//Cross COuntry 25

25KM RUN / 287m vert / SPECTACULAR start line

//Race Details

The Cross Country 25km is a point to point trail run from Twin Hills View Lookout to Read Park, Tewantin.

Access to the start area will only be accessed by a 30 minute courtesy bus ride from Read Park to the lookout area. There will be no vehicle access along Black Pinch Road with the exception of local residents and courtesy buses.

The course starts from one of the best vistas in Noosa with 180 degree views across Lake Cootharaba and Lake Cooroibah in the east to Mount Cooroora and Mount Pinbarren in the West.

Whilst the word ‘fast’ is rarely used in trail running vernacular this is a ‘fast course’ worthy of a PB and perfectly suited for half marathon road runners as well as multi sport athletes wanting to feel the dirt under their soles!

With its ‘achievable’ distance and kilometres of smooth surfaces to be run on this is slated to be the most popular and enjoyable events for runners of all types on the Noosa Ultra-Trail® schedule!

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Qualifier 20k
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DATE SATURDAY 26 MARCH 2022
DISTANCE 25km
START TIME 8.00am
START LOCATION Twin Hill Views Lookout  (accessible only by Courtesy bus with departures from 6.15am from Cullinane Street next to Read Park)
FINISH LOCATION Read Park, Tewantin
MINIMUM AGE Must be 18 years of age on race day to compete
RACE CATEGORIES Male & Female 18-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
PRIZE GIVING Prize giving will take place Saturday 26 March at Read Park at 11am 
PRIZE MONEY Not applicable
MANDATORY GEAR LIST Click here to view requirements
CUT OFF TIMES Course Cut Off – 6.30pm
RACE BRIEFING There will be a 10 minute race briefing before the start
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TERRAIN

40% 4WD/SINGLE TRACK
32% DIRT ROAD
4% GRASS/OTHER
24% PAVED
Noosaultratrail 25 Course Map V1
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ENTRY FEES
CATEGORY EARLY BIRD STANDARD LATE
Individual (Aged 18+) A$125

1 Sept – 31 Oct 2021

$145

1 Nov – 31 Jan 2022

$165

Price include one way Courtesy Bus transfer for runners from Read Park to Twin Hill Views Lookout.
Prices are inclusive of GST but do not include a 5% transaction fee.

ENTRY FEE INCLUSIONS
  • Event T Shirt
  • Visor or Headskinz
  • Race number with timing device
  • Official race wristband
  • Gear ID bag tag
  • Courtesy bus transfer for runner to start line
  • “Happy Spouse Happy House” coffee voucher
  • 1 Aid Station on course (water, electrolytes, nutrition, fruit, toilets, first aid)
  • Post event recovery area at finish line
  • Finishers Medal
ATHLETE CHECK IN / REGISTRATION
CATEGORY LOCATION DATE TIME
Individual Tewantin Marina, Parkyn Street, Tewantin Wednesday 23 March

Thursday 24 March

Friday 25 March

12pm – 5pm

9am – 5pm

9am – 7pm

WHAT TO BRING

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PROVISIONAL COURTESY BUS TO START LINE TIMETABLE (35 Minute trip)
SATURDAY 26 MARCH CAPACITY DEPARTURE(Cullinane Street, Read Park) Times may change ARRIVAL(Twin Hill Views Lookout)
1 & 2 24 & 24 6.15am & 6.20am(or when full) 7.00am
3 & 4 50 & 50 6.25am & 6.30am (or when full) 7.10am
5 & 6 50 & 50 6.35am & 6.40am 7.20am
50  6.45am (if required) 7.25am
8 50 6.50am (last bus) If required 7.30am

There will be no access for athletes along Black Pinch Road except for Official Vehicles, Courtesy Buses and local residents.

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SATURDAY 26 MARCH ROUTE TIME
Shuttle Bus(30 min one way trip) Noosa Heads to Read Park, Tewantin  First Bus Departs – 4.30am
Read Park Tewantin to Noosa Heads  Last Bus Departs 9.15pm
Noosa Ferry(20 minute one way trip) Noosa Heads to Noosa Marina  (1.5km from Start) First Ferry Departs 4.30am
Noosa Marina to Noosa Heads Last Ferry departs 5.15pm

Shuttle Bus – $10 per person return, pre booked online.Noosa Ferry – $10 per person return, pre booked online.

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I love Noosa, it is a beautiful place with a rich history in endurance events. As someone who has seen first hand the growth of trail running, I'm excited to come up to Noosa - so join me at the Noosa Ultra-Trail®, a fun and challenging new run festival in the Noosa Hinterland.

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As a local I love the diversity of the landscapes and friendliness in the small towns. I’ve been part of the discussions with the community about the Trail Network upgrades and how to make the trails more usable, so it’s great to see a new event like the Noosa Ultra-Trail® enticing more people to our patch of paradise.

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I’m so excited to be teaming up with Noosa Ultra-Trail®, a brand new event coming to my home town in 2022. Living an active lifestyle and enjoying the outdoors is a huge part of my life and incredibly important in order to live well and be healthy! I can’t wait to share yoga and its benefits to the runners participating in the event.

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