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Mareeba & Dimbulah Community Bank Great Wheelbarrow Race 2023


After an incredible return in 2022, The Great Wheelbarrow Race is on again in 2023!

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


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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.