Race Info

2020 race results

2019 race results

2018 race results


Note: due to Covid19 we will be staggering our race starts on Sunday 27 July.

  • Marathon start at 6.30 am
  • Half marathon start at 7am
  • 10 km start at 7.30 am

After the overwhelming success of the 2018 and 2019  events, Wondai, a little town with a big heart is hosting the next Country Running Festival 25-26 July 2020. We very much hope you can join us, and we hope to make the weekend enjoyable and fun for the whole family.

Thanks to our sponsors. We appreciate your continued support

Saturday morning will have a 1km ‘Dash for Cash’; 1km ‘All Abilities Race’ and 2 km ‘Family Fun run’ ( family fun run entries on the day $5- lots of random prizes) all other events please register online.

The 11.1 km Saturday afternoon Forest trail will be a cross-country trail run, this year on a new course and starting on the rail trial.

The Marathon, Half marathon and 10 km Rail trail on Sunday will all be on the South Burnett rail trail which has a fully sealed bitumen surface. The road crossings will be manned by the SES- please give them a wave. First aid facilities will be available in Wondai and on the courses.

There are regular toilet facilities and drinks stations along the way.

All start points are within walking distance of the centre of Wondai.

See photos from the 2018 and 2019 events on Facebook.


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Super Early Bird (up to 28 Feb) Early Bird (up to 30 Jun)
Normal Entry (up to 22 Jul)
Marathon $60 $80 $90
Half Marathon $40 $50 $60
10km Rail Trail $30 $35 $45
10km McEuen Forest Trail $30 $35 $45
Dash for Cash $15 $15 $20
All Abilities $10 $10 $20
10 km Doubler- both 10 km events $50 $60 $80

Our running festival will have the following events:

Fun Run

25 July

9:00 AM

2 km

$5 entry, registrations open at 8am on the day

PCA McEuen Forest Trail Run

25 July

2:30 PM

11.1 km

Registration Closed

CROW FM Dash for Cash

25 July

8:15 AM

1 km

Registration Closed

South Burnett CTC All Abilities race

25 July

8:45 AM

1 km

Registration Closed

PCA Trail Run

26 July

7:30 AM

10 km

Registration Closed

Bendigo Bank Half Marathon

26 July

7:00 AM

21.1 km

Registration Closed

Ken Mills Automotive Marathon

26 July

6:30 AM

42.2 km

Registration Closed