The 2017 series is coming soon...

We’re excited that you’re interested in the 2017 The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face however entries are not open yet and we are currently working on this site to update the details before we open entries in late March.

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We hope to see you at the 2017 events!


In a Snapshot

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.

We are excitied to launch two new race locations and a range of new ideas for 2017 to 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.

2017 Race dates:

  • Race 1: Sunday 18 June – Westerfolds Park ~ 5km / 11km / 15km
  • Race 2: Sunday 9 July – Smiths Gully ~ 6km / 12km / 17km
  • Race 3: Sunday 6 August – Silvan, Dandenong Ranges – 7km / 15km / 20km
  • Race 4: Sunday 10 September – Anglesea – 8km / 15km / 23km
  • Race 5 - night race: Friday 6th October – Studley Park – 5km / 11km / 15km

"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.

The Trail Running Series freedom of the trails

Formerly called the Salomon and HOKA Trail Running Series, The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face has received an exciting facelift in 2017 with a new sponsor and a range of new ideas and race locations.


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