SATURDAY RUN – 21 July

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: Poppy’s Cafe at the War Memorial

  • 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 – 14 July

MEET: 7.30am, 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 – 7 July

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)

SATURDAY RUN – 30 June

MEET: 7.30am – 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) – Circuit around East Basin of Lake Burley Griffin (10.1km)

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 a dirt path on the left into the wetlands.
  • Follow this path around the wetlands arriving at a carpark. Cross the carpark 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 crossing bridge, take 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 – 23 June

MEET: 7.30am at carpark on Forest Drive (east of interchange between Tuggeranong Parkway and Lady Denman Drive – at Yarramundi Reach, near the lake shore)

RUN: Arboretum (9.7km, hilly) – a clockwise loop around the National Arboretum

BREAKFAST: Xchange on London, 7 London Circuit

RUN DETAILS:

  • Head west from the gate following Forest Drive then Boundary Road, keeping fence on your left.
  • Can also be done in reverse in anticlockwise direction – take Cork Plantation Road on left after entering the Arboretum.
  • For a longer run do part of west basin after returning to the car park start.