Black Mountain Trail Race (16+ only, conditions apply) #3 of 3 in the FNQ Trail...

Quaid Road, QLD(AUS)
Sunday, 25 November 2018

Black Mountain Trail Race (16+ only, conditions apply) #3 of 3 in the FNQ Trail Series

Sunday, 25 November 2018 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM (Brisbane Time)

Quaid Road/Black Mountain Road
Quaid Road
Quaid Road, QLD(AUS) 4870

Phone: 0417798444

Online entries into this event is now closed. If you are keen to participate, please contact us on for the access code. You will need to supply your own support crew in terms of transport to and from the event, as transport has already been arranged for the other competitors.

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This ​event ​has ​two ​race ​distances: ​21.1km ​and ​35km.

A ​packed ​lunch ​is ​included ​in ​your ​race ​fee.
21km ​competitors ​can ​opt ​to ​be ​included ​in ​the ​transport ​option ​(cost ​is ​$25).

This ​is ​a ​SELF-SUPPORTED ​event, ​competitors ​must ​carry ​all ​their ​own ​water ​and ​nutrition ​to ​sustain ​them ​for ​18km. ​There ​is ​NO ​tap ​water ​along ​the ​course ​and ​the ​first ​creek ​is ​at ​about ​14km.

Mandatory ​gear ​is:
2 ​x ​compression ​bandages ​(10cmx2.3m)
water ​container ​(e.g. ​running ​pack ​or ​drink ​bottles) ​to ​carry ​2L ​water

The ​35km ​is ​a ​looped ​course. ​Competitors ​in ​the ​35km ​race ​must ​supply ​their ​own ​transport. ​Car ​pooling ​is ​recommended.

The ​21km ​is ​a ​point ​to ​point ​course ​and ​the ​finish ​is ​about ​12km ​from ​the ​start ​along ​a ​dirt ​road ​that ​requires ​a ​4-wheel ​or ​all-wheel ​drive ​to ​access. ​Competitors ​in ​the ​21km ​race ​must ​have ​a ​support ​crew ​to ​drop ​them ​off ​at ​Quaid ​Road ​and ​pick ​them ​up ​on ​Black ​Mountain ​Road ​when ​they ​exit ​the ​Twin ​Bridges ​Track ​OR ​you ​must ​pay ​for ​transport ​and ​we ​will ​organise ​to ​get ​you ​to ​the ​start ​and ​back ​to ​your ​car ​at ​Smithfield ​Shopping ​Centre.

We ​leave ​from ​the ​bus ​stop ​opposite ​Smithfield ​Shopping ​Centre ​on ​the ​way ​up ​to ​Kuranda ​(Kennedy ​Highway) ​at ​6.00am. ​We ​drive ​out ​to ​the ​start ​location ​which ​is ​on ​the ​corner ​of ​Black ​Mountain ​Road ​and ​Quaid ​Road ​(26km ​down ​Black ​Mountain ​Road ​from ​the ​turn ​off ​at ​the ​Kennedy ​Highway). ​You ​will ​be ​back ​in ​Cairns ​at ​approximately ​12.00pm. ​The ​race ​starts ​at ​approximately ​7.00am.

This ​is ​the ​third ​race ​in ​the ​FNQ ​Summer ​Trail ​Running ​Series. ​The ​other ​two ​events ​were: ​Atherton ​Forest ​Trail ​Race ​(4 ​November ​2018) ​and ​the ​Smithfield ​Trail ​Race ​(16 ​September ​2018).
Lorraine Lawson
Dynamic Running Ltd.
0417 798 444
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