Running Calendar

There are three programs organised by the Mackay Road Runners:


Race Program 2017

The calendar is available below or download the PDF version.

Date Event & Venue Distance Gun Time Type Volunteers Map
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Registrations close 10 minutes before gun time
 Sun Jul 23 M-Test King / Queen of the Mtn & Laura Pettifer Memorial & Podiatry Mky Junior - Netherdale, Mackay - Eungella Road, 3.2 or 6.4 8.00am   CC   Karen Low, Scott Nissen, Josh Eisemann  
 Sun Jul 30 Reef-Forest Run - Risely Parade, Cape Hillsborough (BBQ) 5 or 9km 8.00am   CC   Jamie Sanders, Carl Pinkstone, Melissa Harris  
 Sun Aug 06 Sea Breeze Shuffle - Seabreeze Hotel, Pacific Esplanade, Lamberts Beach 5 / 10km   4.00pm   SOCIAL   
 Sun Aug 13 Eimeo Pacific Hotel Run - Eimeo Pacific Hotel, Mango Avenue, Eimeo  5 / 14km   4.00pm   HC   Will Morgan, Mark McFadzen, Rachel Silvestri  
 Sun Aug 20 North Qld Bulk Ports Magic Mile - Open/Podiatry Mky Jnr Mile   - Breakwater Access Rd, Mackay Harbour 1.6km   4.00pm   CC   Lindsey Wiggins, Shane Barben, Mark Walz  
 Sun Aug 27 Shield’s Stampede - 21 Karl Langer Crescent, Mt Pleasant 5 / 12km   4.00pm   SCR Jo Skinner, Craig McGahey, David Isbister  
 Sat Sep 02 Pre-Father’s Day Run @ Mackay parkrun - Botanical Gardens playground, Cnr Mackay Bypass Rd and Jackson St, West Mackay 5 / 10km   7.00am   SCR Robyn Madill, Pamela Houston, Peter Wright  
 Sun Sep 10 Bonson’s Scrub Rd, The Leap - Meet at Coningsby State School at 3.30 pm for car pooling to start line 6 / 12km   4.00pm   HC   Greg ONeill, Christine Webb, Bronwyn Overal  
 Sun Sep 17 Benita Willis 10km Bluewater Lagoon - Caneland Park (Behind Bluewater Lagoon), River St, Mackay City 5 / 10km   4.00pm   HC   Cath Riggs, Graeme Harris, Anna Walsh  
 Sun Sep 24 3klm Club Championship - Rotunda, Queens Park, Goldsmith St, East Mackay 3km   4.00pm   CC   Kim Saron, Nikki Giles, Ryan Tilse  
 Sun Oct 01 The Jungle Run - Botanical Gardens playground, Cnr Mackay Bypass Rd and Jackson St, West Mackay 5km   6.30am   SOCIAL   
 Sun Oct 08 Gooseponds Galavant - Gooseponds Car Park, Willis Street, North Mackay (Drinks & BBQ)   7.5km   4.00pm   SOCIAL   
 Sat Oct 14 Mackay Road Runners Presentation Dinner   - TBA Unlimited 6.30pm   SOCIAL   

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
CC Club Championship Race - Scratch Start - Club Championship & Handicap Points
Event fees applies


Wednesday Track

Wednesday Track  

Midweek Club Run

When: Wednesdays at 6.00pm

Location: Blue Water Quay, Corner Brisbane and River Streets.  Organisers: Jim Ford (0417 797 346), Janelle Tilse (0400 997 432)

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

Courses: Various around Mackay CBD and River Pathways

(non-club/casual/no cost)


Summer Social Runs - Oct 2016 to Feb 2017

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


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