Mareeba & Dimbulah Community Bank Great Wheelbarrow Race 2022 



The Great Wheelbarrow Race is back in 2022!

Preparations are in full swing to keep the spirit of the Great Wheelbarrow Race alive.

The Mareeba to Chillagoe race format is back for the 2022 event!

Friday, 20 May 2022 – Mareeba to Dimbulah, with an overnight stay and celebrations in Dimbulah

Saturday, 21 May 2022 – Dimbulah to Almaden with a lunch stop in Petford and overnight stay and celebrations in Almaden

Sunday, 22 May 2022 – Almaden to Chillagoe with race presentations once the final competitor crosses the finish line.

Register Now by visiting 

For further information, please contact either:

Committee Chair

Councillor Locky Bensted
Phone: 0408 871 420

Council’s Manager Customer and Community Services

Glenys Pilat
Phone: 1300 308 461

Registrations close Tuesday, 19 April 2022

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.