Strickland Stinger 1
30th June 2024 at 8:00 am

Held in the Strickland State Forest on the Ridge to Rainforest trail. The 'Strain' course is approximately 5km and the 'Struggle'course is approximately 10km, both starting and finishing at the Banksia Picnic area (top car park). All run on single-track trail. It's a roller coaster run that takes you on a journey from the bush down to the rainforest, and back up to the bush. There is plenty of elevation. Entrants will have a "seeded" staggered start at 30 seconds. To help us out, please advise us of an estimated completion time. Do we have your interest?

There is plenty of parking available.

Held in the Strickland State Forest on various trails. The course starts and finishes in the 'Banksia' or 'top' car park on Strickland Rd, which is about 1.3km from the entry to the forest at Mangrove Rd.

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Strickland Stinger
Strickland Stinger 2
11th August 2024 at 8:00 am

Strickland Stinger - Strain

It's an approximately 5 km course that starts and finishes in the 'Banksia' or 'top' car park.

Held in the Strickland State Forest on various trails, finishing up the Ridge to Rainforest trail. The course starts at the Banksia Picnic area (top car park). All on single track, it's an approximate 2km run/hike down the hill before making the 2.5 km uphill run back home. It's a roller coaster run that keeps you alert taking you on a journey from the aussie bush down into rainforest and then back up to the bush again.

Strickland Stinger - Struggle

It's an approximately 10 km course that starts and finishes in the 'Banksia' or 'top' car park.

Held in the Strickland State Forest on various trails (almost every one), finishing up the Ridge to Rainforest trail. The course starts at the Banksia Picnic area (top car park). All on single track, it's an approximate 2km run/hike down the hill before crossing the creek and touring around the Arboretum,including going over the swing bridge (or through the creek below). You'll then return via the Bellbird trail which has another creek crossing, then makes it way back to the bottom car park before making the 2.5 km uphill run on the Ridge to Rainforest trail back home. It's a roller coaster run that keeps you alert taking you on a journey from the aussie bush down into rainforest and then back up to the bush again.

Entries close 7:50 AM (sharp)

Race Briefing (Compulsory) 8:05 AM

Strain Race Start 8:15 AM

Struggle Race Start 8:20 AM

"Trial Run" After the last competitor finishes (Not a club event)

Entry Fees

Online up to 5 PM Saturday $10 (or less*) via Bank Deposit

On the day $19.99 (Cash Only)

Trial run FREE After the last competitor finishes

What should I bring?

Dog - Well, we guess you could run without one, but it wouldn't be as fun.

A copy of your dogs Vaccination certificate or Titre test (unless previously supplied to the club)

Water - Enough for you and your dog

Canicross gear - Harness, bungee leash, belt

Poo bags - be responsible

A sense of fun and excitement (really easy as we'll be around happy dogs)

Other stuff

Please keep your dogs on leash at ALL times.

Respect other humans and their dogs, and ask first before approaching as we may have reactive dogs attending that need a little space.

Please use the rubbish bags provided or take your rubbish home. We intend to leave no trace..... respect the forest.

This is an AFSS-sanctioned race, please make sure you are familiar with their rules.

Whilst this is classed as a race, the sport is about participation, comradery, you and your dog having fun, meeting new friends etc. If you see someone in trouble ask if they are OK and assist if required.

There are toilets on site at the Bansia car park.

Did we mention a sense of fun and excitement (really easy as we'll be around happy dogs)

Trial run - FREE

For those that don't have cani gear you will have an opportunity to have a trial run/hike around the course after the last competitor finishes. Please note that this is not sanctioned by the club and 100% at your own risk.

We'll see you there, happy trails

Strickland Stinger Trail Pics

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