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Queensland Mountain Running Championships



Event date: 20/08/2017 Export event

The 2017 Queensland Mountain Running Championships (U20/Open/Masters) are being held in conjunction with the Camp Mountain Trails Challenge at Bellbird Grove on Sunday 20th August.

The event is being conducted by the Trail Running Association of Queensland (TRAQ).


This is a fun and challenging off-road race for all ages of 8yrs & above. The various race courses from 1km through to 13.3km are designed to suit different ages and consist of well-constructed forestry trails through D'Aguilar National Park.

The 8.3km and 4km courses have been used for many years to host the Queensland and Australian Mountain Running Championships. Don’t be mislead by the (for many) shortish distance; this is a fast course where you can really push yourself, so you can make it as tough a race as you would like to make it.

However, if you take it easy and you are not chasing medals, it is a great outing to the top of Camp Mountain and back. Enjoy the national park with the bird song, bush and great city views along the way.

8:00 AM 8.3 km Open Male Championships
Masters Male Championships (35+)
Under 20 Male Championships
$20 $25
8:00 AM 8.3 km Open Female Championships
Masters Female Championships (35+)
Under 20 Female Championships
 $20 $25
8:00 AM  13.3 km Non-Championship Race (min. 18yrs) $20 $25 
8:05 AM 4 km Under 16 Boys & Girls Race $10 $15
9:00 AM 1 km Under 10 Boys & Girls Race $7 $10
9:05 AM 2 km Under 12 Boys & Girls Race $7 $10
9:15 AM 3 km Under 14 Boys & Girls Race $10 $15


  • Age groups are determined by the competitor’s age as at 31 December 2017 (i.e. year born), except for Masters where ages are taken to be as on the day of the competition.
  • Masters age group divisions are 35-44, 45-54, 55-64 and 65+.
  • The minimum age for the 8.3km events is 16 years (born 2001). Minimum age for the 1km race is 8 years (born 2009).
  • The 13.3km event is for runners only. It is expected that runner should be able to run at least all of the flat and downhill sections. If you would like to walk, you have to opt for the 8.3km event.

The Camp Mountain Trails Challenge incorporates the 2017 Queensland Mountain Running Championships for Under 20, Open and Masters male and female age groups. Queensland Athletics State Championship medals will be awarded to individual place-getters in these age groups.

Start and finish area is at the Bellbird Grove Picnic Area, Enoggera Reservoir. It’s about a 10 minute drive from The Gap on Mt Nebo Rd. After about 7 minutes from The Gap, take the sign-posted right-hand turnoff to Bellbird Grove. From there it is about a 2-3 minute drive down to the Bellbird Grove picnic area. View on Google Maps
Entries are taken online and close at 2:00 PM on Saturday 19 August. No entries are taken on the day.
If you are not a QA member, consider joining TRAQ or another QA club of your choice before entering the event.
Online Entry Form

For further event details view the event information document or go to

Trail Running Association of Queensland