The Gladiator Trail Run
The Gladiator Trail Run



30th May, 2021

Glass House Mountains 

 Sunshine Coast

The Gladiator

Celebrate National Italian Day and embrace your inner Gladiator. The beautiful trails have proved very popular so this year we've made it even better with 3 distances to choose from. The 8km, 15km and 21km are suitable for those new to trails, as well as the seasoned runner.  Test your strength tackling Goliath (Wild Horse Mountain) and see if you know your Roman numerals. Come dressed as an inspired Gladiator and get the opportunity to lead the peasants through the Colosseum and out onto the trail.  There will be prizes for the best dressed and running club games of strength. Afterwards enjoy some yummy Italian treats and coffee. 

Interesting fact: The Aboriginal people tell a story of the Glass House Mountains of which Tibrogargan is the father, Beerwah the pregnant mother and Coonowrin the son who betrayed his parents. 



This event is staged at HQ Plantations, Red Road Beerburrum.

Entries close at midnight 25th May. NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY

Distance    Start      Cut-off           Price

8km            8am        12 noon           $45.00

15km          7.30am    12 noon           $65.00

21km          7am         12 noon           $85.00

Minimum Age Limits.

8km - 12 years

15km - 15 years

21km - 18 years

Any participants under 18 years, will require a parent or guardian to be present at the event.

The Gladiator Village will have stalls for your interest including The Running Company.

All finishers will receive an event memento.




Refunds are available until 10th May 2021 and will be subject to a $20.00 admin charge.

There will be no transfers for this event.

For refunds email brett@runqueensland.com




6am - race sign-on open.

7am - 21km start.

7.30am - 15km start.

8am - 8km start.

Please be mindful of your race start time. We request that you sign-on 60 mins prior to the start of your race.

You can also collect your bib from midday Friday 28th May & Saturday 29th May

10-2pm at The Running Company, Sunshine Coast 5/1 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore. 



Please note: the course may change due to unforseen circumstances such as bush fires, flooding or harvesting.  Please follow all course markings on race day.  

If you are training on the course, do not enter any areas that are closed.

Updates will be posted on social media and/or web site if this occures.


For all the Gladiator races (8k, 15k & 21k), the first 1km and the last 1km is on private property.

There is strictly no access to train on this part of the course. 

See Map

Map.     GPX file.      KML file.

Map.      GPX file.      KML file.



Mandatory Gear:

  • Water bottle or hydration pack – minimum 500ml capacity

  • Compression bandage

  • Mobile phone with these numbers for emergency contact.

    • Brett Standring 0447 711 232

    • Gavin Jackson 0417 007 960           

Recommended Gear 

  • Drinking cup (check the section relating to the ‘no-cup’ initiative)

  • Sunscreen

  • Insect repellent

  • Bite and sting treatment



All checkpoints will have water, electrolyte, and some snacks but will have no cups.

Run Queensland are committed to preserving the environment in which we are privileged to stage our events.

With this in mind, we no longer provide disposable cups at checkpoints.

As such, participants will need to carry their own cup for drinks they don’t want to put in their hydration pack or water bottle.

Our ‘no cup’ initiative has been a huge success since implementation in 2015 with the combined waste from checkpoints being greatly reduced.



There are no support crews allowed on the course.

Support crews are allowed at the Start/Finish area only.

Spectators are most welcome at the Start/Finish.



All participants must ensure they read and understand this waiver prior to entering the event. It is an important document informing you of your legal rights and responsibilities. During online registration, you must tick a box to confirm you understand and accept these rights and responsibilities.



We would like to thank The Gladiator's event partner and supporter

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