2017 Greater Bank Volcanic Challenge

26 Mar 2017


Live Results

| 9:00am – Greater Bank Volcanic Challenge 11km | 

The Greater Bank Volcanic Challenge is a ‘fun run’ style event where you can run or walk to the top of Mount Canobolas, near Orange.  There is only one course of 11km, with a two wave start, the first at 9:00am and the second at 9:10am. 

Link to the course on Google Maps Course Profile (Elevation)

The route starts near Towac Pinnacle Picnic Ground on Pinnacle Road, Orange and takes in spectacular views from the volcanic range, passing through changing vegetation on little used forest roads and bush tracks.  The course is 11 km

The second half of the course takes in Mt Towac (1350m), some beautiful forest area, then Young Man Canobolas (1330m) via bush tracks before ascending to the summit of Mt Canobolas, at 1397m, a climb of 520m and the finish point.

Where can I find more information on the event?

Visit the event website here:


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