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Set on the mountainside overlooking the city, and on the edge of the picturesque Valley Lakes precinct, the course winds it’s way around some of the regions most scenic locations, including a pass by Mount Gambier’s iconic Centenary Tower.

Taking in the sights of the Blue Lake, visiting Leg Of Mutton Lake, and passing through the bluegum trails below the tower, this course has you circling the craters of dormant volcanos and running into, and through, others.

It’s a scenic course offering either 10.5km, 21km, 42km or the new 56km of trails via your choice of one, two, or four loops.
The 56km ultra marathon course is an extended 14km loop that includes a trip around the Blue Lake itself, as a feature, that’s exclusive to the full distance event. 

Course Detail

Main Event Loop (10.5km)

56km Ultra Marathon Loop (14km)

  • Course distance detail:Due to the trail run nature of the Tower Trial Run course, entrants in the event could experience some variation in the distances recorded by their own devices across the event. More detailed recorded distances for reference:

    Single loop – 10.55km
    Marathon event – 42.20km

Take a panoramic tour of the volcanic craters that make up the course.


Event Day Hub:

Corner Of Lake Terrace and Wehl Street
Mount Gambier