A 16 kilometre run from Foxfield Oval, Maryvale Road, Athelstone, through Black Hill Conservation Park, making your way to Ghost Tree Gully Track, down Ambers Gully Track, up the steep incline of Main Ridge Track and over to the summit of Black Hill and returning to Foxfield Oval via Black Hill Track and the verge of Montacute Rd.
Open to competitors aged 16 years and over. Proceeds to benefit the Royal Flying Doctor Service.
Event details and schedule
Competitors must be at Foxfield Oval by 7:30 am on the day of the event. The run starts at 8:00 am sharp. Competitor number patches will be issued from 7:15 am on the day of the event. Late entries will be accepted on the day of the event from 7.15 am, but will attract an additional late fee of $5. There's plenty of parking available along Maryvale Rd alongside the start/finish.
Competitors must follow the instructions of the Course Marshals at all times. The course will be as marked, starting and finishing at Foxfield Oval. Competitors must complete the marked course – on foot and without assistance. Any deviation from the marked course will result in disqualification. Competitors compete in this event entirely at their own risk.
This event involves an arduous ascent which can require considerable physical exertion. If you have any medical condition which may be aggravated by strenuous physical exertion you should obtain medical advice before participating.
Strenuous physical exertion without adequate fluid intake can be dangerous.
While participating you are urged to ensure you keep physical exertion within your capabilities and drink frequently. (Drinking water will be supplied to competitors along the course).
If extreme weather conditions force closure of Black Hill Park the event will be cancelled.
Lions Club of Rostrevor