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Welcome to the Coburg Harriers Fun Runs for 2017, join one of Melbourne’s oldest athletic clubs by participating in our friendly fun run events. All events are run by Coburg Athletic Club volunteers and all income from events goes to the club to enable us to put on affordable community events such as fun runs and to foster junior athletic development at the club level.

We welcome runners (and walkers) of all levels, our emphasis is on participating at your best


Next Featured Run: Sunday 25th June 2017 | 9:00 am

Harold Stevens Bluestone Classic – Melbourne’s Toughest Fun Run; yep, this aren’t no walk in the park.  You get 3K Track, 4K Path & finally 8K of cross country running.

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The 3km Track run will start at the 300mark at the North end of the track, run/ walk 7.5 laps to finish at the 100m “start” area (Steeple) in front of the Clubroom.

 

The 7km run/walk:

Do the 3km as above then go out of the track for the 4km “road” leg and head south down the bike path to a turnaround half way along the market garden ( 85m before the “swing bridge”).

Then return back to the Athletic Track and do a clockwise loop to the finish line at the Clubroom.

 

15km runners do all of the above and then head out on the X-C course, turn right at the Edgars Creek bridge.

The X-C course is a 4km loop and returns to the track through the back gate and goes clockwise on the athletic track to the start/finish line.

Then go out for another lap of the 4km course! Finish line is as above in front of the Clubroom. (Near the steeple jump).


Fun Run Event – Coburg Harriers presents the King & Queen of the North

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COBURG HARRIERS FUN RUNS 2017

Date Event Name Distance Start Time
2017 January 15   New Year’s Resolution Fun Run 12k 6k 3k 9am
2017 February 26 Active Moreland Fun Run –
Coburg Harriers co-ordinating this event
9am
2017 March 5 Coburg 6 Hour
Walk and Run 
6am
2017 April 22/23 Coburg 24hr,
Sat/Sun, VIC 24 hour Track Championship
10am
2017 May 21 Coburg King
and Queen of the North [ Results ]
12k 6k 3k 9am
2017 June  25 Harold Stevens
Bluestone Classic [ RESULTS ]
The 3km Track run will start at the 300mark at the North end of the track, run/ walk 7.5 laps to finish at the 100m “start” area (Steeple) in front of the Clubroom. The 7km run/walk:Do the 3km as above then go out of the track for the 4km “road” leg and head south down the bike path to a turnaround half way along the market garden ( 85m before the “swing bridge”).Then return back to the Athletic Track and do a clockwise loop to the finish line at the Clubroom. 

15km runners do all of the above and then head out on the X-C course, turn right at the Edgars Creek bridge.

The X-C course is a 4km loop and returns to the track through the back gate and goes clockwise on the athletic track to the start/finish line.

Then go out for another lap of the 4km course! Finish line is as above in front of the Clubroom. (Near the steeple jump).

15km 7km, 3km 9am
2017 July 23 Coburg Fun
Run 
12k 6k 3k 9am
2017 August 20 Coburg Half
Marathon
21.1k 10k 4.5k 9am
2017 October 8 Coburg Lake
Classic Fun Run and Walk
10km & 5km 9am
2017 November 5  Coburg Fun Run & Walk 12k 6k 3k 9am

 


Important Fun Run Information:

  • Location of Harold Stevens Athletic Track (HSAT): Google Maps Link
  • Contact Information: our email address is | funruns@coburgharriers.org.au | please use this address for all event enquiries etc.
  • Coaching: Coburg Harriers run middle distance training groups at the track on Tuesday and Thursday nights starting at 6:00 pm, cost is a $2 donation to the coach Brian Delaney. If you become a regular training group member you are obliged to join our club. By joining our club you can also run for Coburg Harriers at Athletics Victoria Events through Summer & Winter.
  • Computer Timing: each Entrant is giving a number which is entered into the computer system as you cross the finish line (if you can’t finish the event please advise officials asap)

Event Categories for 2016 Long Events (usually 12k, 15k or Half Marathon & Short Events (usually 4k, 6k):

  • Male 6K Run | Walk
  • Male Junior 6K Run | Walk
  • Male 12K Run | Walk
  • Male Junior 12K Run | Walk
  • Female 6K Run | Walk
  • Female Junior 6K Run | Walk
  • Female 12K Run | Walk
  • Female Junior 12K Run | Walk
  • Male 3K
  • Female 3K

Results: are available on this webpage usually within 24 Hours of the event end.

Entry: Online Entry is preferable so we can pre-organise the event, you can also enter on the day.

Course: unless advised otherwise our course runs through the Coburg Parklands on the bike path.

Start Time: 9:00 am.

Post-race supper: we offer a post race supper and free Tea and Coffee

  • Parking: there is ample parking at the Coburg Basketball Stadium, next to the Harold Stevens Athletic Track
  • Cycling to HSAT: you can take the Main Yarra Bike Trail to the Merri Creek Bike Path from the City, you can lock your bike near the change rooms or bring it into the club rooms.
  • Public Transport to HSAT: At the end of the Tram 1 Route (Nicholson Street, Brunswick East) you would have a 1.5K walk along the Bicycle Path to the Athletic Track.