ANZAC Day Challenge

Where: Ku-ring-ai and Garigal National Parks, Sydney.

When: Next event is 23 April 2016.

Status: 100km Trail Event.

The ANZAC DAY CHALLENGE is a timed running and trekking endurance challenge held on ANZAC Day covering 100km of spectacular and scenic northern Sydney trails through both the Ku-ring-ai and Garigal National Parks.

The Challenge gives runners and trekkers the opportunity to remember and commemorate ANZAC, our diggers and their sacrifice, and 100 years of the ANZAC spirit.

Not only will the Challenge commemorate 100 years of ANZAC it will raise vital funds for charities Soldier On and Mates 4 Mates for the care of those who have served our country and require ongoing support .

The ANZAC DAY CHALLENGE commences at St Ives Showground at 7am on ANZAC Day and finishes at the Manly Warringah War Memorial Park at Manly Dam, alongside the Lakeside Memorial below.


The event will have a 24 hour time limit, and will therefore be achievable by many including those who may choose to Trek the course.

The ANZAC Dawn Service will be broadcast on a large outdoor screen at St Ives Showground, and the run will commence after the dawn service at 7am.

When: 23 April 2015, commencing at 7am.

How long in existence: 2015 was the inaugural event.

Winners in recent years:

Solo 100km:

Year Male Time Female Time
2015 David Casey 8:46:43 Ruby Kwong 10:04:28

100km Race Records: Male: David Casey 8:46:43 (2015) Female: Ruby Kwong 10:04:28 (2015)
Event Director: Greg Donovan email or telephone (02) 9949 8754

Results: Solo 2015 | Teams 2015