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Welcome to the Trail Running Series presented by The North Face

The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face takes your running off-road with a series of popular races at breath-taking wilderness locations within a 1hr drive from Melbourne.

Each of the five events in The Series includes a short, medium and long course race that gives you plenty of carefree, smile-inducing running through some magnificent natural landscapes.

5 great locations; kids' runs at Race 3 & 4; NEW Saturday night race; friendly social atmosphere; and a range of new ideas for 2018 will add to your trail running fun. Either way you will breathe in plenty of fresh air and grin from ear to ear as you run through valleys lined with tree ferns, weave through towering gum trees and sweep along flowing trails beside rivers, creeks, beaches and lookouts.

We guarantee you'll love it.


Enter the whole series or choose the races that suit you.

2018 Proposed Race Dates and Venues:

  • Race 1: Sunday 17 June – Westerfolds Park - 5km / 11km / 15km
  • Race 2: Sunday 15 July – Smiths Gully - 7km / 13km / 18km
  • Race 3: Sunday 5 August – Silvan, Dandenong Ranges – 7km / 15km / 21km
  • Race 4: Sunday 16 September – Anglesea – 8km / 15km / 23km
  • Race 5 - night race: Saturday 6 October – Yarra Bend – 5km / 11km / 15km

*Entries for the 2018 Series are set to open Monday 26th March! 

It’s great to have the opportunity to run a race in places like these; it’s the FREEDOM of running through the trails that make it so spectacular,” said Sonia O’Sullivan, Series Competitor.
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