May 31st, 2020

Glass House Mountains 

 Sunshine Coast

Celebrate National Italian Day and embrace your inner Gladiator. Run Queensland and Fresca Café have collaborated to bring you an authentic Italian experience on beautiful trail with distances for new and experienced trail runners. 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 coffee and treats. 

The Gladiator is the second event in the Run Qld Day-Night Series.  Complete all four events to automatically qualify for the series.

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 Fresca Market & Café, 528 Steve Irwin Way, Glasshouse Mountains. Entries close at midnight 29th May. NO ENTRIES ON THE DAY

Distance   Start     Cut-off           Price

8km          8.30am  12 noon          TBC

15km         8am      12 noon          TBC

Minimum Age Limits.

8km - 12 years

15km - 15 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.


Refunds are available until 10th May 2020 and will be subject to a $20.00 admin charge + any merchandise pre-ordered against the entry.
You can transfer your entry to another person for a $20.00 admin fee prior to 24th May 2020.




Race Day sign-on will be open from 7am.

Please be mindful of your race start time.We request that you sign-on 45-60 mins prior to the start of your race.

You can also collect your bib from midday Friday 29th May & Saturday 10-2pm at The Running Company, Sunshine Coast 5/1 Duporth Avenue, Maroochydore. 



Mandatory Gear:

  • Water bottle or hydration pack – minimum 500ml capacity

  • Compression bandage

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

  • Mobile phone with these numbers for emergency contact.

    • Brett Standring 0447 711 232

    • Gavin Jackson 0417 007 960           

Recommended Gear 

  • 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 (coke, electrolyte).

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 partners and supporters


PH: 0447 711 232

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