21 Oct 2017

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Saturday 21 October 2017
A weekend away to savour. Share in the magical Barossa and a running experience to remember.

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Away from it all


Leave behind the everyday and immerse yourself in the natural beauty and warm hospitality of the Runaway Barossa Marathon. A race experience that’s all about sharing in life’s simple pleasures.


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Room to run free


Welcome to rolling countryside, quiet roads and wide open skies. Marathon, Half Marathon and 10km distances – all run on a mix of sealed roads and hard packed trails. With typically sunny springtime days and mild temperatures to help you on your way.


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Indulge yourself


Enjoy a weekend of restaurants, wineries, brewers, bakers and a finish line situated within the Peter Lehmann winery. Cross the line smiling and treat yourself. You’ve earned it.

Enjoy Responsibly.

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Entry Fees

Race Distance EARLY
Until 30 June
1 Jul - 24 Sep
25 Sep - 20 Oct
  Price Price Price
Marathon (Adult 18+ years) $140.00 $155.00 $165.00
Half Marathon (Adult 16+ years) $99.00 $115.00 $125.00
10km (Adult 16+ years) $50.00 $55.00 $60.00
Kids Run (Child 5 - 12 years) $25.00 $25.00 $30.00


Please Note: All entry fees are shown in Australian dollars and include GST and 8% Active fee. Find out more >

Training Tips

by Gaz Brown at Get Running

Having run on the course surface in the Barossa Valley in a recent visit to this mind boggling, awe-inspiring wine country... get ready for some nice rolling variable surfaces. If you like a nice wide open space to run in then this is for you! Get ready for a nice even tar seal road surface with hard packed limestone mixed in for variation. I actually found the hard packed limestone nice to run on, it wasn’t too loose under foot and it seemed to flow really well. You won’t need off road shoes for this race, just some fresh road shoes.

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Mum is the word at Runaway Barossa

When Sydney mum Nicole Bunyon started her Facebook group “Running Mum’s Australia”, she was just hoping to connect with few like-minded mum’s who shared her passion for running and make some new friends. Fast forward four years and that simple decision has impacted the lives of women across Australia because Running Mum’s Australia has become a social media and running network sensation, spreading the word about the fun, social, lifestyle and health benefits that being active offers.

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21 Oct 2017