Welcome to Sixfoot Track Marathon

Key Race Information

  • Next race is Saturday 11th March 2017 (and then the second Saturday in March for all future years.)
  • Entries for the 2017 race opened on Monday November 21st. Currently the successful first round General Entry lottery winners are confirming their entries. Full details on the entry process and key dates and times are here.
  • 2017 Entry Criteria - All eligible qualifying races and times for 2017 entry are now available here
  • General Race information - General race information and the various entry categories is available here
  • 2016 Race Results are available here
  • Access to 6ft Track on Race Day - As part of our medical/safety plan and with the consent of the track manager (Department of Primary Industries – Lands), public access to the Six Foot Track from Megalong Road through to Coxs River will be restricted and controlled between 7am and 9 am on Race Day. RFS and Race Management personnel at Aid Stations between these locations will only enable access to proceed along the course during this period, to individuals displaying offical numbered race bibs. Regular public access will resume after the official race sweepers have cleared this part of the course.
  • Wait list? - Our race does not operate a wait list, we prefer to take additional confirmed entrants knowing the attrition rate as it gives all confirmed entrants the ability to train and prepare with confidence. 
  • Cancelling entry - 6ft Entries are not able to be sold or transferred, instead we provide all cancelled entrants with an opportunity to register under the preferred process for the following year with a 50% discount. All the details, including the entry cancellation process are available here


The Six Foot Track is a 45km trail stretching across the Blue Mountains from The Explorer's Marked Tree, near Katoomba to Jenolan Caves. The marathon started in 1984 and follows the length of the entire trail. The race is a fundraiser for the Rural Fire Service & Six Foot Track Heritage Trust and is organised by the Sydney Striders Running Club and attracts over 850 entrants each year. (more).

If you cannot find the answer to your question on the website please send an email to info@sixfoot.com

This is the Six Foot Track Marathon website. Queries about the Six Foot Track path/walk should be directed to the Land and Property Managment Authority.