The Australia Day Running Festival: The Day of the Tall Ships in Mansfield, Queensland celebrates the day the First Fleet arrived in Australia in 1788.
This event was previously known as the Convicts and Wenches Australia Day Run/Walk. There are 42km marathon, 21km half marathon, and 10km & 5km fun run events.
The race follows a new course from 2016 on the Bulimba Creek Bikeway. It is part trail, part grassy glade, mostly concrete bikeway and 2 big hills per lap.