The Half Trail Marathon

The Half Trail Marathon Map

The marathon & half marathon courses navigate fire and single trail through a variety of bushland.

  • From the start line, head 350m along the dirt road towards the main entrance gate to Pomingalarna Park.
  • Go through the main gate veering left on to the dirt road and continue along the right-hand side of Bagley Drive.
  • Opposite the Waterworks, turn right down a single dirt track and go through the tunnel under the main highway.
  • Continue out of the tunnel and follow the track for approximately 100m, turning left into Silvalite Reserve through the style.
  • Continue along the single track until you get to a Y intersection, veering left as per markings. 
  • Continue along the single track staying right, going through the tunnel under Red Hill Road.
  • Follow the track till you come to the Y intersection, turn right and head over the steel bridge following the track staying left towards the stairs up Kapooka Bridge.
  • Go up the stairs, turning left at the top of the stairs; follow the path, turning left down the stairs, following the single track around the dam. 
  • You then go left then right at the intersection and head up the hill towards Lloyd housing. 
  • Follow the fire road around Lloyd hills until you come to a Y intersection where you continue going straight ahead up the hill towards Mangoplah Road gate.
  • At the gate, go through and turn sharp right following the single track on to a small fire road.
  • Approximately 200m down the fire road, turn left down a small fire road and turn another sharp left on to single track back towards the Mangoplah Road main gate.
  • Turn left back through the gate and head back up the fire road until you get to an intersection. 
  • Turn left at the intersection and head up, following the fence line over the style and continue along the fire road up and over Lloyd hills.
  • After approximately 4km you will get back to an intersection where you will turn right on to single track, down a gully and through the tunnel under the railway line.
  • Turn sharp right after the tunnel and follow the single track, past the Y intersection and through the tunnel under Red Hill Road.
  • Follow the track turning left at the 5km turn around point, heading through the gully, then turn right and head towards the style out of Silvalite Reserve.
  • At the style turn right and head towards the tunnel under the highway, then turn left on to Bagley Drive and continue to run on the left-hand side of the road.
  • Continue on to the dirt road heading into Pomingalarna Park, turning right into the main gate and then turn sharp left up the dirt road towards the San Isadore gate.
  • Continue along the fire road, up and over the hill until you get to the bottom of the hill where there is a sharp right-hand dog leg turn. 
  • Turn sharp right here and follow the fire road up over the hill continuing straight down the other side veering right along the fire road to the finish line.