A Fixx Nutrition Guide to the 2023 Australian Running Calendar

Get ready, get set, train! It’s time to plan your fitness goals for 2023, and we’ve got the perfect running calendar covering the East Coast of Australia to get you fired up for the year ahead.

Fixx Nutrition is passionate about fitness as a lifestyle, and wellness as a state of mind. We believe that participating in events is not only good for communities and mental health, but is a great source of training motivation as well.

In this post, you’ll find the perfect events for your running calendar, whether you’re in Victoria, Queensland, or New South Wales. 

Running Calendar NSW 2023

NEWPORT POOL TO PEAK OCEAN SWIM 2023

On January 8, 2023, head over to Newport Beach and participate in a 400m, 800m, or 2km swim. Costs range from $30 to $45 per participant. This event is part of the Pittwater Surf Life Saving Clubs Ocean Swim Series.

Learn more: https://www.newportsurfclub.com.au/events/newport-pool-peak-ocean-swim/

TRIATHLON PINK SYDNEY 2023

This family-friendly event takes place on January 15, 2023, and costs $10.50 to $109 per participant. Events include ultra, long, medium, and short triathlons, a kids’ tri, and fun runs of 1km, 3km, and 6km.

Get fit, have fun, and help earn funds for breast cancer awareness.

Learn more: https://www.theeventcrew.com.au/event/triathlon-pink/rounds/sydney/

AUSTRALIA DAY AQUATHON

Make your next Australia Day one to remember! On January 26, 2023, you can dive into Wollongong Harbor, just 1 hour from Sydney, to participate in a fun and safe swim-run that’s suitable for adults and kids alike.

Learn more: https://www.aquathon.com.au/

 

Snowy In 2 Adventure X Triathlon 

Fixx Nutrition and In2Adventure have joined forces to announce an exciting new partnership which is set to provide some amazing benefits to off-road and adventure athletes throughout the country. On 26th February the Snowy Mountains will come alive with off road action.  Located in the heart of Australia’s High County, and starting at an altitude of 1100m with Australia’s highest peak, Mt Kosciuszko as the backdrop, this course is set to delight and challenge athletes of all ages and abilities.The event is part of the National TreX Cross Triathlon Series and is hosted by In2Adventure, the team that brought the ITU World Champs to Australia in 2016. Click here for further information. 

WORLD ATHLETICS CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS – GOLDEN TICKET U20M & U20W

Run a 4k race, and try again the next day. The event kicks off February 17, 2023, and costs $79-$99. The first 7 runners to cross the finish line will be invited to participate in the championship race that takes place 30 hours later.

Learn more: https://worldathletics.org/competitions/world-athletics-cross-country-championships/bathurst23

COASTREK SYDNEY 2023

Join Australia’s most iconic hiking challenge on March 24, 2023. The walk spans 30km, 45km or 60km along Sydney’s gorgeous coastline. The goal for 2023 is to raise $2 million for healthy hearts.

Participation costs range from $147 to $172.

Learn more: https://www.coastrek.com.au/events-sydney-nsw/?utm_campaign=sct23_register_my-next-challenge&utm_medium=website&utm_source=online-listing&utm_content=&utm_term=

 

ULTRA-TRAIL AUSTRALIA – KATOOMBA

From 11-14 May 2023, the scenic and serene town of Katoomba in the heart of the stunning Blue Mountains, NSW, will once again welcome thousands of runners, spectators and support crew to Ultra-Trail Australia by UTMB (UTA). Fixx Nutrition was an official event partner in 2022 and is looking forward to the 2023 edition of the race. Click here for more information. 

Running Calendar VIC 2023

BELLS BASH CLIFF RUN

On January 6, 2023, welcome in the new year with a 4km run/walk, 8km run, or 1.5km kid’s run along Jan Juc Beach and its surrounding clifftops. Costs range from $30 to $45.

Learn more: https://janjucsurfclub.com.au/Bells-Bash-Cliff-Top-Run/

TRIATHLON PINK MELBOURNE 2023

On January 22, 2023, enjoy a triathlon for all women and children ages 7 to 13. Distances range from short to ultra. The Melbourne-based edition of this nationwide event helps raise awareness and funds for breast cancer research.

Learn more: https://www.theeventcrew.com.au/event/triathlon-pink/rounds/melbourne/

2XU TRIATHLON SERIES RACE 3 ST KILDA 2023

On January 15, 2023, in Catani Gardens, individuals can enter the event for $35 to $130, and teams can enter for $85 to $175. Family and kids options are available, as well as five distances for sprint, Olympic, and aqua bike events.

Learn more: https://www.2xutriathlonseries.com.au/race-3/

WANGARATTA MARATHONS AND FUN RUNS

Enjoy scenic paths surrounded by nature as you take on a marathon, half-marathon, 10km or 5km run/walk, or 2km kids’ run, starting at Wangaratta Showgrounds. The event takes place on March 19, 2023.

