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→
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 Runnersdo 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 Runnersrun 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