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COURSE DESCRIPTION AND MAPS

2020 Course Maps

52km (out and back) overview (click for large view)

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52km Elevation

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Section Maps (click on maps for large view)

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11km Map

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5km Map

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2020 Course Descriptions

52km Solo and Relay runners

Woodford – 5.8km
52km Solo and Relay runners only.

All events start outside the Woodford Pool (P)on Peterson Rd, head down Petersen Rd to its end and straight ahead into a narrow rough bush track. Turn left at its end and up the hill for 400m to turn right following the fence line. Follow this track for 1.5km and turn left at the intersection through the creek up the hill and half way down the other side, take a sneaky left turn into a narrow track for 1km which will take you past the “Black Lagoon”, left turn and follow for 400m. Take a right turn at the fence line to follow the Golf Course perimeter fence for 1.2km and then head north over Woodford-Beerburrum Rd for 300m.

Checkpoint 1 and Changeover 1 for 3 & 4 person teams is on this corner.

Relay team vehicles can park on the left before the Changeover.

Blackrock – 6.8km
52km Solo and Relay runners only.

This track heads north alongside the telegraph line until it reaches a gate, turn right before the gate and follow track for 1km and at a Y intersection turn left and head north to intersect with a track to McCabe road on the left, and a house straight ahead. Turn right and follow this track to the East beside the fence line for a while. This track runs in a straight line for 1.8km before a sharp right for 100m and then continues in a north-easterly direction for 900m. At a major road intersection turn right and head to the south for 1.7km, note for the last 600m runners will be heading in both directions as there is a short out and back section to the checkpoint.

Checkpoint 2 and Changeover 2 for 3 & 4 person teams is on this corner.

Relay team vehicles can park on the right before the Changeover.

Macadamia – 6.8km
52km Solo and Relay runners only.

Head north retracing the last 600m greeting fellow competitors along the way and then turn right to the SE for 750m and left to the NE for 2km through some very wet and muddy bits to reach the fence line of the large macadamia farm. Turn right and following the fence, pass under the Powerlines and onto a well-formed road. Follow for 800m and take a left turn to almost reach Woodford-Beerburrum Rd., follow this track under the telegraph line for 1km to checkpoint.

Checkpoint 3 and Changeover 3 for 3 & 4 person teams.

Situated off Glasshouse-Woodford Rd at the rear side of a clearing, 200m NE from the intersection of Woodford-Beerburrum Rd., and Glasshouse-Woodford Rd.

Relay team vehicles can park in the clearing on the left side of Glasshouse-Woodford Rd.

Millwood – 6.4km
52km Solo and Relay runners only.

Take the track to the left heading NW for 1.3km, and then right into a track that runs for 400m to intersect with Millwood Rd. Continue straight ahead up the hill to a
T-intersection and take a left turn to disappear down a steep downhill and then crawl up the following steep uphill to make a right turn to crest the top of the hill. Left turn down a long hill to connect with the Powerlines easement and follow for a few hundred meters to turn right into a forestry track and run its full distance to intersect with Connection Rd and turn right. A km down this road take a right 900m to checkpoint which is near Glasshouse-Woodford Rd.

Checkpoint 4 and Changeover 4 for all teams.

Relay team vehicles can park in the clearing on the right side of Glasshouse-Woodford Rd.

The Checkpoint Chart will indicate the course sections that you will be covering. This document describes all sections you will need to navigate your route from them. Write the order of your event checkpoints on your arm or race bib.

52km. - (P – 1 – 2 – 3 –4 – 3 – 2 – 1 – P).

11km

Woodford – 2.4km
11km Walkers and Runners.

All events start outside the Woodford pool on Peterson Rd. Head down Petersen Rd to its end and straight ahead into a narrow rough bush track. Turn left at its end and up the hill all the way to the fence line turn to the right. Follow this track for 1.3km and then turn right into a sneaky narrow track for just over 100m. This will be Checkpoint 5.

Chambers – 6.2km
11km Walkers and Runners.

Turn left and proceed for 1.5km to take turn right At the T-intersection, another 800m veer right again. This track will take you to Chambers Rd 1.5km and turn right and follow road for nearly 2km to take a right turn into the last track off Chambers Rd before it turns to bitumen. Follow for 1km to rejoin the Woodford section(5a) 80m from Checkpoint 5.

Woodford – 2.7km
11km Walkers and Runners.

Left turn up the hill for 600m and right turn onto a track in a recently logged area and follow for 1km to its end and then sharp left down the hill and in 300m a right turn into the track and Peterson Rd back to the Pool.

The Checkpoint Chart will indicate the course sections that you will be covering. This document describes all sections you will need to navigate your route from them. Write the order of your event checkpoints on your arm or race bib.

11km. – (P – 5 – 5a – P).

5km

Woodford – 5.3km
5km Runners.

All events start outside the Woodford pool on Peterson Rd. Head down Petersen Rd to its end and straight ahead into a narrow rough bush track. Turn left at its end and up the hill all the way to the fence line turn to the right. Follow this track for 1.3km and then turn right into a sneaky narrow track for just over 100m. This will be Checkpoint 5. Right turn up the hill for 700m and right turn onto a track in a recently logged area and follow for 1km to its end and then sharp left down the hill and in 300m a right turn into the track and Peterson Rd back to the Pool.

The Checkpoint Chart will indicate the course sections that you will be covering. This document describes all sections you will need to navigate your route from them. Write the order of your event checkpoints on your arm or race bib.

5.0km. – (P – 5 –P).