Run #3: Russell Falls
Date: Saturday 22nd July 2017
Description: Russell Falls is an ideal beginners trail run –or just a whole heap of fun for the more experienced trail runner!! It takes in a couple of the most beautiful waterfalls in Tassie as well as some of Tassie's tallest trees. The trail is pretty much wheel chair standard, except for the stairs!
Entry fee: $25 per person
Entry Cap: there is a cap of 100 runners for this event
Run start time: 10am. Registration from 8:30am, near the park enterance just after you cross the Tyenna river.
Exciting new run for 2015 - the Hobart Sky Run is a point to point 22km event traversing the Mt Wellington range and finishing in Hobart, scheduled for 15th March 2015.
-stay tuned more coming soon!!!
Mt Field - Tarn Shelf circuit
Race Records: Robbie Hunt: 1:18:27; Hanny Allston: 1:20:39
Shadow Lake - Lake st Clair
Race Records: Ben Mather: 1:04:51; Amy Lamprecht: 1:17:49
Labillardiere Peninsula - Bruny Island
Race Records: Chris Chapman: 1:12:20; Laura Prescott: 1:21:46
29km Race Records: Stu Gibson: 2:34:45; Hanny Allston: 2:50:02
11km Race Records: Chris Chapman: 51:30; Simone Fitzgerald:1:02:47
Race Records: Matc Gates: 26:25; Lisa Barnett: 29:57
Race Records: Stu Gibson:1:23:37; Hanny Allston: 1:36:38
Tarn Shelf, Mt Field
Distance: 14.5 km
Date: This event will not be held in 2017 due to permit issues.
Description: The Tarn Shelf on Mt Field is one of the finest alpine runs Tassie has on offer. Starting at Lake Dobson the run begins with a steep climb up to the Mt Mawson ski huts before heading out to the Rodways and Tarn shelf. The route along tarn shelf is a truly magical alpine wonderland with secret tarns and little waterfalls at every turn. Once past Lake Newdegate the trail heads down, dropping past Twilight tarn, to the Broad River valley and Lake Webster. From here it's a lovely run up the valley through the buttongrass and snowgums back to the finish at Lake Dove.
This is an exposed alpine course and as such is subject to exteme weather, runners will be required to carry the folowing compulsory warm gear: a thermal top, a space blanket and a roller bandage. A waterproof top and additional warm clothes/beanie/gloves are also suggested in case the weather gods do not smile on us!
Entry fee: $50 per person
Entry Cap: there is a cap of 50 runners for this event (so enter early!!)
Run start time: 9am at the Lake Dobson car park
Entry Refund/Cancellation Policy: click here
Run #1 Shadow Lake Circuit - Lake St Clair
Date: Sunday 16th March 2014
Description: This run starts and finishes near the front of the lake St Clair visitor centre. The course traverses the subalpine zone (which is why we are doing it in summer!), climbing up to just over 1000m. But don't let this scare you off, the track only climbs 270m over 6.5km and then of course the rest of the way is downhill! The track passes through some lovely areas of subalpine rainforest and pencil pines and incorporates two bridges across the picturesque Hugel river.
We will run the loop in an clockwise direction starting with the climb up the Mt Rufus track before turning off toward Shadow lake. From the lake the track descends alongside the Hugel river back to Watersmeet and the finish at Cynthia Bay.
There are of course great views of the surrounding mountains including those closest; Mt Rufus, Little Hugel and Mt Olympus.
Entry fee: $30 per person
Run start time: 9am at Lake St Clair.