Welcome to the Compass Club Running Series!
The Compass Club provides a once in a lifetime experience - a chance to
complete a full marathon on each of Australia's northern, southern,
eastern, western and central compass points.
This will not be your normal road race however - You will be challenged
mentally and physically! Australia's most testing elements will be on
display - humidity, beach running, trail running, steep hills and cool
temperatures. These events are not for the faint hearted or under
The Compass Club series kicked off at Australia's most Southerly point - Tasmania's South Coast Track in May 2017. Competitors encountered chilly winds, sprawling
plains, rocky cliffs and lengthy boardwalks amongst some of Australia's
most stunning landscapes.
Alice Springs Larapinta Trail played host to the second Compass Club
event in June 2017, a journey to Australia's red centre and challenging
Runner's encountered wild and rugged conditions in the race to
Australia's northern most point, the Cape York Peninsula. Starting just
outside of Bamaga, competitors will face a return trip up the 4WD tracks
to Australia's northern most point.
The picturesque Byron Bay of New South Wales will be the next compass location. Thousands of tourists flock each year to the gorgeous seaside haven to visit Cape Byron, and for the first time in Byron's history, you will have a chance to participate in a grueling marathon event.
And rounding out the series will be Steep Point in Western Australia, where competitor's will skirt Australia's central west coastline in the iconic Shark Bay precinct.