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...

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 Butler for...

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...