SATURDAY RUN – 21 September

Come and Tri Day

Meet: 7.30am, Acton Ferry Terminal, Barrine Drive, Acton

Run: Australia Museum – Haig Park (via ANU) 9.2km

Breakfast: **New Venue** Morning Glory, 2/15 Edinburgh Avenue, New Acton

  • Follow the bike path west and veer left onto dirt track before underpass
  • Follow the dirt track around the Australia Museum and continue west on the edge of the lake.
  • At Sullivan’s Creek Bridge go under the bridge and continue following the creek north through the University.
  • Cross the bridge to the west bank of the creek and follow the path to Barry Drive.
  • Cross Barry Drive, continue on the bike path to Haig Park (close to O’Connor shops) turn around and retrace route.
  • Before the Museum veer left up and over the hill, crossing and under the underpass back to Acton Ferry Terminal

SATURDAY RUN – 14 September

MEET: 7.30am, at the end of Kathner Street, Chapman

RUN: Cooleman Ridge loop (10km, hilly fire trail)

BREAKFAST: A Bite to Eat, Shop 8 Chifley Place, Chifley (please park at rear of YMCA – MacLaurin Street Chifley)

RUN DETAILS:

  • From Kathner Street take the right hand side fire trail and continue on the trail in a southerly direction (following the Bicentennial Horse Trail signs).
  • Continue south easterly veering left at about 2km and avoiding the horse trial on right.
  • Take right turns at next two intersections keeping Mt Arawang on your left, turn north, and then west to return along the northern side of the ridge – the houses of Chapman will be on your right.

Saturday Run – 7 September

Meet: 7.30am, Treloar Crescent, Campbell (at the back of the Australian War Memorial)

Run: Mt Ainslie loop in reverse – Out and back hilly run along the base of Mt Ainslie in a southerly direction (10km)

Breakfast: Pedlar 65 Constitution Avenue Campbell

  • Cross Mt Ainslie Drive and BBQ area head on foot path up the hill.
  • Turn right at second fire trail and continue around Mt Ainslie in an anticlockwise direction: veer right at three way intersection, cross Mt Ainslie Drive turning left after building.
  • Continue on fairly straight undulating road and then take left bend and start to climb hill.
  • Stick to the main trail turning left at bottom of long downhill and continue in a southerly direction on the flat trail.
  • Take a left uphill and past water reservoir and ACTEW building (on your left).
  • At tree in middle of three way intersection take a left uphill and arrive at the starting point. Turn right and back to Remembrance Park.
  • The loop run is 10km or turn and retrace the route for a shorter run.

SATURDAY RUN – 31 August

MEET: 7.30am at EQ Cafe, 70 Kent Street, Deakin

RUN: Deakin to Weston Park (9.55km)

BREAKFAST: EQ Cafe, 70 Kent Street

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 – 24 August

Meet: 7.30am, Antill Street, Hackett (at the bus stop at the top, near the last houses)

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

Breakfast: Knox Made in Watson, 1/13-15 Watson Place, Watson

  • 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)