Welcome to the Coburg Harriers Fun Runs for 2014, 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 Fun Run: May 18th King & Queen of the North - your chance to become a 'King' or 'Queen' of the Northern Suburbs, be recognised amongst your running peers as royalty.
Location of Harold Stevens Athletic Track (HSAT): Google Maps Link
Contact Information: our email address is |
| 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 2014 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
Results: are available on this webpage usually within 24 Hours of the event end. An archive of previous events can be found here.
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. See this link for the tram route (map). See this link for the tram route information and timetable.
Google Map link showing the end of the tram route (Nicholson Street) and the bike path that goes up along the Merri Creek.