Kuranda to Port Douglas Ultra
Where: This Point-to-Point race starts just off Kennedy Highway in Kuranda and follows Black Mountain Road and the Bump track to Port Douglas. The course runs through native rainforest, open eucalypt forest, pine plantations and crosses picturesque creeks. It is a scenic course incorporated in the Mowbray National Park within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The tropical rainforest is home to the endangered southern cassowary, a flightless bird that can grow to two metres in height.
When: The next race is on Sunday 20 August 2017. Last race was Sunday 14 August 2016.
Status: Non-certified trail race of 64 km. Other options include a 64 km relay (2-4 team members) and 16 km Bump to Beach Race.
How long in existence: Inaugural race was held on 28 August 2011.
Number of Starters/Finishers: 2016: 30/29; 2015: 37/37; 2014: 22/22; 2013: 39/39; 2012: 27/25; 2011: 32/31;
Winners in recent years:
|2016||Bryan O’Mahony||5.31.23||Alena Scurrah||6.55.52|
|2015||David Von Senden||6:04:17||Sonya Alba-Miller||7:02:06|
|2014||Stephen Cunningham||5.55.47||Yvette Edward||6.09.18|
|2013||Glen Robinson||5:14:07*||Nikki Wynd||5:52:38*|
|2012||Oliver Zambon||5:27:19||Mandy Noble||6:06:18|
|2011||Ben Carter||5:45:14||Julie Sager||6:41:58|
Race records: 64km: male – Glen Robinson (2013) 5:14:07; female Nikki Wynd (2013) 5:52:38
Results: 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Race Director: Heidi Sweeting and Lorraine Lawson, Tel 0417 798 444, email: email@example.com