Next Event Date: 9am Sunday, 26-Mar-2017
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and uses US date formats so take care when reading or entering dates.
Our event date of 26-Mar-17 will show as 03/26/2017.
A birth date of 10-May-84 should be entered as 05/10/1984.
This year we have a new photo service on offer.
GeoSnapShot photographers will be at
Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge in Orange, NSW
to capture all the action!
Photos will be available for purchase soon after the event at their website.
Late News: there will be Triathlon cyclists competing on Pinnacle Road
on event day morning. Please take extra care and respect the directions of Marshalls.
The Great Volcanic is a 'fun run' style event where you can run or
walk to the top of Mount Canobolas, near Orange. There is only one
course of 11km, with a two wave start, the first at 9:00am and the second at 9:10am. While the course is naturally mostly uphill only a couple of sections
are steep. From the Start near Towac Pinnacle Picnic Grounds (off
Pinnacle Rd) you first visit Mt Towac (that's a steep section but the views make it worth the effort) and then
to Young Man Canobolas before the final climb to Mt Canobolas (also steep). The overall climb is 520m.
You first travel on fire trails with some wonderful
views to enjoy, and then on bush
This is our twelth year and the entry numbers are still climbing. Last year we had nearly 500 starters, a huge increase in numbers, across all ages ranging from 8 to 80! The top runners can do it
Great Volcanic is rightly called a 'Challenge' and requires a serious effort to complete. Getting
If you go to our web albums you can see hundreds of pics to get an idea of what we do.
For your accommodation needs please select Useful Links from menu bar.This event is open to everyone - runners and walkers, young and old, individuals, families, teams.
But it is a challenge, so be sure you are fit enough to complete this course within 3 hours.
Great Volcanic event is managed by Rotary Club of Orange