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Maps and Course Descriptions

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26km Elevation (anti-clockwise direction)

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Course Description 52km/26km

Mt Beerburrum – 10.2km

52km and 26km runners only.

Entrants will follow the walking path to the right when heading out of the Beerburrum School grounds. On the completion of the walking path you will cross Beerburrum-Woodford Rd and follow to the right past the houses. There is a forestry road that goes to your left here. Follow the marked roads and trails to get to Chpt 3. Crew vehicles can go to Checkpoint 3 via Twin View Rd.

Twins – 4.4km

52km and 26km runners only.

From Checkpoint 3 head north for a few hundred meters and turn left onto McConnells Road, and follow the course markings for another 4 kilometres until Checkpoint 2 which is in the forestry road on the southern side of Woodford-Beerburrum Road. Crew can meet you here and park on the northern side Woodford-Beerburrum Rd.

Tibberoowuccum – 7.0km

52km and 26km runners only.

Cross over Woodford-Beerburrum Rd head north for 1km and turn right and follow markings that lead up to Woodford-Glasshouse Rd 400m below the Glasshouse Lookout. Turn right onto the bitumen for 40m and right down Lambs Track which takes you to Old Gympie Rd. Cross over Old Gympie Rd and head towards Mt Tibberoowuccum for 1km and turn right into some rough and muddy sections to reach the Trachyte Circuit. Turn right and follow forestry markings to Checkpoint 1 on Caves Rd.
No crew allowed at this checkpoint.

Trachyte (south) - 4.8km

52km and 26k runners only.

Cross over Caves Rd and follow the marked track, Trachyte Circuit initially and then a sharp right hand turn onto The Soldiers Settlers Track, pass the macadamia farm, over a wooden bridge back to the school finishing along Cemetery Rd and coming back to the school grounds through the front gate.

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Course Description 12.5km

Trachyte (south) - 4.8km

12.5km runners only

12.5km runners will do the Trachyte south Circuit first. Start on Cemetery Rd outside the School and head north onto The Soldiers Settlers Track, over a wooden bridge, pass the macadamia farm, and then a sharp left hand turn at a Y intersection and follow the marked track, (Trachyte Circuit) to Checkpoint 1 on Caves Rd.

Trachyte (north) – 7.7km

12.5km runners only.

Cross over Caves Rd and follow the marked track, Trachyte Circuit initially, then runners will veer off the Trachyte Circuit behind the toilet block at Tibrogargan car park onto the Rangers access track and at the old Climbers car park turn right onto a small part of the Tibrogargan walking track and then onto the Trachyte Circuit proper. This will cross over Caves Rd several hundred meters to the East of checkpoint 1 and link up at Soldiers Settlers track where runners took a left turn at the Y intersection earlier, this time turn left and retrace your steps back to the School grounds through the front gate.

NB: Where there is a sharp left or right turn off the main track we will attempt to have a white line across the track. Do not cross these lines.

Checkpoint order:

52km: Loop 1 – (B – 3 – 2 - 1 – B)    Loop 2 (B – 1 - 2 – 3 – B)

26km: Loop 2 only (B – 1 - 2 – 3 – B)

12.5km: (B – 1 – B)