After much deliberation, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2018 Runaway Barossa Marathon event.
The inaugural event in 2017 delivered a great location, challenging courses, spectacular scenery, beautiful spring weather and wonderful Barossa hospitality, which are qualities we are looking for in subsequent events. We are committed to finding another equally stunning location for future events in the Barossa Valley.

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Why Run Barossa?

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Awesome foursome

4 distances to choose from -
42km  |  21km  |  10km  |  2km Kids Run
and generous cut-off times to enjoy the journey!

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Enjoy the weekend

With easy access from Adelaide’s CBD - run on Saturday then savour the gourmet food and award winning wine of the Barossa! Find out more.

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Medal motivation

Finisher medal for all.
Check out Entry Fee Inclusions.

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Finish live festivities

Finish smiling with live entertainment and a fun festival vibe. Find out more.

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Run in style

Tell the world you ran away in Barossa with our awesome merch range. Coming soon...

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Free event app

Live updates, athlete tracking and full event info on demand.

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 winery. Cross the line smiling and treat yourself. You’ve earned it.

Enjoy Responsibly.

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