Saturday Run – 12 December

Meet: 7.00am, Chifley Shops, Eggleston Crescent, Chifley (please park at rear of YMCA – MacLaurin Street Chifley)

Run: Mount Taylor Loop (8 to 10km)

Please note that this does not include a FIT breakfast due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Follow footpath under Eggleston Cres and take bike path on right, along Waldock
  • At the top of hill, turn left and pick fire trail heading south around Mt Taylor in clockwise direction (approx. 8km)
  • For a longer run, head down to Athllon Drive and back, then do the return loop around Mt Taylor.
  • Alternatively, on return to outbound trail, re-trace run back to start (10.3km incl Athllon Drive extension, hilly – slightly less (10km) if do an out and back to Athllon Drive but less hilly).

Saturday Run – 5 December – Summer Start Time 7am

MEET: 7.00am – 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)

Please note that this does not include a FIT breakfast due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • 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 – 28 November

MEET: 7.30am at Lake Ginninderra, Evelyn Parker Place, off Beissel Street, Belconnen Town Centre.

RUN: Loop of Lake Ginninderra (7.3km)

Please note that this does not include a FIT breakfast due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • Head south on bike path parallel through the park on Beissel St then east along Emu Bank for short distance then left onto the lake shore.
  • There will be restaurants on your right. Cross the bridge and turn left, following the bike path and keeping the lake on your left.
  • At the large road bridge, run under the bridge and turn right, looping around to the top of the bridge and cross. Veer right on the other side of the bridge and right again to loop under the bridge.
  • The lake will still be on your left. After BBQ/picnic area on left cross the second road bridge and veer left after the bridge.
  • Bike path will lead you back to the starting point.

One circuit of the lake is 7.3 km. For a longer run do two loops

Saturday Run – 7 November

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)

Please note that this does not include a FIT breakfast due to COVID-19 restrictions.

  • 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 – 31 October

MEET: 7.30am, Treloar Crescent, Campbell (car park at rear of War Memorial)

RUN: Undulating out and back on fire trail along the base of Mt Ainslie, in a northerly direction (6.8km, 11km and 13km options)

Run details:

  • Cross Mt Ainslie Drive, pass the BBQ area and head on foot path up the hill.
  • Turn left at second fire trail and continue around Mt Ainslie in an anticlockwise direction.
  • At three-way fork take the middle fork up the hill and turn right at t-intersection.
  • Go past (or turn back at metal gate (6.8km).
  • For a longer run (11km) go to the water reservoir: take left turn as you run up the hill after the metal gate and run as far as the water reservoir and return
  • For an even longer run, a clockwise loop run around Mt Ainslie – continue up the hill rather than taking left turn, veer left after long down hill, skirt side of building and cross Mt Ainslie Drive.
  • Take left turn (not uphill) at three way intersection and arrive at the top of the foot track where you started – you will see the roof of the War Memorial and turn left (13km with reservoir extension; 9.5km without)