Results 2018

OVERALL WINNER: The Fit Bucks (6h6m12s)* Corporate Services: QFES Blazers (8h14m27s) Ladies: Wheelie Mad Women (10h35m11s) Mens: The Fit Bucks (6h6m12s)* Mixed: Easier Said Than Run (7h35m50s)* Over 35s: 72ers (8h41m32s) Over 55s: Dad’s Army (13h50m10s) School: Nudgee...

Great Wheelbarrow Race 2017 – Bringing the Gold Home

THE annual Great Wheelbarrow Race is set for a shake up next year after the committee voted to turn the race around. After 13 years running from Mareeba to Chillagoe, Committee Chair Nipper Brown said it was time to ‘bring the gold home’ to Mareeba. “After careful consideration and community consultation with key stakeholders, the decision […]

THE annual Great Wheelbarrow Race is set for a shake up next year after the committee voted to turn the race around. After 13 years running from Mareeba to Chillagoe, Committee Chair Nipper Brown said it was time to ‘bring the gold home’ to...

Get ready for the 2016 Great Wheelbarrow Race

They laugh, they sweat, they puff and they push – the Great Wheelbarrow Race is one of the major events on the Mareeba Shire calendar and this year, organisers are hoping to make it bigger and better! Race Committee Chair Cr Nipper Brown said the first Great Wheelbarrow Race, held in 2004, wanted to honour […]

They laugh, they sweat, they puff and they push – the Great Wheelbarrow Race is one of the major events on the Mareeba Shire calendar and this year, organisers are hoping to make it bigger and better! Race Committee Chair Cr Nipper Brown said the first Great...

2016 Nomination Form

2016 Registrations now open Download 2016 Nomination Form here 13-15 May 2016

2016 Registrations now open Download 2016 Nomination Form here 13-15 May 2016...

Great Wheelbarrow Race 2015 Results

The twelfth annual Great Wheelbarrow Race which finished on Sunday has raised a jaw-dropping $243,300 for charity, making the total raised in the past two years well over the one million dollar mark. “That is a magnificent result and a great effort. The event is unique in that it benefits all the communities along the […]

The twelfth annual Great Wheelbarrow Race which finished on Sunday has raised a jaw-dropping $243,300 for charity, making the total raised in the past two years well over the one million dollar mark. “That is a magnificent result and a great effort. The event is...