Training on the course

Training on course is available year around.

Training Programmes

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Orientation Runs

Sunday January 31 – 9am at Bullring
This run will cover all the new parts of the 55km course in legs 2 and 3. Meet at the Bullring at 9am. We will run Leg 2 down Longridge Rd and Smeatons Track and then leg 3 along Tunnel Track and Racemans Tracks before returning past the bottom of Powder Ridge and finish by running up Whare Flat Rd. Approximately 20km.

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Sunday February 21 – 9am at Bullring
A nice slow long run covering all of legs 2 to 5 of the 55km course (see course description here). We will then return along Swampy Ridge to Flagstaff and the Bullring. Approximately 36km. Allow at least 6 hours and bring your own food and water. There is very little water on the course for the last 25km.

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Sunday March 7 – 9am at George St entrance to Woodhaugh
The first part of the 26km course up Flagstaff, Swampy, down Morrisons and then run back down Leith Valley Rd to start. Aprrox 20km.

Sunday March 14 – 9am at George St entrance to Woodhaugh
Run up Leith Valley to join the second part of the 26km course (and last 2 legs of 55km). Up Leith Valley to turn off over bridge into City Forest section. Over Mt Cargill and down to race finish at Chingford Park. Then run down road back to the start. Approx 22km.

You will need to be self-sufficient with water, food and warm gear for each of these runs.

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