Trail Running calendar near Melbourne 2024-2025

We have found 15 Trailruns within 80 kilometers of Melbourne. See below where and when you can find the races.

The Silvan Race, part of The Trail Running Series, takes place in the scenic Silvan area of the Dandenong Ranges. Known for its challenging terrain, the race features courses of 22km, 15km, and 7.5km, winding through lush rainforests and towering Mountain Ash trees. The event is conducted in a uniqu..

The Berry Long Run is an annual trail running event held in Blackwood, VIC, featuring two race distances: a 70km ultra-marathon and a 40km run. Celebrating its 10th year in 2024, the event serves as a qualifier for the UTMB and awards ITRA points. It aims to raise funds for Berry Street, a charity s..

The Devilbend Trail Run is an annual event held in August at the Devilbend Natural Features Reserve on the Mornington Peninsula. It offers various distance options including 4km, 7km, 12km, and 21.1km, as well as a Magic Mile for children under 13. The event features diverse terrains such as grass, ..

September 2024

The Bellarine Rail Trail Run is scheduled for Sunday, September 1, 2024, offering 17km and 34km race options. Early bird registration is available for a flat fee of $15 until August 25, after which the fee increases to $25 until entries close on August 31. No entries will be accepted on the day of t..

The Puffing Billy Running Festival, held on 7-8 September 2024, is a unique event where participants race against the historic Puffing Billy steam train through the scenic Dandenong Ranges in Victoria. The festival features various races, including a 21.1km Half Marathon, a 13.5km Classic, a 5km Fam..

The Maribyrnong River Run is an annual running event held at Footscray Park, Footscray, along the scenic Maribyrnong River. Scheduled for Sunday, September 8, 2024, the event features three race distances: a half marathon (21.1 km), a 10 km run, and a 5 km run. Now in its third year, the Maribyrnong..

October 2024

The Mt Macedon Trail Run, part of the Trailsplus Mountain Trail Series, offers a range of distances from 10km to 50km. Set in the scenic Macedon Ranges, the event features challenging ascents and descents often shrouded in winter fog, providing a unique and picturesque running experience. The start ..

The Roller Coaster Trail Run is a unique trail running event held in the lush wilderness of the Dandenong Ranges National Park, just an hour from Melbourne’s CBD. This event features a variety of races including a 46k Ultra, 23k Marathon, 12k Twilight run, and a 2k trail run for kids. Known for its ..

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November 2024

The Marysville Marathon Festival is an annual running event hosted by Trailsplus, aimed at supporting community recovery from the 2009 bushfires. The festival features various races, including 4km, 10km, Half Marathon (21km), Marathon (42km), and Ultramarathon (50km), set on scenic trails through va..

December 2024

The Afterglow Twilight Trail Half Marathon is a unique night trail running event held on the Surf Coast, celebrating the vibrant spirit of trail running with a whimsical twist. Participants can choose from various distances, including a 21km, 13km, 5km mini glow, and a 5km Body Positive Stomp. The e..

January 2025

The Two Bays Trail Run is an annual running event held on the Mornington Peninsula, featuring two main distances: a 28km run from Dromana to Cape Schanck and a 56km ultra-marathon that covers the same route twice. Scheduled for January 12, 2025, with a fallback date of January 19, the event requires..

February 2025

The Flying Brick Bellarine Sunset Run is an annual event held on the second Saturday of February on the Bellarine Peninsula. Celebrating its 10th anniversary on February 8th, 2025, the event features three main races: the Active Feet Half Marathon, the Steigen 10 km, and the McColl's Transport Bully..

March 2025

The River Run Geelong is set to take place on Sunday, March 3, 2024, offering both a 10km run and a 5km run/walk starting at Barwon Valley Park. Participants can expect a fantastic finisher's medal, with the event supporting River's Gift in their mission to stamp out SIDS. The course features drink ..

The Warburton Trail Run Festival is a three-day event celebrating trail running in the picturesque Warburton Valley, located east of Melbourne, Victoria. The festival features a variety of races, including ultra-marathons, night runs, and unique events like the Lilo Derby, where participants use flo..

May 2025

Down Under 135 is an ultra-endurance foot race held in the Lerderderg State Forest, Victoria, Australia. Spanning 135 miles (220 km) in a single stage, it is renowned as one of the most challenging races in the Southern Hemisphere. The event tests participants with rugged terrain and significant ele..