2022 Results

Pictured: Rusty Wheels OVERALL WINNER: Rusty Wheels (7h20m28s) SECOND PLACE: Tunes Squad (7h31m32s) THIRD PLACE: The Unathletes (7h33m54s) Ladies: Wheelin' For Willy (9h08m21s) Mixed: Rusty Wheels (7h20m28s) Over 55s: Dad's Army (16h18m17s) Social: HMAS Cairns...

Keeping the Spirit of the Race Alive

February 5 2021 Preparations are in full swing to keep the spirit of the Great Wheelbarrow Race alive. In light of COVID-19 restrictions, the Great Wheelbarrow Race committee will host a one-day “COVID-Challenge” on Saturday 15 May 2021. The ironman style event will...

Face of the Race 2020

On the third weekend in May of each year, one of the region’s most iconic events takes place. The 2020 Great Wheelbarrow Race was officially launched in Dimbulah on Sunday as part of the Australia Day celebrations. The launch coincided with the naming of this year’s...

2019 Results

OVERALL WINNER: St Joseph's Nudgee College (6h51m12s) Corporate Services: The SES Psycho Ducks (10h10m53s) Ladies: The Wish Makers (9h44m46s) Mens: Foot Falcons (7h37m52s) Mixed: Easier Said Than Run (7h11m53s) Over 35s: 72ers (8h4m36s) Over 55s: Dad's Army...

Face of the Race 2019

One of the region’s most popular events is back for yet another year with the Great Wheelbarrow Race officially launched in Dimbulah on Saturday. The launch coincided with the naming of this year’s Face of the Race, with that title being awarded to Sandy...

2018 Results

OVERALL WINNER: The Fit Bucks (6h06m12s) Corporate Services: QFES Blazers (8h14m27s) Ladies: Wheelie Mad Women (10h35m11s) Mens: The Fit Bucks (6h06m12s) Mixed: Easier Said Than Run (7h35m50s) Over 35s: 72ers (8h41m32s) Over 55s: Dad's Army (13h50m10s) School: St...

2017 Results

McDonald's Great Wheelbarrow Race 2017 RESULTS   Full list of results can be downloaded here. Total fundraising amount: $195289 Solo Male: Burro Blanco - Rob Miller (17.17.44) Solo Female: CrossFit HBZ 4880 - Sonya Alba-Miller (17.48.17) Duo: 2 Fast 2 Furious -...

2017 Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the 2017 Great Wheelbarrow Race are now open, and with a new look nomination form, registering a team has never been easier. Download registration form by clicking here 2017 GWR Team Registration Form One of far north Queensland’s most significant...

Great Wheelbarrow Race 2023








Fundraising Amounts


Year         Amount

2007       $13,480

2008       $14,200

2009       $44,398

2010       $87,315

2011       $123,000

2012       $153,000

2013       $461,000

2014       $437,000

2015       $243,300

2016       $200,000

2017       $195,289

2018       $110,000

2019       $140,000

2020       COVID-19

2021       COVID-19

2022       $132,230

Total      $2,354,212 which is outstanding for any sporting event.