King of the Mountain Festival
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King of the Mountain Festival

Sunday, 26 July 2020

Stan Topper Park, Pomona, QLD

Run/Walk Off Road/Trail Kids Relay

The King of the Mountain Festival in Pomona, Queensland on Sunday, 26 July 2020 is an all-day event for the whole family, climaxing with the Bendigo Bank International Mountain Challenge where competitors run up the face of Mount Cooroora.

The festival program includes a 3km Family Fun Run, Heritage Markets, the Primary School Relay, Tug O War (for Primary School Children and Corporate Tug O War for local businesses & sports clubs), live music on the Pomona IGA stage, buskers, amusement rides, sideshow alley and a relaxing food court area.

The main race, The Bendigo Bank International Mountain Challenge, is a steep, almost vertical climb up the mountain, 4.2km race to the top of the mountain and back. Entrants come from all over Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Rim and the United Kingdom, with a strong rivalry between Australia and New Zealand participants.

See also the Prince and Princess of the Mountain held the previous day, and the sister race in New Zealand: the Kawerau King of the Mountain.


Kids 4x700m
3km Family Fun Run
4.2km Mountain Run

Location map

All events start and finish at Stan Topper Park on Reserve St.

Note: map location may be approximate.


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