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...

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...

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...

2018 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...

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...

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...

2016 Results

Final Results can be viewed and downloaded here Despite team numbers being down from last year, the thirteenth annual Great Wheelbarrow Race which finished on Sunday, raised over $200,000 for local, national and international charities. Organising committee chair...

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...

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...

2013 Results

Great Wheelbarrow Race has record-shattering 10th anniversary   THE tenth anniversary Great Wheelbarrow Race which finished on Sunday has raised a jaw-dropping $461,000.10 for charity. “That is a stunning result and just blows away the previous record of...