Come with us on a group trail running adventure to summit 4 of Melbourne’s most popular trail running peaks in the space of 1 day. Our Trail Bus will pick you up from the CBD and transport you to the base of each peak, where you, your fellow adventurers and guides will run x4 out and back routes to summit the peaks and return to the Trail Bus.
Our summits will take in The You Yangs Regional Park, Mt Macedon, Mt Dandenong and Arthurs Seat. It’s a huge, fun and challenging day out and we will stop for lunch coffee and snacks along the way.
Here’s an approx timeframe for the day:
5:30am The trail bus leaves from the CBD NGV pick up point to the You Yangs Regional Park
6:30am Run You Yangs (1 1/2 hour) 9kms. Start from You Yangs Park Office-MTB Car Park.
8:00am Travel to Macedon (1 hour 15 minutes travel)
9:30am Run Mt Macedon 11kms (2 hours). Start from Mt Macedon Hotel
12:00pm Mt Macedon Hotel lunch and drink (1 hour)
1:00pm Travel from Mt Macedon Hotel to Mt Dandenong. Start at cnr of Sheffield Rd and Glasgow Rd, Kilsyth.1 hour 45 mins.
2:45pm Run Mt Dandenong Glasgow track to Sky High. 1 hour 30 minutes.
4:15pm Travel Mt Dandenong to Dromana Beach. 1 hour.
5:15pm Run Dromana beach to Arthurs Seat lookout. 1 and a half hours.
6:45pm Cool off legs in the bay, food and drink in Dromana.
8:00pm Return to city drop offs on the way. 1 and half hours.
9:30pm Arrive at NGV drop off point.
We have something for everyone on this run which will be lead by our experienced trail running, fun loving tour guides, who lead a variety of ability pace groups.
- 33km (all 4 summits)
- or any of the summits of your choosing
What to bring-
- A minimum of 5ooml of water to carry
- Good condition trail shoes
- suitable running sports wear to suit the weather
- Enough snacks/food to last you your time out on course
- Any emergency medications you may need
If you would like to use your own transport please meet us for an 6:30am start at You Yangs Regional Park 23 Branch Rd, Little River VIC 3211.
For those purchasing a Trail bus ticket. The bus will leave 5:30am from the main entrance to the NGV on St Kilda Rd. Please make sure you add the Bus transfer product to your cart.
Please note: If you purchase a bus ticket and choose not to run any legs, you are welcome to wait at the bus or meet back at our planned depart times.
We strongly recommend having air ambulance cover for this run and all trail runs, due to costs and difficult of access in the remote terrains.
Our run safety notes and course GPX file will be emailed out once purchased.