The Great Rail Runs from Queenscliff to Drysdale, Victoria

The Great Rail Run is a 17km course from Queenscliff Railway Station to Drysdale Railway Station along the picturesque Bellarine Rail Trail. The Steam Train will start its journey after the runners begin and attempt to chase down all participants.

The challenge is to beat it to Drysdale. If you don't think you can complete the 17km journey, take on the 5km or 10km fun runs or the Relay Challenge. All events will be accurately timed and you can catch the train back to Queenscliff once your run is complete.

Sunday, April 2nd 2017
Sunday02 Apr2017

The Great Rail Runs

Queenscliff to Drysdale, VIC
17K Solo/Relay, 10K, 5K - Off Road

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Sunday, March 15th 2015
Sunday15 Mar2015

The Great Rail Runs

Queenscliff to Drysdale, VIC
17K Solo or Relay, 10K - Off Road

Sunday, March 23rd 2014
Sunday23 Mar2014

The Great Rail Runs

Queenscliff to Drysdale, VIC
17K Solo or Relay, 10K - Off Road

Sunday, March 3rd 2013
Sunday03 Mar2013

Rotary Family Fun Runs on the Bellarine Rail Trail

Bellarine, VIC
17K, 17K Relay, Kids Events - Off Road

Page history

Listing created13 Sep 2013 Last updated 03 Oct 2016 Last checked 03 Oct 2016

Update history

03 Oct 2016Added next event date: 02 Apr 2016 19 Oct 2015Removed the 17 Apr 2016 TBC date, because the event is unlikely to go ahead in 2016, as per email from event organisers 29 May 2015Added next event date: 17 Apr 2016 TBC 14 Oct 2014Added link to online entry for event on 15 Mar 2015 22 Jul 2014Next event date confirmed as 15 Mar 2015 (previously listed as 22 Mar 2015 TBC) 17 Apr 2014Added next event date: 22 Mar 2015 (Date TBC) 18 Sep 2013Added link to online entry for event on 23 Mar 2014 13 Sep 2013Added next event date: 23 Mar 2014 15 Feb 2013Created listing, event date 03 Mar 2013

Location Map

The 17km event starts at the Queenscliff Railway Station and finishes at the Drysdale Railway Station. The 10km starts from Suma Station and also finishes at Drysdale. The 5km fun run starts from Mannerim Station, and participants will be bussed to start line.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.


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