SATURDAY RUN – 25 January

AIR QUALITY PERMITTING

IF NOT – BREAKFAST FROM 8AM

Meet: 7.00am, carpark at rear of YMCA, MacLaurin Street Chifley

Run: Chifley to Oakey Hill loop (11.4km, with 6km and 8km options)

Breakfast: A Bite to Eat, Shop 8 Chifley Place, Chifley

Run Details:

  • Head north-east on bike path away from Chifley Shops.
  • Take the underpass at Hindmarsh Dr then turn right onto path (Swan Pl.) Stay on the footpath along Chappell St and left along Melrose Dr. towards Yarra Glen.
  • Cross Theodore St and join the bike path – head north keeping the drain on your right and the houses on your left. (Turn here and retrace your steps for a 6km run)
  • After nearly 4 km, at the North Curtin oval, after crossing under the road (McCulloch St), skirt the oval and join a dirt path heading west.
  • If you want a shorter run then turn back here and return to the start, 8km. Otherwise continue on the track which will gradually ascend and veer south.
  • The houses of Curtin will be on your left still.
  • At 8 km turn right down the hill and cross Devonport St. Keeping the houses of Lyons on your left head along the trail behind Lyons all the way to Hindmarsh Drive (near the Hindmarsh Dr exit of the Tuggeranong Parkway).
  • Continue south through the underpass, following the bike path which veers left towards Chifley – houses on your left, trees and Parkway on your right.
  • At approx. 10.5km, turn left onto Waldock St. At the end of the street, turn left onto MacFarland Cres. where you can pick up the bike path under Eggleston Cres. and back to the shops.

SATURDAY RUN – 18 January

AIR QUALITY PERMITTING

IF NOT – BREAKFAST FROM 8AM

MEET: 7.00am at EQ Cafe, 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 – 11 January

AIR QUALITY PERMITTING

IF NOT – BREAKFAST FROM 8AM

Meet: 7.00am, 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
  • Turn left at the bottom and 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 – 4 January

Meet: 7.00am, 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 – 28 December

Meet: 7.00am, Carpark near Lake Tuggeranong College , corner Cowlishaw & Pitman Streets, Tuggeranong

Run: Lake Tuggeranong loop (7.2km, for a longer run, do the loop twice)

Breakfast: Milligram, South.Point Shopping Centre, Anketell Street, Tuggeranong

Run details:

  • From carpark, head south on Colishaw Street towards Tuggeranong Library and Community Centre
  • Turn left between these two buildings and pick up the lake path, turning right to run the loop anti-clockwise
  • Follow the path around the lake, keeping the lake on your left.