Mt Glorious – Race Information – Sun 18 Feb 2018
Entries OPEN for 2018! Enter here
Entry fee: . TRAQ Member $40 non-TRAQ member $55
TRAQ Membership details here
Registration closes on: Saturday, 17 February 2018 at 2:00 PM – (GMT+10:00) Brisbane
What you need to know:
It is a tough 22km with 1200m of climb and 650m of descent. Make sure you carry 1 litre of water.
It is a beautiful run that leads from Cedar Flats via the top of Northbrook Mountain and England Creek to the rainforest at the top of Mount Glorious, finishing at the clearing opposite the Maiala picnic area.
Description: from Cedar Flats valley climb east up the ridgeline firebreak, it is initially steep, but then runnable. Turn left at the first junction, then right at Northbrook Mountain junction and go down to England Creek (midpoint and manned check point) then there is a continuous 600m climb up to the top of Mount Glorious.
When you are about to reach the top, turn left onto the historic stone-lined western ridge single trail through the rainforest. There are a few stone stairs you will climb to reach the Western Window from which it is a flat run to the finish at the clearing opposite Maiala Park. Also, see map and profile below. Continue reading Mt Glorious Mnt Trails – Sun 18 Feb 2018
2017/18 Membership open now. Link Here
TRAQ’s new membership year starts on the first of October 2017, so you are able to sign up now and get the membership discount entry fee for all of our events up to October next year.
The Committee decided to keep the same low membership fee that we asked for during the first nine months of this year. Once again we joined up with Qld Athletics and QRun to ensure that we are part of the bigger running family and because this affiliation allows us to maintain very low membership fees, as we are covered by their insurance.
The basic TRAQ membership fee is $17.50, the TRAQ membership fee is $7.50 if you already are a 2017/2018 member of Qld Athletics and TRAQ Volunteer (no running!) membership is free. If you are considering participating in more events of Qld Athletics (Track and Field and Cross Country) you can now become a TRAQ Dual Member for $62.50 . This is a nice offer by Qld Athletics to us because of our special ‘State Body’ Status, which basically gives the Traditional Qld Athletics Membership at 1/2 price. These are the most popular memberships, contact me if you would like to become a TRAQ member with a different Qld Athletics membership.
We’d love to have your company again for all of our events!
Want to get into trail running but don’t know where to start? Below is a comprehensive list of clubs who would be glad to have you join them. Some groups are free while others offer more structured runs and coaching. With the booming SEQ trail running scene, now is the time to get those shoes dirty!
Brisbane Trail Runners do night runs & week-end trail runs all over Brisbane. Main runs at Mt Coot-tha. Facebook
Bunyaville Trail Runners Social run every Wed night from 5.30pm. Speed/hill work Tues 5:30pm. Website – here Facebook –here.
Bunya Belles – an all ladies run group who enjoy the trails in Bunyaville Conservation Park – facebook page here
South Pine Striders – is a runner’s & walkers club based in Eatons Hill and the wider Pine Rivers area. They run the trails at Bullockys Rest.
Wild Runners – offer trail run coaching and training on Brisbane’s trails and on-line. Facebook and website.
Brookfield Runners – The Brookfield Runners have been running, walking and cycling through the foothills of Mt Coot-tha for more than 30 years. Their facebook page here.
Trailblazers Run Coaching – Bunyaville website Need some specific run coaching? check TRC out.
The Run Inn has group runs in Bunyaville State Forest. Contact for details.
Caboolture Road Runners hold trail runs on week-ends. Websitehere They run over many Glasshouse Trail Runs courses.
Brisbane River City Runners run in Toohey Forest every Saturday from 6am. Once a month they have a great post-run breakfast. Call them before you show up, in case they’re away at a special event.
Sherwood Forest Run happens 7am sharp every Saturday from Jolimont St. You might even meet someone famous at this one.
Springfield Runners Group – Running around the Karawatha Forest Sprindfield area – facebook
Mountain Goat Trail Runners – run Mt Coot-tha every Wed night – facebook
Gold Coast Trail Runners – Free weekly Tuesday morning & regular Sunday trail runs.
Trail Chix – Gold Coast website
Noosa Ultra & Trail Runners – facebook page here
Hervey Bay Trail Runners – facebook
Toowoomba Trail Runners – facebook page here
Full list of running clubs can be found here.
Dynamic Running – group training for runners in the Cairns area. We are based in Edge Hill, and we also offer clinics at selected venues around the region. Website
Cairns Road Runners – Road Running and Racing; Track Running; Trail Running; Fun Runs; Social Events. And training too – website
Ladies only training
Bunya Belles – Brisbane at Bunyaville – facebook here
Trail Chix – Gold Coast website
2017 SEQ & other events calendar xls file 2017-Run-Calendar
Feb 19, 2017 Mt Glorious Mountain Trails race info
March 19, 2017 – TRAQ AGM at Trail Co – 70 Macgregor Terrace, Bardon – time to be advised
Apr 02, 2017 Pinnacles Classic – race info
May 28, 2017 Brisbane Trail Marathon Gold Creek Enoggera Reservoir
July 09, 2017 Walkabout Creek Enoggera Reservoir
Aug 13, 2017 Lake Manchester Trails – race info (2014 info)
Oct 15, 2017 Washpool / Gibraltar Trails – race info (2014 info) entry
Links to Queensland trail events websites. Please check the race websites for correct dates or cancellations.
The Run Inn – website Glasshouse Trail Running Series, Hares & Hounds and Mt Mee Classic
Run Queensland – website Rainbow Beach, Glasshouse Mnt runs and Blackall 100.
Those Guys Events – website SEQ Trail Running Series – Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast trail runs and Coastal High 50.
Gold Coast Ultras – website Gold Coast Trail Runs – Nerang State Forest, Numinbuh 2 Pollys
Dynamic Running – FNQ – website 3 Marathons in 3 Days, Kuranda to Port Douglas Ultra Trail Marathon, Black Mountain Half Trail Marathon.
Aust and Qld Mnt Running Championship – Brisbane – Camp Mnt/Bellbird Grove – details
Lamington Classic website
Kokoda Challenge – website Brisbane, Toowoomba, Melbourne & Perth.
Oxfam Trailwalker – website Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne & Perth.
Aura – Ultra running events website
Looking for other races, check out the Australian Running Calendar. Looking for upcoming marathons? Find the race atmymarathonclub and ausrunning.
Bunyaville parkrun – a free 5km timed run every Saturday from 7am at James Drysdale Reserve, Bunyaville – website
Nambour pakrun website
Sirromet parkrun – Redlands website