The Kokoda Challenge in Melbourne on Sunday, 8 October 2017 is a 30km and 15km team trail event in the Mount Dandenong Ranges. There is also a Junior Kokoda Challenge for teams of 4 students and 1 adult supervisor; this event is 30km.
The course starts at Ferntree Gully Picnic Ground and winds in an upwards loop to the summit at Kalorama Park at the top of Mount Dandenong. From there, participants will follow a similar course on their return to the finish line at Ferntree Gully Picnic Ground. The 15km course turns around sooner.