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Welcome to the Mt Marlay Challenge, an exhilarating 10km challenge along with a 5km fun run, held in conjunction with the Apple & Grape Festival in the scenic town of Stanthorpe!

Set against the amazing backdrop of Mt Marlay this event offers an unforgettable experience for both seasoned runners and beginners alike. Whether you’re seeking a personal best or simply aiming to conquer new heights, this event is for you. The vibrant festival atmosphere is an added bonus with encouraging volunteers and fellow runners on the course.

The Challenge course includes a run up Mt Marlay, which is 919m above sea level with an average 8% gradient, so come along and join the challenge.

Register soon to secure your spot and be a part of this incredible event. We look forward to welcoming you to Stanthorpe where the Mt Marlay Challenge awaits.

The time is from 5.30am (for bib collection) – 9.30am


Timing will be provided by ONETIME. Runners are advised to keep their own timing records.


6.45am Warm Up

7.00am 10km Challenge Start

7.30am 5km Fun Run Start

9:30am Course Cut Off Time for Both

Presentations as soon as last competitor finishes.

Start and finish line outside courthouse at intersection of Marsh and Corundum Street, Stanthorpe.


$20 for the 5km Fun Run

$40 for the 10km for the Challenge


This event is ticketed

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