The Great Wheelbarrow Race

Friday, 18 May to Sunday, 20 May 2018

Chillagoe to Mareeba, QLD

Run/Walk Road/Path/Park Relay Multi Day / Stage Race

The Great Wheelbarrow Race is a 3 stage team relay event from Friday, 18 May to Sunday, 20 May 2018 where competitors push a wheelbarrow from Chillageo to Mareeba along the Wheelbarrow Highway.

The event changed direction for the first time in 2017; after 13 years of running from Mareeba to Chillagoe, competitors raced from Chillagoe to Mareeba.

Teams can have two to ten members, but they must all be able to fit legally in a single vehicle along with a race marshall. There is also a solo category for individual runners.


140km over 3 days

Location map

This event runs from Chillagoe to Mareeba over three legs, one leg per day.

Note: map location may be approximate.


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This listing was last manually checked on 14 January 2019.

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