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Event Information 16 – 18 November, 2023
Welcome to the Great Southern Stage Run a 3 day stage race through the wild and rugged Great Southern region of Western Australia that should be on everyone’s bucket list!
Featuring a 200km course from the Valley of the Giants at Walpole to the Torndirrup Peninsula at Albany, runners traverse a rugged coastline of remote beaches, windswept horizons and sheer granite cliffs in an epic 3 day trail running event anyone can be part of. Designed for relay teams and solos, the course delivers a life changing odyssey for all runners.
We invite you to join us for this exceptional journey through a truly wild landscape.
|WHEN||16 – 18 November 2023|
|WHERE||Walpole to Albany in the Great Southern Region of WA|
|THE COURSE||An off-road course following long sections of the famed Bibbulmun Track|
|DAY 1: 70km – from Valley of the Giants, Walpole to Boat Harbour campground.|
Leg 1: 17km > Leg 2: 18km > Leg 3: 22.5km > Leg 4: 12.3km
|DAY 2: 77km – from Parry Campground to Kennedy Camp.|
Leg 1: 14km > Leg 2: 15km > Leg 3: 22km > Leg 4: 25.8km
|DAY 3: 56km – from Kennedy Camp to Camp Quaranup Albany.|
Leg 1: 18km > Leg 2: 12km > Leg 3: 16km > Leg 4: 10km
|WHO||Open to relay teams of 4 (or 3 or 2) running 1 leg each day. |
Also open to solos running the whole course (qualification standards apply).
|LOGISTICS||All runners encouraged to stay together overnight |
at the coordinated group accommodation at each day’s finish line,
creating a unifying, social and supportive environment for all runners.
|ENTRIES||2023 ENTRIES ARE NOW OPEN! CLICK HERE|
Entries are strictly limited to 90 relay teams and 30 individuals.
This race exceeded my expectations on so many levels. The challenge, the camaraderie, the STUNNING scenery; my ability to always have a smile on my face. I absolutely loved every minute, especially making so many on-track friends. – Emma Fitzgerald, 2022 participant
The Great Southern Stage Run combines numerous features to create a new bucket list event:
- An incredible point to point course through a wild and untouched landscape
- Relay teams and teammates – delivering a shared experience that will live with you forever
- Unifying event camaraderie with all competitors staying together
- Coordinated event environment with full support and services.