Life Member Agnes Farmer wins the 2013 Australia Day Mackay Regional Council Sports Award
|Fri Mar 03|
|BMA Mackay Marina Launch Run - City Cinema Car Park, Cnr Gregory and Wood St, CBD|
|Sun Mar 05|
|5klm Club Championship - Rotunda, Queens Park, Goldsmith St, East Mackay|
|Sun Mar 12|
5 / 8km
|Ocean International Canter - Quota Park, Binnington Esplanade, South Mackay|
|Sun Mar 19|
5 / 13km
|K Mart Loop - Gordon White Library Car Park, Phillips St, North Mackay|
|Sun Mar 26|
5 / 16km
|Tim's Pub to Pub - 367 Slade Point Rd, Slade Point|
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The Mackay Road Runners Club is an incorporated club with over one hundred members and is affiliated with Athletics North Queensland. Club competitions are held each weekend from February through to October, usually on Sunday afternoons over distances ranging from a mile (1.6 km) to 30 km. All social runners and joggers are most welcome to attend.
Annual Membership Fees
- $57 for Senior Member (18 years and over)
- $24 for a junior Member (12 - 17 years)
- Volunteer Member - no cost but please register
Annual membership fees are due by the last day of February annually for existing members. For new members, membership fees are due immediately. Club points are allocated only when runners are financial club members. To be eligible for annual awards, members must have competed in a minimum of ten calendar events.
Weekly Race Fees
- Members - $2 per race per person (senior and junior) and payable on registering each race day
- Non-Members - $10 seniors, $5 juniors and no race time recorded
- Important – Registrations close 10 minutes before the Gun time to allow the Handicapper and Registrars time to prepare for their run
DIY Training Groups
Midweek casual, non-club, no cost, 5 - 10 km runs commencing at 6pm each occur each Wednesday. Check out the Running Calendar for details.
In addition, informal D.I.Y training groups get together during the week - talk to members on Sunday to find out who's doing what.
A group does long runs leaving from the Parkside Shopping Centre Carpark, cnr Bridge Rd and Paradise St at 5.00am sharp Saturday mornings. This is followed by a rewarding Coffee and Catch Up from 7am.