Registrations are closed

The 2019 Ekiden Relay event has now SOLD OUT: Online registrations are now closed. No further entries will be taken for the Ekiden Relay. For more information, please see our website at


O'Keefe Rail Trail Marathon Inc.


Sunday, 28 April 2019


Bendigo to Heathcote

Registration closes on:

Wednesday, 24 April 2019 at 9:59 PM - (GMT+10:00) Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

Welcome to the online entry site for the O'Keefe Challenge Ekiden Relay on Sunday 28th April 2019

Want to run a marathon, but not as an individual, instead as a team running different sections and distances?

All you need is 7 relay team members, and they can choose distances between 3km and 10.1km. The course follows the Marathon course from Bendigo to Heathcote.

It's perfect for community groups, sporting clubs, work mates or friends.

This year, the event has several team categories:

  • Male 
  • Female 
  • Mixed (Minimum of 3 female runners)
  • All Abilities (Minimum of 1 person with a disability)
  • Secondary School
  • Family (Minimum of 3 from the same family)

Cost $175 per team except for the Secondary School and Family teams at $150.

Entries close Sunday 14th April 2019

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