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Online registrations now open!

Online registrations can now be made for the 2018 Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon.  Registrations can be made through https://www.sportitude.com.au/events/greatkanku-breakawaysmarathon. Registration fees are $50 ($40 earlybird until 18th May) for 42.2km marathon and 21.1km half marathon run, ride or walk events $25 ($20

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Online registrations coming soon…

Online registrations will be coming soon.  From the 16th April you will be able to register online to enter one of the following events: 42.2km Marathon 21.1km Half Marathon, Ride or Walk 10km Run, Ride or Walk 5km Run, Ride

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2nd June 2018 The Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon

This years marathon will be held on Saturday the 2nd June 2018.  There will be a number of different race categories including 42.2 km run, 21.1 km run, ride or walk, 10 km run, ride or walk, 5 km run,

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The 2018 Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon June 2018

Now is the time to begin planning your visit to Coober Pedy to take part it the Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon and fun run. The event will be held in the very special Kanku – Breakaways Conservation Park in June 2018

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Kim Houghton’s Write Up on GBM 2015

Great Breakaways Marathon Have you noticed that to do well you need to pick your event?  I’ve noticed that if I’m reasonably ‘race ready’ and doing consistent times, where I place depends on who’s there on the day.  Which is

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Marathon winner’s article on the event

  Image courtesy of Chris Warrior

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1st Prize Running 42km (Male & Female)

Some really exciting news – in 2015 for our inaugural marathon Unique Opal & Diamond Manufacturers will be hand-crafting solid silver medallions with a Coober Pedy opal in the centre for the 1st prize of the 42km run (women’s &

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Great Breakaways Marathon finalist in SA Regional Awards

The GREAT Breakaways Marathon, formerly the GREAT Breakaways Bolt, is receiving recognition as an excellent event with lots of potential by becoming a finalist in the South Australian Regional Awards in the Sporting category. Coober Pedy was recognised throughout the

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