Saturday Run – 15 May

Depart: 7.30am – Athlon Drive heading south. Just past the last houses in Farrer, turn left at dirt road to small car park (Image).

Run: Farrer to Isaacs Ridge (12.5km) – Out and back hilly run along the back of the houses in Farrer to Isaacs Pine Forest

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

RUN DETAILS:

  • Head over animal barrier and follow dirt trail behind the houses.
  • Head up hill to water reservoir and keep to main trail.
  • Once leaving bush and near Yamba Drive take a sharp right and go under Yamba Drive and veer left.
  • Stay on the fire trail through the Isaacs pine plantation; the plantation finishes and houses of Isaacs are on your left.
  • Turn and retrace steps once you reach the end of the houses of Isaacs

Saturday Run – 8 May

Depart: 7.30am, Frankie’s at Forde, 1/26 Francis Forde Blv, Forde

Run: Forde, Yerrabi Pond to Mulligans Flat (5km, 8.4km and 13.4km options)

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

Run Details:

  • Starting outside the café, cross Zakharov Ave and go through Heritage Park on the path towards main road
  • Go under Horse Park Drive and run around Yerrabi Pond in clockwise direction (pond will be on your right).  For the short run, go all the way around the pond and back to the café.
  • When you approach Horse Park  Road after pond, turn left on the path.  Run until you get to the underpass and run under Horse Park Drive.  Follow the path keeping houses on right.
  • When you get to Handbury Way turn right and go under Amy Ackman St onto Mulligans Flat Rd.
  • Follow path back to café.
  • Short Run – around Yerrabi Pond ~5km. Long run includes loop to Mulligan’s Flat – 8.4 km. Even longer run do another lap of pond – 13.4 km

 

Saturday Run – 1 May

Depart: 7.30am, 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 – 24 April

Depart: 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)

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

RUN DETAILS:

  • 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 – 17 April

Depart: 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)

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

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)