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A friendly country welcome awaits you in rural Wondai 3 hours NW of Brisbane for

The fourth annual Wondai Country Running Festival 26/27 June 2021

## New for this year ##

We have a new Saturday afternoon event of 21.1 km in the McEuen Forest Trail run. 

So you have the choice of either 11.1 km or 21.1 km on Saturday afternoon and three choices on Sunday morning of 10km, half or full marathon.  So you can make your own 'Doubleup option' and for every runner who does a Saturday afternoon trail run and Sunday morning run we will give you a bottle of local wine or Plenty Oil or a big bag of peanuts! 

To be eligible for this please select the forest run first and then select your Sunday event option

 Doubler gifts will be handed out at bib pickup.  

Our rail trail has gentle gradients and a bitumen surface and we offer options for everyone: from a 1km dash for cash, 2 km family fun run, an all abilites event, or a 10 km, half marathon or full marathon. Also our 11. 1 km or 21.1 km forest trail runs are through the picturesque McEuen forest. This is a more challenging and undulating trail and very beautiful.

All race start/ finish locations are on the rail trail behind the Wondai Town Hall.

Wondai Country Dinner:  We are still finalising the details with a local community group but are planning a Wondai Country Dinner at the Showgrounds Saturday Night. As soon as details are finalised we will update the website and email everyone. We are planning a family friendly night out with a bar and local band--starting early because its an early start Sunday and the band won't be head-banging! (We are all too old for that sort of caper) but a great opportunity to meet fellow runners and us Wondai locals. 

Thanks to our sponsors, we really appreciate your wonderful support, and our amazing team of volunteers- couldnt do it without you smiley

Step 1: Select Event, then select Option A and Option B below
Registrations Close: Wednesday 23 June 2021 05:00 PM (AEST)
Early Bird Registrations Due By: Sunday 28 February 2021 11:59 PM (AEST)

Wondai Country Running Festival.

Welcome to Wondai  and the 2021 Wondai Country Running Festival.  More information on our facebook page.

We have running events over the weekend to suit all runners. Our entry fees are really good and we aim to provide a professional supportive and enjoyable event for everyone. We would love you to join us.   

Our famous timber medals will be making a return! Dont miss them.
WHY NOT TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR  EARLY BIRD PRICES!

NOTE: As we have two choices for Saturday afternoon forest trail events and three choices for Sunday morning we are offering everyone who ' does their own doubler' (as in one event Saturday arvo and one Sunday morning) a FREE bottle of wonderful local wine/ peanut product or local 'Plenty' Oil.

To be eligble for this please select the Saturday afternoon event first and then select your second event in the options.

This free gift will be at Bib collection for you.

Saturday 26 June 7am Wondai parkrun to shake out the wrinkles in the legs

Followed by Saturday 26 June  8.15 am  is a 1 km CROW FM 90.7 DASH for CASH.  1 km and numbers strictly limited.Three age categories. 18 and under; 40 under and Masters.  Medals and money on offer  smiley

On Saturday 26 June 8:45 am  is the popular 1 km South Burnett CTC All Abilities race. Carers and wheelchairs welcome but no motorised vehicles please

On Saturday 26 June at 9am.  the Hansen Kitchens Family 2 km Fun Run on the rail trail. Untimed and social for all the family. Parents welcome to accompany young children. Entries on the day only, lots of random prizes and everyone in with a chance for a prize.

#NEW RACE HIS YEAR#  21.1 km Trail! 

Saturday 26 June  1.30 pm  21.1 km PCA forest trail 

Saturday 26 June 2.30 pm 11.1 km PCA forest trail.

Two great choices but its one or other- not both!! The start point is on the rail trial behind Wondai Town Hall. (same start point for all our events) and run through the picturesque McEuen forest which is adjoining Wondai township.    The cross country course is an undulating forest trail through beautiful towering Spotted Gum and Wattle woodland.  

On Sunday 27 June  at 6:30 am we have a Marathon, 6:45 am half Marathon and 7:00 am 10 km run on the pristine South Burnett Rail Trail. Our rail trail has gentle gradients and a smooth bitumen surface- its fantastic for runners. The runs will be an out and back course on the rail trail.

more information on our website www.wondaicountryfestival.com.au

Entry fees*: 
Marathon:  
  $60 to 28 February; $70 up to 30 May and $80 up to 22 June.
Half Marathon and the 21.1 km Forest trail Run :   $40 to 28 February; $50 up to 30 May and $60 up to 22 June
11.1 km Forest Trail and the 10k Events:   $30 to 28 February; $35 up to 30 May and $45 up to 22 June.

CROW FM Dash for Cash: $15 to 30 May; $20 on the day

All Abilites 1 km : $10 
2k Funrun untimed: $5; no pre- entry.  enter on the day only- lots of random prizes

Cut off times: 2 km Fun run-1 hour. Forest Trail 11.1 km- 2 and half hours and 21.1 km 4 hours,  Rail trail -Marathon/ half marathon/ 10 km - 7 hours.  For Marathon runners  we expect you to have reached the half marathon turnaround point (10.5km) within 2 hour

* Plus online booking fees of 3.95% or $1.20 min fee per booking