August 24, 2018

Flinders Island Running Festival

Flinders Island Running Festival

31st August – 2nd September


The Flinders Island Running Festival is all about getting out and having fun. The running festival started in 2007 as a community fun run and health promotion day and had grown every year since. The festival now includes the 42km Pub2Pub Trail Marathon as well as the 26kmBendigo Bank Pub2Pub, followed by a 5km and 2km fun run the very next day.

The festival encourages as many people to participate at any pace they please. There are no time restrictions or expectations for those who like to take their time, but there is plenty of competition for those who like to push themselves.

This year Samantha Gash will be the festival’s guest speaker. Samantha is an endurance athlete, corporate presenter, writer and social entrepreneur.

2018 Festival Events – 

Friday 31st August –

3:30 pm – 5km run/walk Trousers Point through Strezlecki National Park. Meet at the BBQ area. This will be a nominated time event.

6:00 pm – Smorgasbord dinner at the Flinders Island Sports Club with guest speaker, Samantha Gash.

Saturday 1st September –

7:30 am – Pub2Pub 26km course for walkers (individual or team), commencing at the Furneaux Tavern.

7:30 am- Pub2Pub Trail Marathon 42km course for runner only commencing at the Furneaux Tavern.

9:00 am – Pub2Pub 26km course for runners (individual or team), commencing at the Furneaux Tavern.

6:30 pm – Evening dinner at the Furneaux Tavern, Lady Barron.

Sunday 2nd September –

9:30 am – Registrations open for the Fun Run/Walk.

10:30 am – FIAAI Flinders 5 Fun Run (5km and 2 km course, spot prizes).

11:30 am – Food & refreshments available at Sports Club.

12:30 pm – Presentations of all awards and prizes.

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