• Start and finish at the Great Western Hotel

    Collect a memento from each bull.

    Family Fun Day this Fathers Day!

    Live music! Buffet Breakfast! Coffee vans!

    Includes a 2.4km walk/run on closed roads.

     

    Cost $15 - This includes brunch. Supplied wristbands must be worn on run. These are then exchanged for your free brunch.

  • If you are only participating in Running of the Bulls, click link below.

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    This is NOT a timed race - a fun walk/run for all the family. You can choose the distance by going to one bull, two, three or all four bulls! Any combination of bulls!

    You also choose your start times!

    Let's encourage our kids to enjoy being active with their families this Father's Day!

  • How It Works

    This is not a timed race - it's about getting as many people out and being active this Fathers Day

    1

    Register

    For just $15 you can run as many bulls as you like! This also includes a buffet breakfast and live entertainment!

    2

    Turn up!

    Pick you own start time! 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 or 8:15am. Arrive a bit earlier to check in and feel the vibe.

    3

    Run/ walk/ crawl

    This event is all about being social and encouraging everyone to get out and get active .

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    Enjoy breakfast

    Breakfast and live entertainment at the Great Western Hotel

  • Bull Loop Routes!

    Run as many or as few as you like! 2.4km to 22km! Starting venue is the Great Western Hotel!

    6:00am Start 8.2 km loop

    Great Western to Kershaw Gardens

    This fun run starts at 6:00am from the Great Western Hotel, Stanley St.

    • Stanley St. left into Quay St.
    • Quay Street – 
    • Fitzroy Street (Old) Bridge
    • Reaney Street (bridge underpass)
    • Glenmore Road – cross road to footpath over railway line
    • Kershaw Gardens –
    • Return back to the Great Western on the same route

     

    7:00am Start 8.9 km loop to Botanic Gardens

    Great Western to Romagnola Bull at O'Shanesy Park via Gladstone Rd

    • Starting at the Great Wester proceed along Stanley St. and left into George Street, past Railway Station
    • Along South Street onto Caroline Street crossing Gladstone Road
    • Left into Upper Dawson Rd.
    • Right into Spencer Street, head straight towards Botanical Gardens
    • Left toward kiosk and toilet block for a drink break. 
    • Continue past children’s playground and downhill to Yeppen Lagoon.
    • Along path beside Yeppen Lagoon towards highway and Upper Dawson Rd
    • Into Franke Forde Park - Bull Statue.
    • Back along Upper Dawson Rd –  same route to the Great Western Hotel for breakfast!

    8:00am Start 6.50 km loop.

    Great Western to Railway bridge passing Bull at Art Gallery​

    • Running from the Great Western, Left into Quay St.
    • Along Quay, straight ahead under Fitzroy St. bridge and continue along Victoria Parade 
    • Art Gallery Bull 
    • Right onto Railway Bridge
    • Right onto riverside walk past the Northside Bowls Club
    • Right into Reaney St.
    • Under Fitzroy St. bridge, left onto walkway and left again cross back over Fitzroy St. Bridge
    • Left into Quay St.
    • Right into Stanley St and back to the Great Western for breakfast!

    8:00 am Start 2.4 km loop Short option.

    Great Western to Quay St, William St turn around.​

    • Running from the Great Western, Left into Quay St.
    • Along Quay to William St turn around, back to the Great Western for breakfast!