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Because you work hard almost every day of the year, you deserve the chance to blow off steam by enjoying a weekend getaway, and there's no more scenic destination than the Barossa Valley. While famed for being one the nation's most historic wine regions, the Barossa Valley offers more than just a sip or two of fine beverages. Here, you'll find some of the most spectacular walking and running trails in the region, which is only a 50-minute drive away from Adelaide's city centre. Plus, in addition to half marathons being held on certain trails for the first time this year, there will also be events for children – and full marathons if you think you're up to it.

At IRONMAN Oceania, we're introducing the Runaway Barossa Marathon for the first time, and we're inviting you, your friends, and your family to participate. We believe that there's no better way to see the scenic country views offered by the region than by traversing its numerous trails on foot, and we're expecting thousands of runners from Australia and overseas to help celebrate the introduction of this event. On all our trails, which include sealed roads and biking terrain, we'll have aid stations positioned to keep you comfortable, safe, and hydrated while running. Plus, when you reach the finish line at the Peter Lehmann Winery, you'll be given a medal to prove your achievement.

What You Need to Know about the Barossa Country Half Marathon

We have trails that vary in difficulty and length so that we have something for everybody, but we expect our Barossa half marathons to be especially popular. The half marathon is less challenging but no less rewarding than full marathon events, and regardless of which trail you choose, you can expect to see some of the most amazing country views this nation has to offer. Here's why the Barossa scenic half marathons will be a priority on many people's to-do list this coming spring:

  • Push yourself to your limits – Running a half marathon is a fantastic achievement for anybody, and if you can't run the entire distance, there's nothing wrong with dropping off the pace from time to time to enjoy the fantastic scenic sights.
  • Join thousands of like-minded people – When you run a Barossa Valley country half marathon, you'll be joined by countless other runners who have similar ambitions to you. Get involved with the opportunity of a lifetime by signing up for our Barossa Valley scenic half marathons.
  • Make the most of your time in the region – Now, you can enjoy a trip to the Barossa Valley with a difference by completing a half marathon during your weekend away. Enjoy the sights, indulge in the views of the district, and to reward yourself, enjoy a sip of fine wine and gourmet food after completing the race.

Sign Up for the Barossa Valley Half Marathons Today

At IRONMAN Oceania, we're a part of the group that's responsible for more large-scale sporting events in the world than anybody else, and we're excited to unveil our marathons in the Barossa Valley following the success and popularity of our races in Auckland. Sign up today, and we'll see you ready to run on the day.