Learn more: http://www.wangarattamarathon.com.au/

WANDI CROSS 2023

On 10th of June 2023, enjoy a scenic trail run for yourself or with the entire family. Adult and kid events allow you to use a variety of strength and endurance skills to complete a marathon, half-marathon, or 5km/2km kid’s run across 3,220m of natural ground with 1,860m of elevation.

Learn more: https://www.wandicross.com/

BUFFALO STAMPEDE SKY MARATHON 2023

From 31st March 2023, enjoy a scenic trail run for yourself or with the entire family. Adult and kid events allow you to use a variety of strength and endurance skills to complete Australia’s original sky marathon, a 20km sky run, or 10 km twlight sky tun. Also on offer atre the 5km/2km family run along the beautiful township of Bright.

Test yourself in the 100km or 100km relay sky ultra marathon or compete in the Grand Slam events.

Learn more: https://buffalostampede.com.au/

 

RUNNERS CALENDAR QLD 2023

CASTLE HILL TRAIL RUN

The first of the Outer Limits Trail Running Series 2023 takes place in Townsville. Participation costs range from $13 to $37. Beginners and kids can enjoy a 3km-run, and more experienced athletes can participate in 6km or 9km-runs.

Learn more: http://outerlimitsadventure.com.au/event/castle-hill-trail-run/

 

GC SUNS TWILIGHT RUN 

Fixx Nutrition is proud to partner with the Gold Coast SUNS has launched its latest community initiative, revealing the inaugural GC SUNS Twilight Run to be hosted at Metricon Stadium on Saturday, February 4, 2023. There will be three distance categories; a 2.5km Kids Dash, a 5km and 10km event, with all courses completing a lap of the Metricon Stadium oval. Visit https://www.gcsunsrun.com/ to sign up today. 

 

GOLD COAST RUNNING FESTIVAL 2023

For $15 to $99, you can run a half-marathon, 10km, 5km, or 1km-race across the unbelievably beautiful Gold Coast.

Learn more: https://www.theeventcrew.com.au/event/gold-coast-running-festival/

 

GC30 MAIN BEACH AND GC50 

 

On the 21st May, Fixx Nutrition is partnering with the 2023 edition of the GC30 Run Festival in an event filled with nature, ocean views and good vibes. The 30km distance provides the ideal stepping stone between the half-marathon and full-marathon. On the 2nd and 3rd of December, the GC50 Run Festival hosted from Coolangatta will cap off the year with the ultimate challenges well as offering competitors the option of 50km, 25km, 12km, 5km and Kids Dash events. Fixx Nutrition will be there at both events as a partner and the team may even lace up their sneakers and compete. 

 

GOLD COAST MARATHON 

 

Fixx Nutrition is looking forward to partnering again with the 43rd Village Roadshow Theme Parks Gold Coast Marathon will be held Saturday 1 – Sunday 2 July 2023. Its famous flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and Broadwater plus ideal winter running conditions result in 60% of participants achieving personal best times each year. To find out more visit the official website here

TRIATHLON PINK BRISBANE 2022

Earn money for breast cancer research, and show your support for all the survivors and warriors who are no longer with us. Women and children 7 to 13 can participate from $10.50 to $135. Proceeds help support their partner, the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Short through ultra run options are available, as well as a kids’ tri and various fun runs (1km, 3km, and 6km).

Learn more: https://www.theeventcrew.com.au/event/triathlon-pink/rounds/brisbane/

RAINBOW BEACH TRAIL FESTIVAL

Enjoy a 1km-run, half-marathon, or full marathon at Rainbow Beach on July 26, 2023. A mix of striking cliffs and stunning fire trails make this an incredibly scenic event to enjoy. Costs to participate range from $70 to $120.

Learn more: https://www.runqld.com.au/rainbow-beach

WILD EARTH COASTAL HIGH 50

Fixx Nutrition will be partnering with the incredible Wild Earth Coastal High event in 2023. Tackle a 50km or 28km running/hiking experience that scales Springbrook and Lamington National Parks in the Gold Coast Hinterland.

It all happens September 2, 2023.

Learn more: https://www.coastalhigh.com.au/

 

RUNNERS CALENDAR ACT 

In 2023, Fixx Nutrition will again be partnering with the Canberra Times Marathon Festival. ake on one of Australia’s oldest city runs this year at the Canberra Times Marathon Festival 2023!

With 5 distances to choose from (42.2K, 21.1K, 10K, 5.4K, 2K Kids run) all courses being surrounded by the beautiful Canberra lakeside, the National Rose Gardens and Parliament House – what more could you want! Click here to learn more and register. 

 

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