Categories :Fun Run, Half Marathon, Marathon, Northern Event

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The Ross Marathons in Tasmania on Sunday, 2 September 2018 has a full marathon, teams marathon, half marathon, 10km and 1.5km children’s challenge.

Ross is located 78km south of Launceston and 117km north of Hobart.

The teams marathon has teams of 2, 3 or 4 people. Each person must run a minimum of 1 full lap of the course (10.55km). Members of each team have the option of completing 1, 2 or 3 laps with remaining members to run the remaining laps until 4 full laps have been completed.

The Ross Marathons started in 2004 as the “Festival of Marathons”, a series of athletic events aimed at fostering community participation in physical activity and the enjoyment of a healthy lifestyle. The marathon was dedicated to the memory of US born athlete Dean Thackwray who competed in the marathon at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and later settled in Tasmania.

Distances/Events

Kids 1.5km
10km
21km
42km Solo/Team

The philosophy of the Masters movement is participation. Come along and enjoy yourself in running, walking, throwing and jumping. While membership is restricted to those over 30, children or grandchildren of members are most welcome to participate with us. Only financial members are eligible for Championships however.