Welcome to Ross Marathons. An event for everyone...Marathon, Half Marathon, 10km and Childrens Challenge Run for a good cause... All proceeds are donated to charity. See you there!
The marathon was dedicated to the memory of US born athlete Dean Thackwray who competed in the marathon at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics and later settled in Tasmania. Thackwray died of cancer in 2003.
That first year 70 runners took part in the various events that over the years have included the full, three-quarter, half and quarter marathons, a team relay event and a fun run/walk.
Share the marathon experience with mates by running as part of a team. Teams can be made up of 2,3 or 4 persons. Each person must run a minimum of 1 full lap (10.55km). More details are available from the online entry form. The team start at the same time as individual marathon entrants (8am).