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Running Calendar

Race Program 2020 

The calendar is available below.

Bring your own water for all 12km and under events.

SOCIAL No Handicap or Club Championship Points
Scratch start – Handicap Points
Handicap Race Start – Handicap Points
Club Championship Race – Scratch Start – Club Championship & Handicap Points
Event fees applies

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Shawn’s Summer Series – Oct 2020 to Feb 2021

Summer Series PDF Calendar here.

Coordinators of Summer Socials – at least on in attendance to organise each event.

  • Jim Ford – 0417 797 346
  • Janelle Tilse – 0400 997 432
  • Alana Ford – 0431 217 584


All runs start at 5.30pm with the exception of Cape Hillsborough. Refreshments afterwards with a gold coin donation to cover expenses. Bring a water bottle.

All runs start at 5.30 pm with the exception of Cape Hillsborough.

Midweek Club Run

When: Wednesdays at 5:30pm

Location: Mackay Aquatic and Recreation Complex, 193 Boundary Road, Ooralea. Organisers: Jim Ford (0417 797 346), Janelle Tilse (0400 997 432), Alana Ford (0431 217 584)

Format: Group social track training for all abilities. Beginners welcome. Children under 12 require an adult co-runner. Challenge for quick runners.

Courses: Mackay Aquatic and Recreation Complex Athletics Track.

(non-club/casual/$3 for lights and track usage)

DateEvent & VenueDistanceGun TimeTypeMap
Sun Feb 11Lighthouse warm up – Mackay Harbour Boat Ramp Car Park, Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour5km5.30pmSOCIALhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/692434063
Sun Feb 18Tilse’s Toddle – 24 Johnson St, West Mackay5 / 10km5.30pmSCRhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1768923328
Sun Feb 25Martel Marina Sprint – Mackay Harbour Boat Ramp Car Park, Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour5 / 10km5.30pmSOCIALhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1587297987
Fri Mar 02BMA Mackay Marina Launch Run – City Cinema Car Park, Cnr Gregory and Wood St, CBD5km6.00pmSOCIALhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1072293103
Sun Mar 045km Club Championship – Rotunda, Queens Park, Goldsmith St, East Mackay5km5.30pmCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/286234577
Sun Mar 11Ocean International Canter – Quota Park, Binnington Esplanade, South Mackay5 / 8km5.00pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/719982539
Sun Mar 18K Mart Loop – Gordon White Library Car Park, Phillips St, North Mackay5 / 13km5.00pmSCRhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/487131395
Sun Mar 25Tim’s Pub to Pub – 16 Ocean Ave, Slade Point (Note change of address)5 / 16km6.00amCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/199324247
Sun Apr 01The Zambrero Burrito Bolt – 47 Gordon St, Mackay City5 / 10km4.30pmSOCIALhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/737581633
Sun Apr 08Rural View Run – McCready St, Nindaroo5 / 10km4.30pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/731658619
Sun Apr 15Hillsborough Hurt Locker (Trail and Sand) – Risely Parade, Cape Hillsborough10km4.30pmSOCIALhttps://www.strava.com/activities/1241407891
Sun Apr 22Farmer’s Long Gallop – 62 Evans Ave, North Mackay5 / 17km6.30amHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/756777759
Sun Apr 29Mt Bassett Run – New Mulherin Park, East Pt Rd, Mackay Harbour5 / 11km4.00pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1178964235
Sun May 06North Qld Games* – Botanical Gardens Ampitheatre, Crowley5 / 10km7.00amSOCIALhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/763511161
Sun May 12Casu Jack’s Pre-Mothers’ Day Run – Casu Jacks Café, Mulherin Drive, Mackay Harbour5/ 12km6.30amHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/770011820
Sun May 2030km Club Championship – 39 Vassalo Drive, Glenella5 / 30km6.00amCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/776352438
Sun May 27North Harbour Beach Loop – Cathy Freeman Oval, Wren St, Slade Point5 / 11km4.00pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/789710981
Sun Jun 03BMA Mackay Marina Run* – Mackay Marina Precinct, Mackay Harbour21.1km6.30amCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/796210316
Sun Jun 10Mengs Cross Country – Mky & Dist Mountain Bike Club (MAD), Rowallan Park, turn off at cnr Holt’s Rd & Glendarrah Rds, Richmond3.5/7km7.00amSCRhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/803007444
Sun Jun 17Forysths Accounting Services 10k Club Championship – Rotunda, Queens Park, Goldsmith St, East Mackay5 / 10km4.00pmCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/300840744
Sun Jun 24The Grove 10 km Handicap Trophy – The Grove Tavern, Andergrove Road, Andergrove5 / 10km4.00pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/817049720
Sun Jul 01Blue Water Quay Social – Blue Water Quay, Cnr Brisbane & River Sts, CBD5 / 10km4.00pmSOCIAL
Sun Jul 08Robbo’s 61 Steps – Gordon White Library Car Park, Phillips St, North Mackay5 / 10km4.00pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/830606762
Sun Jul 15Blue Water Quay Social – Blue Water Quay, Cnr Brisbane & River Sts, CBD5 / 10km4.00pmSOCIAL
Sun Jul 22M-Test King / Queen of the Mtn & Laura Pettifer Memorial & Podiatry Mky Junior – Netherdale, Mackay – Eungella Road3.2 or 6.48.00amCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/550267780
Sun Jul 29Hillsborough Reef-Forest Run (Trail and Sand) – Risely Parade, Cape Hillsborough (BBQ)5 or 9km8.00amCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1280749514
Sun Aug 05Blue Water Quay Social – Blue Water Quay, Cnr Brisbane & River Sts, CBD5 / 10km4.00pmSOCIAL
Sun Aug 12Eimeo Pacific Hotel Run – Eimeo Pacific Hotel, Mango Avenue, Eimeo5 / 14km4.00pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/867070603
Sun Aug 19North Qld Bulk Ports Magic Mile – Open/Podiatry Mky Jnr Mile – Breakwater Access Rd, Mackay Harbour1.6km8.00amCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1307547276
Sun Aug 26Bonson’s Scrub Rd, The Leap – Meet at Coningsby State School at 3.30 pm for car pooling to start line6 / 12km4.00pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/113420660
Sun Sep 01Pre-Father’s Day Run @ Mackay parkrun – Botanical Gardens playground, Cnr Mackay Bypass Rd and Jackson St, West Mackay5 / 10km7.00amSOCIALhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1127396532
Sun Sep 09Shield’s Stampede – 21 Karl Langer Crescent, Mt Pleasant5 / 12km4.00pmSCRhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/520857970
Sun Sep 16Benita Willis 10km Bluewater Lagoon – Caneland Park (Behind Bluewater Lagoon), River St, Mackay City5 / 10km4.00pmHChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/896777330
Sun Sep 233km Club Championship – Rotunda, Queens Park, Goldsmith St, East Mackay3km 4.00pmCChttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/601207266
Sun Sep 30The Jungle Run – Botanical Gardens playground, Cnr Mackay Bypass Rd and Jackson St, West Mackay5km6.30amSOCIALhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1387084332
Sun Oct 07Eungella Trail Run – Meet at The Eungella Chalet* – Meet at the Eungella Chalet, Eungella21.1km8.00amSOCIALhttps://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/478731095
Sun Oct 14Bye weekend – Rest up and prepare for next week’s presentation night
Sun Oct 20Mackay Road Runners Presentation Dinner – Mackay Surf Club, East Point Drive, Mackay Harbour6.30pmSOCIAL