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Bulimba Burn 333

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by Kevin Liepins (subscribe)
A lover of Brisbane, particularly the Moreton Bay region at Wynnum Manly and the beautiful Scenic Rim and have live in the Queensland Outback. A freelance writer always looking for the new and quirky places and event in my own backyard.
It's all uphill at this family & festive event
Fitness and fun are on the menu in the inaugural Bulimba Burn on Sunday 3rd December 2017.

Bulimba Burn
Bulimba Burn - Image from website

The Burn 333 - as it is known - is 333m of excruciating uphill running from the roundabout at the bottom of Oxford Street in Bulimba all the way to the top to the entrance to Bulimba State School on Wentworth Parade.

Bulimba Burn
Image from event Facebook page

The organisers claim it to be "probably the shortest, steepest, toughest and silliest fun run in Brisbane, if not the whole, entire world". There will be 17 running events throughout the morning with 1000 runners expected.

Some fun facts about The Burn

The average gradient of the course is 1:3
The steepest part of the 333m course is 1:2
The current 'World Record' of 3m 15s is held by a local school mum during school drop off, chasing her son up the hill who had forgotten his lunch box....

It promises to be a great fun day in the lovely Bulimba community. The Bulimba State School Christmas Markets will take operate for the duration of the Bulimba Burn 333 and beyond (from 8.00am to 2pm). The Christmas Markets will have stalls providing food, product and activity stalls, along with family entertainment. Santa is sure to make an appearance.

Bulimba Burn
Bulimba State School

Benji Marshall (former Bronco's and now West Tigers) will be there on the day with some other stars hoping to make it down.

The event is organised by Bulimba State School P&C and funds go to the school. Velocity Property Group and Hawthorne Garage are key supporters.

For full details and to enter yourself or a team go to the event website at

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Why? Bulimba Burn 333
When: Sunday 3 December 2017
Phone: Dave (0403 367 777) or Scott (0438 595 745)
Where: Bulimba
Cost: Free to attend, cost to particpate
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