SATURDAY RUN – 20 July

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

RUN: Out and back along the base of Red Hill (11.2km)

BREAKFAST: EQ Cafe, 70 Kent Street, Deakin

RUN DETAILS:

  • Cross Kent St and head south on Kent St.
  • At footpath on left (200m or so from start), turn left and enter bush area through gap in fence on your right.
  • Follow dirt track which becomes more distinct as a fire trail and head up hill.
  • Follow the trail, crossing Gowrie Drive, along the north-east side of Red Hill to Hindmarsh Drive for an out and back run

SATURDAY RUN – 13 July

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

Run: Acton Ferry to Molonglo Reach – 12.6km

Breakfast: Xchange on London, 7 London Circuit, Acton

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 – 6 July

Meet: 7.30am, 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 – 29 June

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 – 22 June

Meet: 7.30am, Tulips Café, 8 Beltana Road, Pialligo

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 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)