0ur event: 21 May 2022

42.2km Marathon

$60 (Entrants 18 years & over)

Run only.


A late fee will apply to registrations after 6 May 2022.

21.1km Halfie

$40 (Juniors U16 $20*)

Walk, run or ride. 

A late fee will apply to registrations after 6 May 2022.

10 km Out n Back

$20 (Juniors U16 $5*)

Walk, run or ride. You can also run as part of a team.


A late fee will apply to registrations after 6 May 2022.

5km Dash

$20 (Juniors U16 $5*)

Walk, ride or run


A late fee will apply to registrations after 6 May 2022.

2.3km Mini Bolt

FREE (kids under 12 years)

Walk or run. 

Get around the kids' mini course as fast as your legs will carry you.

10 km Teams

No additional entry fees

Run/walk only. 

Run in the 10km event plus put together a team of four.

Date & provisional times

21 May 2022

  • All bike riders - 9.00am TBC

  • Marathon & 21.1km Halfie - 9.15am TBC

  • 10km Out n Back (incl Teams) - 10.00am TBC

  • 5km Dash - 10.30am TBC 
  • Mini Bolt (run/walk) - 1.30pm TBC

May average temperature

Average temp: 22 max and 10 min.


Kanku-Breakaways Conservation Park, Via Stuart Highway, 30km north of Coober Pedy, South Australia.

Map & GPX file

The 2021 course was an out and back track, running from the main lookout, past Two Dogs, across the "moon plain" and alongside the dingo fence. Check out the route or download a gpx file.

Changes to the route are anticipated for 2022. The new route and gpx file will be added in early 2022.

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Other really cool stuff

This is an outback event like no other. See a piece of South Australia you've never seen before.


You can also expect:​

  • finisher's medals

  • unique hand-made trophies

  • electronic timing

  • merchandise designed by a local artist

  • random draw

  • first aid

  • race hub

  • free community BBQ

  • free entry to the park for the day

  • free shuttle-bus service from/to Coober Pedy

Aid stations

There are aid stations along the length of the 10.5km track. Stations are manned, have first aid provisions, radios, drinks/nibbles and toilets.

Fresh fruit will be available at the 10.5km turn-around point for the longer distance events.

Prams and dogs

Competitors may push a pram or take their dog on the course. Dogs must be on a lead at all times. Nuisance dogs will be removed from the park.

Children in prams must be registered for insurance purposes but no entry fee is required.

Competitors with prams or dogs must start at the rear of the pack and ensure they do not get in the way of other runners.


Competitors are able to enter any of the distances. All runners in the marathon must be at least 18 years of age.

Running is hard work - competitors are expected to be physically fit and suitably trained.

Entry process

Online entries will open soon. You may also enter at the Coober Pedy Council Chambers until 5pm on Tuesday 17 May.

Entries on the day will be accepted.

Late entries including on-the-day entries:

  • will attract an additional $10 fee

  • must be made at least 30 mins before the scheduled start time of each event

  • are CASH ONLY.

All entries must be paid before race number collection.

*Special entry rates for local young runners

Thanks to people who love running from all around Australia, money has been raised to cover the entry fees for local young runners.

If you are U16 years of age and live in Coober Pedy or surrounding areas, you can enter the 10km, 5km or Mini Bolt event for FREE. But if your legs are made for running and you want to have a go at the Halfie, you can take part by paying the discounted $5.00 entry.

Just fill out your registration form and enter as a local junior.

Shuttle buses

Free shuttle buses run to and from the park during the event.​ Competitors, families and community members can use this service. Competitors will be given priority on early buses.

Children must be accompanied by a carer who is 16 years of age or older. For safety reasons, unaccompanied children under 16 will not be permitted to travel on the shuttle buses.

A timetable will be added prior to the event.

Competitor handbook & rules

The 2022 handbook with all race details will be emailed to competitors the week prior to the event.


View the 2021 handbook.

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Contact us

If you want to get in touch, call Race Director, Alison Fenton on Tel: 0455 556 760 or Email: