The Great Breakaways Marathon from the Breakaways to Coober Pedy

The Great Breakaways Marathon travels from the Breakaways, along the Dog Fence, down Kempe Road (road to Oodnadatta) and finishes at the Coober Pedy town oval where it wraps up with a BBQ.

Please note the details on this page are based on the previous event and are subject to change. We will update this listing as more information comes to hand about the current event.

Participants can either walk, run or ride the distance as a personal challenge or as a group completing a portion of the distance together, doing either 5km, 10km, 15km, 21km or the full 42km (can only walk up to 21km; the 42km is a running only event).

Participants are required to pay an entry fee (a portion of the fees go to a chosen local community group or cause).

The Great Breakaways Marathon

Town Oval, Coober Pedy, SA
Saturday, 10 June 2017
Run/Walk42K, 21K, 15K, 10K, 5K - On Road
Saturday, 28 May 2016

The Great Breakaways Marathon

Town Oval, Coober Pedy, SA
Run/Walk42K, 21K, 15K, 10K, 5K - On Road
Saturday, 16 May 2015

The Great Breakaways Marathon

Town Oval, Coober Pedy, SA
Run/Walk42K, 21K, 15K, 10K, 5K - On Road
Saturday, 31 May 2014

The Great Breakaways Bolt

Town Oval, Coober Pedy, SA
Run/Walk35K, 20K, 15K, 10K, 5K - On Road

Page history

Listing created05 Feb 2014 Last updated 13 Dec 2016 Last checked 13 Dec 2016

Update history

13 Dec 2016Added next event date: 10 Jun 2017 11 Sep 2015Added next event date: 28 May 2016 20 Jan 2015Added link to online entry for event on 16 May 2015 19 Dec 2014Next event date has changed from 23 May 2015 to 16 May 2015 25 Jun 2014Added link to PDF entry form for event on 23 May 2015 and updated to 42K, 21K, 15K, 10K, 5K 11 Jun 2014Added next event date: 23 May 2015 05 Feb 2014Created listing with link to PDF entry form, event date: 31 May 2014

Location Map

All participants meet at the Coober Pedy town oval for registration; they will then be shuttled to the start at the Breakaways. The full 42km run goes all the way back to the town oval, with the shorter distances being shuttled back from their final checkpoint.

Note: map location(s) may be approximate.


Event listings are based on information found on the official website and/or from event directors. All information presented is as accurate as possible but is subject to change without notice. Always check with the official event website for up to date information.

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