SATURDAY RUN – 15 February

Meet: 7.00am, Acton Ferry Terminal, Barrine Drive, Acton

Run: Australia Museum – Haig Park (via ANU) 9.2km

Breakfast: Xchange on London, 7 London Circuit, Acton

  • Follow the bike path west and veer left onto dirt track before underpass
  • Follow the dirt track around the Australia Museum and continue west on the edge of the lake.
  • At Sullivan’s Creek Bridge go under the bridge and continue following the creek north through the University.
  • Cross the bridge to the west bank of the creek and follow the path to Barry Drive.
  • Cross Barry Drive, continue on the bike path to Haig Park (close to O’Connor shops) turn around and retrace route.
  • Before the Museum veer left up and over the hill, crossing and under the underpass back to Acton Ferry Terminal

SATURDAY RUN – 8 February

AIR QUALITY PERMITTING

IF NOT – BREAKFAST FROM 8AM

MEET: 7.00am – 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

Breakfast: A Bite to Eat, Shop 8 Chifley Place, Chifley (please park at rear of YMCA – MacLaurin Street Chifley)

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 – 4 February

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IF NOT – BREAKFAST FROM 8AM

*New run*

Meet: 7.00am, Frankie’s at Forde, 1/26 Francis Forde Blv, Forde

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

Breakfast: Frankie’s at Forde, 1/26 Francis Forde Blv, Forde

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 – 25 January

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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