Margaret River Ultra Marathon

10 – 11 May, 2025. Entries to open in October!

A magnificent ultra trail…

The Margaret River Ultra Marathon 80km and 42km events will be back in 2025 on 10-11 May with entries set to open in October 2024. Entry details will be communciated on the website and through social media.

The event provides an incredible journey through the forests, trails, beaches and bluffs on the beautiful Cape to Cape coastline in South West WA. You will run past famous surf breaks, iconic wineries and charismatic coastal villages in a journey that is as magical as the Margaret River region is beautiful.

The 80KM Ultra Marathon course starts on the white sands at Hamelin Bay in the south and runs up the coast to finish at the iconic Howard Park winery at Wilyabrup. The 42KM Trail Marathon is also back again, starting at Yallingup in the north and running south to the same epic finish line on Sunday.

The electric race atmosphere and camaraderie on the course is multiplied twice over at the Howard Park finish line as runners celebrate their accomplishments to the tunes of live music, food, wine, beer and gratitude. So whether youโ€™re a trail running rookie or a long distance devotee we invite you to make the Margaret River Ultra Marathon your next running goal.

DATE10 – 11 May, 2025
DISTANCES80KM ultra marathon solo or in a relay team (of 2 to 5 runners)
42KM trail marathon solo
LOCATION80KM ultra: Hamelin Bay > Howard Park
42KM marathon: Yallingup > Howard Park
MARGARET RIVER REGION, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
WHOAustralia’s elite runners through to trail running newcomers who are keen to experience the beautiful south west – all welcome.
ENTRY INFOCLICK HERE for entry information and fees.
ENTRIESENTRIES TO OPEN IN OCTOBER 2024
Field limits: 1,500 runners for the 80km ultra AND 400 runners for the 42km marathon.
This event will SELL OUT QUICKLY!
ENGAGE Connect with the event and participants on the Margaret River Ultra Marathon Facebook Chat Group

2024 Highlights Reel – get a feel for the action

We look forward to sharing this magnificent journey with you and through the pages of this website provide information on the (spectacular) courses, how to train for the events and plenty of other details to help get you to the start line (and finish line!) whether this is your first ultra marathon or your fortieth.

Amazing event! I may have been exhausted and sore crossing the finish line, but the scenery, atmosphere and trails meant I knew I’d be signing up again for next year! Jess, 2021 Competitor

I would recommend the MRU to everyone from beginners to seasoned runners looking for a physical and mental challenge! With such an encouraging atmosphere, you feel like anything is possible! 2021 Competitor

RACE WEEKEND WRAP-UP 2024

Congratulations to our competitors in the 2024 Margaret River Ultra Marathon 80km and new 42km race too! As described by many, it was a tough but oh so amazing course with the finish-line feels as EPIC as ever! Happy recovery and thank you again for being part of such a wonderful event weekend.

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