Race the Rattler

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  • Location: Gympie Station, Dagun 4570 Queensland

An 18.5 km foot race against the famous 'Valley Rattler' Steam Train.

Includes an individual run or team challenge. Teams are made up of 4 competitors and each member completes approximately 4.5 km.

Train departs Gympie Station for Dagun at 8.00 am with the first 300 runners to register. Other runners and supporters are taken by bus to the start of the race. The race begins at 9.30 am from Dagun.

First runners cross the finish line shortly after 10.30 am and competitors and supporters will enjoy entertainment throughout the day at the old Gympie Station.

11.30 am - Course timing closes.

12.00 noon - Presentations and random draws.

Buses will transport the team challenge runners to their changeover points from Dagun.

Food will be available at both Dagun and Gympie Stations.

Further information on Race the Rattler and Registration Forms will be available in May 2009.

8 June 2009 Race the Rattler

Mary Valley Heritage Railway 'The Valley Rattler' :
Tozer Street, Gympie
07 5482 2750
Mary Valley Heritage Railway 'The Valley Rattler'

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Gympie Station, Dagun

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