SATURDAY RUN – 26 May

Meet: Acton Ferry Terminal car park, Barrine Drive, Acton

Run: Acton Ferry to Molonglo Reach (12.6km)

Breakfast:  The Xchange, 7 London Circuit

Run details:

  • Head south on the bike path along the lake, turn east and cross under Commonwealth Ave Bridge
  • Head east along the north shore of the lake and follow the bike path out to Molonglo Reach
  • Turn when the path heads up onto old Dairy Flat Bridge to cross the river
  • On return, run under King’s Avenue Bridge and turn right to loop around and over the bridge
  • Take care with roadworks crossing Wentworth Avenue
  • Continue along the south edge of the lake veering left and going under Commonwealth Avenue Bridge and up path on far side.
  • Take first turn left after crossing the bridge, re-join the outbound path and back to Ferry Terminal

SATURDAY RUN – 19 May

Meet: Cooleman Court, Weston Creek – carpark behind McDonald’s

Run: Weston Creek to Governor General’s – 12.6km (bike path, flat with a couple of climbs)

Breakfast: The Meating Room, 45 Liardet St, Weston Creek

  • From car park head east to bike path.
  • Turn left and head north on bike path parallel to Streeton Drive.
  • Go under Streeton Drive and continue right/north parallel to Streeton Drive.
  • At Cotter Road intersection, cross Cotter road and take the bike path heading north.
  • Continue on bike path under Tuggeranong Parkway, over bridge and turn right at T-intersection.
  • Take underpass left and head up hill beside the Federal Golf Course until Dunrossil Drive.
  • Turnaround here and retrace the run

SATURDAY RUN – 12 May

MEET: 7.30am, Battye Street, Bruce

(Intersection of Leverrier Crescent, south of the AIS. Park near the athletics stadium)

RUN: AIS to Lake Ginninderra (9.65KM)

BREAKFAST:  Riccardo’s Café, Jamison Plaza, 1 Bowman Street, Macquarie

RUN DETAILS:

  • From Battye Street follow the Centenary Trail signs south west then through Bruce Ridge between Calvary Hospital and Purdue Street Bruce.
  • Cross Hayden Drive and pick up the Centenary Trail to head north, turning before reaching Radford College and then west and south.
  • Climb up a hill and go past an open area and descend and turn left.
  • Run west parallel to College St and turn right at the swimming pool and along Eastern Valley Way.
  • After crossing Emu Bank, run towards Lake Ginninderra past Ginninderra College.
  • On reaching John Knight Park turn and retrace your steps, noting the car park for the park will be the starting point for the next Centenary Trail run

SATURDAY RUN – 5 May

Meet: Tulips Cafe

Run: Pialligo to Molonglo River

Breakfast: Tulips Cafe, 8 Beltana Road, Pialligo

  • Flat run out and back on bike path along the Molonglo River.
  • From the south end of Beltana Road head back to and cross Pialligo Ave, and take path on left. Head north west and take left under Morshead Drive (underpass) and follow the bike path in westerly direction with the Molonglo River on your left.
  • Pass Claire Holland House and Boat Shed Restaurant to the King’s Ave Bridge.
  • Turn here and return by same route (11km).
  • For a shorter run turn at the new footbridge over the north bank of the river (7km)

SATURDAY RUN – 28 April

Meet: Dryandra St, heading north just after roundabout on Fairfax St/Belconnen Way. The start point is reached on the bike path heading south

Run: Bruce Ridge – 9.4km (6.2km option)

Breakfast: Two before Ten, 68 Bandjalong Cres, Aranda

Details:

  • Start on Kunzea St (road off Dryandra to the caravan park).
  • Follow west towards the caravan park. Take the first trail to the right before the caravan park and run up the trail to the T- junction.
  • Turn left onto the Bruce pipeline track and follow the trail almost to Belconnen Way. Turn right up a short step track (Bruce two) and then right again onto the Bruce Ridge track. Keep going on this track until it almost reaches Gungahlin Drive and then turn right and follow the North Bruce track until it crosses the bike path.
  • Take the left track and continue left around a small dam. Before Ginninderra Drive, veer right and take the second track on the right back to the bike path.
  • At the bike path turn left to get back to the start (6.2km, hilly, mostly on fire trails).
  • For a longer run cross Belconnen Way/Fairfax St at roundabout on Dryandra St and pick up the Centenary trail running parallel to Dryandra St.
  • Either run back along Dryandra St or go under the underpass on Firth Road and up the dirt track on the right towards Black Mountain.
  • Follow the path up to the Powerline Track. Turn right and follow this track back to Belconnen Way/Fairfax St. Cross Belconnen Way/Fairfax St and turn right towards the caravan park (approx. 3.2kms).
  • Note – map is for the longer run (9.4km)