Hello and welcome to Glasshouse Trail Runs

Note: Visit the TRAQ web site for details on Hares & Hounds

Vale Roger Guard, donate to Roger's preferred charity

The following 2014 events are now qualifying races for the 2015 The North FaceĀ® Ultra-Trail du Mont-BlancĀ®:

  • 100 mile - 3 points
  • 100 km - 2 points

There are three trail running/walking events conducted in the Glasshouse Mountains area each year.

One is based at the swimming pool in the township of Woodford and two at the State School in Beerburrum township.

  1. Glasshouse 50 or Cook's Tour - also based at Woodford on the Sunday closest to 17th May Captain Cook named the mountains on 17th May during his voyage up the east coast of Australia in 1770.

  2. Flinders Tour - based at Beerburrum on the Sunday closest to the 26th July. Matthew Flinders was the first European to climb one of the Glasshouse Mountains ( Beerburrum ) on this date in 1798.

  3. Glasshouse 100 - based at Beerburrum on the weekend of the second Sunday in September.

This includes the longest run of 100 miles which was the first trail run of this distance conducted in Australia starting in 1996. For more detailed information, entry forms, on line entry, maps etc click on the links above and or the top left of the page. For results of past events go to the Results page

The Glasshouse Trail Events have been conducted under the auspices of the Trail Running Association Of Queensland Inc (www.traq.org.au) since 2007 and before that under the auspices of Brisbane Road Runners. Assistance is given at the events by members of the Glasshouse Mountains Advancement Network (www.gman-inc.com.au) and by members of the Caboolture Road Runners.

Ian Javes started organising these events in 1990 and is a member of TRAQ and GMAN.