The most recent edition of this event was on 29 April 2018.
The Burdekin Sugar Rush in Ayr, Queensland on Sunday, 19 April 2015 is the signature running event for the Burdekin Road Runners and Walkers Club.
There is a 21km half marathon and 10.5km & 5km fun runs.
The event attracts running enthusiasts from around the region (inc. Townsville, Cairns, Charters Towers, Whitsundays and Mackay) and also has a key focus of attracting first time competitors. Most participants take part for the personal challenge, the experience of a vibrant community event and embracing an active and healthy lifestyle.