Blackwood Marathon Relay

Saturday, 28 October 2017

Boyup Brook to Bridgetown, WA

Multisport Relay

The Blackwood Marathon on Saturday, 28 October 2017 is a relay race held annually on the last Saturday of October.

The competitors enter this event in teams comprising of 5 members: a runner, a canoeist, a swimmer, an equestrian and a cyclist. The race begins in the town of Boyup Brook and finishes in Bridgetown after journeying around 60kms through some of Western Australia’s most picturesque countryside of the Blackwood River Valley.

From humble beginnings of just 54 teams (220 competitors) in 1979, the race has grown from strength to strength and now boasts over 750 competitors, including many iron-men and iron-women. The Blackwood Marathon is a unique event and has attracted many top athletes.

Distances/Events

5 leg relay:
12km run
+ 8.5km canoe
+ 1km swim
+ 16km horse ride
+ 22km bike

Location map

The first leg (run) starts in Boyup Brook and the final leg (bike) finishes in Bridgetown.

Note: map location may be approximate.

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This listing was last manually checked on 12 October 2017.

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