The Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival will see in their silver jubilee with the premiere of their new
Australian owned activewear brand Lorna Jane secured exclusive naming rights to the custom build
Touted as an Outback adventure, filled with dirt, mud
“We’ve had almost 100 registrations for the new event,” says Stephen. “We’re nationally acclaimed for hosting the toughest sprint triathlon and now we’re offering something new and fresh to those who may not want to enter a full triathlon but who want to get dirty and dusty over the weekend.”
In an unexpected turn of events, the run was almost
The 2019 North Queensland floods were particularly devastating for McKinlay Shire, washing away farms, livestock
“The original course that we designed did go underwater, and I mean underwater, about 10
“It ripped a lot of the soil and trails away with it. We had to pull together and recreate the course in just a few weeks.”
Rhianna Batt, a former Julia Creek local says she is excited to join the inaugural run.
“I’m really looking forward to it! I have always wanted to compete at Dirt n Dust in some way but there’s no way I could take on the
The committee has been overwhelmed with the positive response to the run.
Racecommences at 8:00AMbehind the Julia Creek Pool
- 97 registrations - with entrants from 6 yrs to 60 yrs
- 5.5km, 11km and 16km distances
The 25th Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival is this weekend, April 12-14.
For more information, go to www.dirtndust.com
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The Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival is supported by the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland’s It’s