Great Train Race

The Great Train Race isn't simply a race amongst fellow competitors -
it's an exciting challenge competing against the steam locomotive, Puffing Billy!

Join us on Sunday 5th May 2019 for the challenge and fun of this iconic 13.5km run
through the Dandenong Ranges -
will you beat the train?

What you get:

Fully supported course with hydration stations.

Positive support from the cheering local community.

Race Pack, including race bib, timing chip and baggage tag.

Finishers medal for all participants.

Bagging/clothing drop-off/collection.

Return to start transfers via Puffing Billy or charter bus.

Opportunity to win from the random bib number prize board.

Finishers e-certificate.

Optional post-race massage.

GTR Trestle Bridge, Runners & Train Portrait By Michael Greenhill
GTR Instagram & Small Edm (2)


Our Great Train Race souvenir singlets can be purchased upon registration or online here

A limited number of singlets are available in Men and Women’s styles and sizes.

Singlets will be mailed with Race Packs before race day.


View the Brooks size and style chart to order the correct size here.

SOLD OUT - Men's - size M

GTR 2018 runner

Important Dates:

Registrations open: Tuesday 5th February

Early Bird close: Friday 1st March

Last day for name on bib: Sunday 17th March

Last day to enter and have race packs sent: Monday 1st April

Race packs posted: week beginning 8th April

Last day for refund requests: 5:00 pm, Monday 29th April

Last day to enter: Wednesday 1st May (unless sold out prior)

Race day: Sunday 5th May