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Half Road Closure - Harrietville Half Marathon 1 October 2017

Half Road Closure - Harrietville Half Marathon 1 October 2017

Residents along the Great Alpine Road in Germantown, Freeburgh, Smoko and Harrietville. Also, residents along Old Harrietville Road and traffic travelling through either way from Omeo, Hotham etc.

Sunday 1 October  2017, a small group of local Harrietville runners have organised a Half Marathon (21.1km) running event from Bright to Tavare Park in Harrietville.

The route is from Bright, along the Shared Trail, across Tawonga Gap Road, along the Old Harrietville Road then left onto the Great Alpine Road (GAR) for 12 kms to Stony Creek Road/Trout Farm.

The Event also incorporates 10km, 5km & 2km FunRun/Walks along the GAR & Shared Trail all ending in Tavare Park.

The Half Marathon starts at 7.30am and we anticipate all runners being finished by 10.30am.

Half of the Great Alpine Road will be closed from Stony Creek Road to Old Harrretville Road (12km) during this time and escorted convoys will operate each way every 15 minutes.

For enquires or assistance please conact Robyn on 0417656965 or email 

All proceeds from this event go to Harrietville Primary School, supporting ‘Excellence in Regional Education’.

13 September 2017