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Maribyrnong Gift

Maribyrnong Gift
The Maribyrnong Gift is part of a season of professional running events organised by the Victorian Athletic League that culminates in the running of the prestigious Stawell Gift. Athletes of all ages and abilities and spectators are welcome to participate in this fun and family friendly day.

When: March
Where: Pennell Reserve, Burke Street, Braybrook 3019

2016 National Cyclo-Cross Series – Round 1

Round 1 of the National Cyclo-Cross series is expected to be tough first up event at Cranwell Reserve. The 2.5km course has a variety of barriers and terrain (grass, road and trail) with riders competing to complete the maximum number of laps in the allocated time. The event is expected to attract 250 participants from around Australia and overseas. The series has grown to seven rounds this year, with the final round occurring in Sydney and the National Championships to be held in Adelaide. In order to participate, participants must be members of Cycling Australia (Gold or Silver), Mountain Bike Australia or BMX Australia.

Where: Cranwell Reserve, Braybrook
When: 2016

Photograph taken by Brian Mangano

2016 Run for Hope

Run for Hope – Melbourne is a 4.25km run/walk and an 8.5km run to raise funds for Pink Hope, a charity that supports women at high risk of breast and ovarian cancer. A great community event which not only includes the fun runs but also a sausage sizzle, kids tent, bouncy castle, health stands, Pink Hope stand, raffles and more!

When: Sunday 21 February 2016
Where: Coulson Gardens, The Esplanade, Maribyrnong

2016 Victor Maribyrnong International Series

A sensational international Badminton competition, sanctioned by Badminton World Federation & Badminton Oceania.
Was Held: September 2016
Where: Maribyrnong College Sports Academy, Maribyrnong

Big West Festival

Big West Festival

Big West is the leading community-based, contemporary arts and cultural festival in the western region of Melbourne. A biennial event, Big West runs for twelve days in November with a collection of activities which includes active opportunities such as the ‘Big Bike Ride’ to Braybrook and popular ‘Dance Republic’!

When: November 2015

Walk West

WalkWest is an event that caters for the whole family. The WalkWest Village at Footscray Park will be alive with fun, family activities for parents and kids, while the event participants run or walk to raise funds for the Sunshine Kids. The route encompasses the beautiful Footscray Park and runs alongside the Maribyrnong River up to Riverside Park. Events include the Walk or Run: 5km I 10km I 15km and will start and finish in the picturesque Footscray Park. Activities on the course include an aerobics warm-up, free event entertainment from WalkWest Ambassadors Em Rusciano and Kyomi Vella, massage therapy, sausage sizzle and food vans, face-painting, bouncing castle and other kids activities and a water station.

When: April


For more information contact:
Recreation and Leisure
9688 0200

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