Preparations are in full swing to keep the spirit of the Great Wheelbarrow Race alive and bigger and better than ever!

Friday, 12 May 2023 – Mareeba to Dimbulah, with an overnight stay and celebrations in Dimbulah

Saturday, 13 May 2023 – Dimbulah to Almaden with a lunch stop in Petford and overnight stay and celebrations in Almaden

Sunday, 14 May 2023 – Almaden to Chillagoe with race presentations once the final competitor crosses the finish line.

For further information, please contact either:

Committee Chair

Councillor Locky Bensted
Phone: 0408 871 420

Council’s Corporate Communications Officer

Lindie Boonzaaier
Phone: 07 4086 4722

The committee is working through the logistics of the event. Competitors are encouraged to follow the event’s Facebook page to keep up-to-date.