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A friendly country welcome awaits you in rural Wondai 3 hours NW of Brisbane for the 2019 Wondai Country Running Festival to be held on the 22 and 23 June 2019 . Our rail trail has gentle gradients and a bitumen surface and runners can choose from a 1km dash for cash, 2 km fun run, an all abilites event, or a 10 km, half marathon or full marathon. Our 10 km forest trail run is through the picturesque McEuen forest.

All race start/ finish locations are walking distance from the centre of Wondai township.

Thanks to our sponsors including South Burnett Regional Council our major sponsor, our naming rights and Gold sponsors. 

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Registrations Close: Thursday 20 June 2019 05:00 PM (AEST)
Early Bird Registrations Due By: Tuesday 30 April 2019 11:59 PM (AEST)

Wondai Country Running Festival.

Welcome to Wondai  and the 2019 Wondai Country Running Festival. As well as running events we have the Wondai Country Festival and a fun bike riding event. More information on our facebook page.

We have running events over the weekend to suit all runners. Our entry fees are really good and we aim to provide a professional supportive and enjoyable event for everyone. We would love you to join us.   

Our famous timber medals will be making a return! Dont miss them.

As a warm up we have our normal Wondai parkrun at 7am. A good opportunity to stretch the legs and test out the rail trail!

Our first event Saturday 22 June 8.30 am  # NEW for this year# is a 1 km CROW FM 90.7 DASH for CASH.  1 km and numbers strictly limited. Entries open Wednesday 24 April at 9am. Be ready to enter!

Followed by our second # NEW EVENT#  Saturday 22 June 8:45 am the 1 km South Burnett CTC All Abilities race. Carers and wheelchairs welcome but no motorised vehicles please

Our third event is on Saturday 22 June 2019 at 9am.  A 2 km fun run on the rail trail. Untimed and social for all the family. Parents welcome to accompnay young children. Entries on the day only and everyone in the with a chance for a prize.

On Saturday 22 June 2019 2.30 pm we have a 10 km forest trail run through the picturesque McEuen forest which is adjoining Wondai township. The cross country course is an undulating forest trail through beautiful towering Spotted Gum and Wattle woodland.

On Sunday 23 June 2019 at 6.45 am we have a Marathon, half Marathon and 10 km run on the pristine South Burnett Rail Trail. Our rail trail has gentle gradients and a smooth bitumen surface- its fantastic for runners. The runs will be an out and back course on the rail trail.

more information on our website

Entry fees*: 
  $80 up to 20 June 5 pm.
Half Marathon:     $60 up to 20 June 5 pm.
10k Events:    $40 up to 20 June 5 pm.

All Abilites 1 km : $10 online or on the day entry $20

SPECIAL DOUBLER: Enter both 10 km events for  $75 up to 20 June.  TO DO THIS: Click forest trail then click option for doubler. You will then be entered in both 10 km events.  McEuen Forest Trail on Saturday afternoon and Rail trail 10 km Sunday morning. The confirmation email will say Froest trail and doubler but dont worry you are in both! 
2k Funrun untimed: $5; no pre- entry.  enter on the day only- lots of random prizes

* Plus online booking fees of 3.95% or $1.20 min fee per booking