Sunday 22 September 2019
DONATIONS: $0 GOAL: $15,000

Event Info

Set within the grounds of the historic Bella Vista Farm, the Cross Country Challenge is held in conjunction with the Hills Shire Orange Blossom Festival. The course is entirely within parkland, void of street traffic and with plenty of parking available.

Whether you’re a competitive runner, keen to get the family out for some exercise, or are inspired to raise money for a great cause, this year’s Cross Country is set to be bigger than ever. Open to participants of all ages and fitness levels, you can run, walk, skip or toddle your way round the course – as long as you have fun doing it!

The award ceremony will commence after the last race is complete and prize winners (did someone say Hamilton Island?) will be announced too!

To see what prizes are up for grabs click here


Will you be this year's Cross Country Challenge Fundraising Champion?

The participant* who raises the most money for this year’s Cross Country Challenge will win 2 night’s accommodation at a luxurious penthouse in Hamilton Island** plus two return flights departing from Sydney. The total prize is valued at more than $4,000!

PLUS all participants who fundraise $100 or more automatically go into the draw to win a prize valued at $500.

Set-up your fundraising page, share your profile with your friends and family, and get cracking! Funds raised will go towards helping headspace Castle Hill reach and support vulnerable and at-risk youth.

By doing a little bit more, you can help so much.

Event Schedule

EXPERT (11.1KM)9:00AM
FAMILY (3.7KM)10:30AM

EXPERT (11.1KM) 9:00AM


FAMILY (3.7KM) 10:30AM

Important: We recommend you arrive a half hour before your chosen run to sign-in and collect your bib.

The Course

The Cross Country course is designed to highlight the beauty of Bella Vista Farm and provide different challenges along the way, including several short inclines and lush tree-filled areas. There will be several drink stops stationed throughout the race course to ensure you stay hydrated too. The Cross Country Challenge is a fantastic opportunity to get family and friends together for a day of fitness and community fun.

Training isn't on track? There are three different course options so you can select the course that best suits your fitness level. You can always change your chosen course closer to the event.