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Short, Medium and Long Course Options

Spring Series 

25th September 2016 (Botany Bay)

23rd October 2016 (Manly Dam)

13th November 2016 (Manly Dam)

Manly Dam

A scenic start finish area on the shores of the dam, plus a mix of technical single trails, waterfalls, fire trails, and lovey dam views. The 20km course offers some very nice harbour views! Cool down with a dip in the dam after your run.

What to Carry

There will be water stops along the way however Sydney Trail Series has a NO CUP policy!!! This is an environmental choice.



Sydney Trail Series is proud to offer great cash and sponsor prizes at every single event.


Entry Fees

Participants have the option of registering for a single race, or why not register for the whole series and get the 3rd race FREE?


Course Markings

You will not need a map for this run, the entire course will be marked with Pink Ribbon and/or blue ribbon for different distances. There will also be Arrows, signs and crosses on side and incorrect trails to help keep you from straying off course. Marshalls are also in place at critical junctions to ensure you are kept on course.

Aid Stations

There will be a water fill up point at aid stations around the course. Sydney Trail Series runs a NO CUP policy on the course and all runners are advised to carry fluids and a bottle or container to fill up with water at the aid stations. You will be able to top up your water at each of the aid stations. Some of the aid stations will also have fruit and jelly lollies available.

Finish Line Aid and Breakfast

There will be a full recovery station at the end of the race with cups available. This includes Fruit, Coke, Tailwind Nutrition and Water. If you require anything outside these items – please provide it for yourself.

We will also serve a breakfast for all participants after the race. The bacon and egg sandwich is a favourite!

First Aid

Sydney Trail Series employ professional first aid services -upon entering the race you will need to answer a few medical questions. These are so we can treat you in the most appropriate manner if the need arises. Any details provided will be kept strictly confidential.


Sydney Trail Series carries its own public liability insurance with a sum insured of $20m. However we do not provide any insurance to cover runners for accident or injury nor ambulance services. We strongly recommend that all runners carry their own insurance to cover these personal risks.


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Spring 2016

25 September 2016
Botany Bay
23 October 2016
Manly Dam
13 November 2016
Manly Dam

Summer 2017

22 January 2017
Manly Dam
19 February 2017
Manly Dam
19 March 2017
Manly Dam

Other Big Run Events

24 to 29 June 2017
250km or 150km 6 Day Stage Race


Sydney Trail Series draws thousands of Trail Runners each year, including a great mix of experienced trail runners and those new to the sport. If you are interested in Sydney Trail Series sponsorship opportunities, please contact us, and our sponsorship manager will respond to you.



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