RACE DATE: Sunday 7.00AM, May 2, 2021

Backyard Ultra Australia Ultimate Marathon Event

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The ultimate backyard ultra marathon event

Dead Cow

Located on a 6th generation cattle property in rural Queensland, this Backyard Ultra Marathon is like no other. You will test your limits in a place where the cattle roam free and the gullies run dry. 6.7km, each hour, every hour until the last one is standing. The question is, are YOU ready TO TEST YOUR LIMITS?

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A WEEKEND TO REMEMBER

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‘Dead Cow Gully’ is named for the unfortunate beast that lost its footing close to the creek’s edge and was discovered a week later tangled in some protruding tree roots – 2 metres above the creek bed.

The new standard in backyard ultra marathons

Marathon

The race format of a Backyard Ultra is quite simple. You have to run a 6.7km loop within the hour, every hour, until there is only one race participant left. Runners drop out of the race for 3 main reasons;