Saturday Run – 23 January

Depart: 7.00am, Antill Street, Hackett (at the bus stop at the top, near the last houses)

Run: Majura to Ainslie, (12km with a 14.6km option)

Please note that this does not include a FIT breakfast due to COVID-19 restrictions.

RUN DETAILS:

  • Undulating run along the base of Mt Majura and Mt Ainslie to the War Memorial.
  • Head up the hill towards Mt Majura, turn right and continue past water reservoir.
  • Do a dog leg left then right on reaching a car park and gravel road.
  • At T-intersection turn right downhill and go past metal gate on right and large telecom tower on left.
  • At fork in the road take the left uphill fork and continue past a water reservoir and ACTEW building.
  • At the War Memorial turn around and retrace your steps, taking the middle fork of three just before the ACTEW building (12 km).
  • For a longer run do a loop of Mt Ainslie (14.6km)

Saturday Run – 16 January

Depart: 7:00am, EQ Cafe, 70 Kent Street, Deakin

Run: Deakin to Weston Park (9.55km)

Please note that this does not include a FIT breakfast due to COVID-19 restrictions.

RUN DETAILS:

  • From EQ head north along Kent St and take right onto track, after crossing Adelaide Avenue, at Kintore Cres.
  • Across Kintore pick up bike path through parkland and past Yarralumla Public school to lake.
  • At lake turn left and another right at Weston Park entrance gate and head into Weston Park keeping the water on your right.
  • On re-joining the main path turn left and past the Weston Park gate then retrace route

Saturday Run – 26 December to 9 January

FIT Saturday running over the Christmas/New Year period will be on a break. If you are looking for running buddies the next three Saturdays, head to Bowen Park for a 7.00am start.

Meet: 7.00am, Bowen Park, Barton

Run: Long and short options around East and Central Basins.

Please note that this does not include a FIT breakfast due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Saturday Run – 19 December

Christmas run

Meet: 7am Bowen Park

Run: Mystery route TBC

Breakfast: Muffins and coffee will be provided. Get a stamp and head to On the Lake café to order coffee.

Christmas collection: We will take a collection for a local women’s charity, so please bring a cash donation if you are able.

Saturday Run – 12 December

Meet: 7.00am, Chifley Shops, Eggleston Crescent, Chifley (please park at rear of YMCA – MacLaurin Street Chifley)

Run: Mount Taylor Loop (8 to 10km)

Please note that this does not include a FIT breakfast due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Follow footpath under Eggleston Cres and take bike path on right, along Waldock
  • At the top of hill, turn left and pick fire trail heading south around Mt Taylor in clockwise direction (approx. 8km)
  • For a longer run, head down to Athllon Drive and back, then do the return loop around Mt Taylor.
  • Alternatively, on return to outbound trail, re-trace run back to start (10.3km incl Athllon Drive extension, hilly – slightly less (10km) if do an out and back to Athllon Drive but less hilly).