The Roller Coaster Run, a marathon held in the Dandenong Ranges, features a 21.5km trail and a 43km trail (consisting of two laps of 21.5kms).
Visitors looking to participate in the Roller Coaster Run, should check the course map prior to enrolling as the map will often change from year to year due to changes in the terrain.
Roller Coaster Run 2018 Dates, Times, Elevation, Course, Parking & Map
Participants are required to register online. With a number of categories open for registration, participants can choose what best suits their abilities with the cost of participation varying between categories.
All Entries to the Roller Coaster Run receive: Brunch on the finish line (Danishes, Juices and Fruit), medals for finishers, goodie bag, free car parking in SkyHigh (until filled), downloadable results, FREE photos.
The course of the Roller Coaster Run is dotted with several aid stations where participants are given water to stay hydrated throughout the run. The major aid station is located at Doongalla Homestead, with another minor station at located at Kalorama.
In previous years, the runs started at 7.20am, so participants are advised to book and arrive early. Here are some maps and details from the 2017 event. Check back with details about the 2018 event.