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The Mareeba & Dimbulah Community Bank Great Wheelbarrow Race

The Great Wheelbarrow Race is on again in 2024!

Preparations are in full swing to keep the spirit of the Great Wheelbarrow Race alive and bigger and better than ever!

Friday, 10 May 2024 – Mareeba to Dimbulah, with an overnight stay and celebrations in Dimbulah.

Saturday, 11 May 2024 – Dimbulah to Almaden with a lunch stop in Petford and overnight stay and celebrations in Almaden.

Sunday, 12 May 2024 – Almaden to Chillagoe with race presentations once the final competitor crosses the finish line.

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Great Wheelbarrow Race Website: The Great Wheelbarrow Race – Mareeba to Chillagoe 140km

For further information, please contact either:

Committee Chair

Councillor Kevin Davies
Phone: 0400 490 493

Council’s Corporate Communications Officer

Lindie Boonzaaier
Phone: 07 4086 4722

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.