On the third weekend in May of each year, Mareeba Shire Council plays host to 'The Great Wheelbarrow Race'.
This is an event where competitors push an empty wheelbarrow along the 'Wheelbarrow Way' between Mareeba and Chillagoe in three stages.
The race stages are:
· Day 1 Chillagoe to Almaden (33km)
· Day 2 Almaden to Dimbulah (65km)
· Day 3 Dimbulah to Mareeba (42km)
Event details and schedule
May 18, 19 and 2018. Chillagoe to Mareeba
Mareeba Shire Council