Saturday 27th March 2021
Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, NSW
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Trail Running At Its Best

Ahh, trail running, the joys of pitting yourself against the great outdoors, just you and a pair of shoes against the wilderness. Nothing quite compares to the feeling of flying along a trail, skipping over logs and rocks, flowing downhill like a stream, then attacking the uphills with gusto!

Now days there seems to be trail running events every weekend, so then the question is raised, which do we put our hard-earned cash into?
Well, we have the answer, the Jabulani Challenge of course, whether it be the 12km, 22km or 45km course you set your sights on. Read More

Entries Now Open

Entries for the Jabulani Challenge 2019 are now open. Set in the beautiful Ku-Ring-Gai Chase National Park and starting and finishing at the historical Bobbin Head, this is trail running at it’s best. The course snakes along some stunning waterways and while it has some short sharp inclines the lack of major hills means this is one event where you can actually run the entire course! With event distances of 12km, 22km and 45km there is a distance to suit everyone. Read More

Results & Photos Available

The 2018 Jabulani Challenge was another successful trail running event, in terrific sunny conditions where over 900 runners tackled the 12km, 22km & 45km courses. We had some super quick runners on the day, well done to all runners, we hope you achieved your goals!

Runners raved about the beauty of the Gibberagong and Warrimoo trails and the picturesque finishing area at Bobbin Head. Read More

Last Minute Information

Congratulations on securing your entry to experience some of the best trail running in Sydney. This truly is a beautiful location to host an event. The popularity of the Jabulani Challenge continues with the event selling out again this year. Read More

Event Program Now Available

Congratulations on securing your entry into the Jabulani Challenge for 2018, we hope all your training has gone well and we look forward to seeing you at the event.

The official Jabulani Challenge Event Program is now available for download via the link below. Read More

Sweet Merchandise

You can still order the official Jabulani Challenge Event T-Shirt ($40) or Singlet ($37). Event merchandise is only available by pre-order and will not be offered for sale on the day. Last day for online orders is Midday on Friday 23rd March. Read More

Entries Almost Sold Out

Are you planning to enter our first trail run of the year, the Jabulani Challenge on Saturday 7th April 2018? In that case you better get your skates on!

Entries for the 22km and 45km events are now 90% SOLD OUT, with the 12km event already 100% SOLD OUT - join Wait List here. Read More

Entries Going Fast - 12km Event Sold Out

This popular event has Sold Out the past two years (12km event has already sold out - join Wait List here) and will sell out again this year so you need to act now if you want to secure your spot in the remaining courses. Read More

Trail Running At Its Best

The Jabulani Challenge is back for 2018 and once again will offer discerning runners some of the best trails to be found anywhere. Predominantly on single track the course has everything to offer from waterside tracks, rainforest, steep hill inclines and creek crossings. Read More

NEW 12 Week Training Plan

NEW 12 Week Jabulani Challenge 2018 Training Plan available now thanks to our friends at The Body Mechanic. We’ve teamed up again to bring you expert trail running advice every step of the way so you can have the best race ever!

Training for a trail running race like Jabulani Challenge is completely different to the type of plan you would follow for a road race. Read More