Inaugural trail run in the heart of New England high country: Sunday 23 September 2018.


Come and explore the beautiful Dumaresq Dam and Mt Duval areas near Armidale, NSW.  Armidale is the highest city in Australia so join the Duval Dam Buster Trail Run starting at 1000m above sea level and experience some altitude. Entries open... now!

Please note: 2.5km and 15km entries have sold out!



The Duval Dam Buster is held a few km's outside of Armidale, in the heart of New England High Country. There are three distances: a 2.5km (open to children, adults and families), 15km and 30km events. Want to know more?

DDB course

Where do you run? If it's the 15km or 30km you go up, and then come back down. All events start from a marshalling area at the Dumaresq Dam picnic area before going separate ways. Learn more about the course here.

The details

Ready to get down to the nitty gritty? The race is on Sunday, 23 September 2018. Registrations are open now. Bib collection will be the morning of the run, with the first runners leaving at 8am. Find out more details here.


Our sponsors have helped make this inaugural event happen, and we can't thank them enough. Armidale Town and Country Real Estate are our proud Platinum sponsor and Armidale Athletics are our key supporting partner. Check out all our sponsors and supporters here.