Trail Running Seriers 2 - Smiths Gully
Race 2 of the Trail Running Series returns to Smiths Gully in the Yarra Valley, and is proving to be one of the most popular venues in the Series. Who’s ready to tackle the Rob Roy again?
Smiths Gully is a small rural region located in Melbourne’s north eastern outskirts with a delightful mix of farming and bushland, rolling hills and quaint country villages filled with charismatic general stores and well stocked bakeries.
When: Sunday 14th July 2019
Where: Smiths Gully – Rob Roy Hill Climb Venue
Long Course: 18km
Medium Course: 14km
Short Course: 7.5km
The event centre is located at the infamous Rob Roy Hill Climb (see notes below) whilst all race courses enjoy a diverse mix of 2wd, 4wd roads and sweeping single track through the surrounding bushland. Runners will enjoy views across the Yarra Valley to the south and King Lake to the north whilst following an undulating course that has plenty of variety.
These little known trails will open your eyes to the beautiful rural regions surrounding Melbourne and broaden your love for trail running by exploring somewhere new!