SATURDAY RUN – 20 January

MEET: 7am – Athlon Drive heading south. Just past the last houses in Farrer, turn left at dirt road to small car park (Map).

RUN: Farrer to Isaacs Ridge (12.5km) – Out and back hilly run along the back of the houses in Farrer to Isaacs Pine Forest

BREAKFAST: TBA

RUN DETAILS:

  • Head over animal barrier and follow dirt trail behind the houses.
  • Head up hill to water reservoir and keep to main trail.
  • Once leaving bush and near Yamba Drive take a sharp right and go under Yamba Drive and veer left.
  • Stay on the fire trail through the Isaacs pine plantation; the plantation finishes and houses of Isaacs are on your left.
  • Turn and retrace steps once your reach the end of the houses of Isaacs

SATURDAY RUN – 13 January

MEET: 7am, Equinox Park, 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 – 6 January

**7am start**

MEET: Civic Pool, Allara Street

RUN: Lake Run, Bridge to Bridge, plus longer option

BREAKFAST:  Debacle, 24 Lonsdale Street, Braddon

  • From Civic Pool car park, head over footbridge towards Lake Burley Griffin
  • Turn left after crossing footbridge, follow path down and (keeping right) behind Stage 88 to lake
  • Run in a clockwise direction around lake, via Kings and Commonwealth Ave bridges
  • *Returning on the eastern side of Commonwealth Bridge (against the traffic)
  • Veer right as you leave the bridge and head up Regatta Place, towards footbridge for return to Civic Pool

For those looking for a longer run

  • As above, but run under Commonwealth Ave bridge towards Lennox Gardens
  • Run the Lennox Gardens loop in an anti-clockwise direction, heading back towards Commonwealth Bridge, then follow from * above

Map – Bridge to Bridge – 5.8km – http://www.mapmyfitness.com/routes/view/1901090177

Map – Bridge to Bridge (including Lennox Gardens) – 8.3km – http://www.mapmyfitness.com/routes/view/1901120723

SATURDAY RUN – 23 December

MEET: Telopea Park Car Park (east side of park, near intersection of Telopea Park Road East and Gosse Street)

RUN: Telopea Park and East Basin (via Wetlands) 10.2km

BREAKFAST:  Gryphons Café, 16 Barker Street, Griffith Shops

  • From Telopea Park head north east towards the lake, passing Bowen Park,  and turn right through the Kingston Foreshore along Eastlake Parade then turning left onto Eyre Street.
  • Towards the end of Eyre St take the path on the left into the wetlands.
  • Follow this path around the wetlands arriving at a car park. Cross the car park and continue on bike path parallel to the old Dairy Flat road.
  • Cross the Molonglo River and veer left onto bike path running along the north bank of the river.
  • Follow this until King’s Avenue Bridge, run under the bridge and loop back up and right onto the bridge and cross the lake.
  • Veer right after bridge follow the underpass back to lake edge. Turn right and follow lake back to Bowen Park, turn right, cross Wentworth Avenue and back to Telopea Park

SATURDAY RUN – 16 December

Meet: Acton Ferry Terminal, Barrine Drive, Acton

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

Breakfast: The Exchange, London Circuit, Canberra

  • 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