Get ready for exciting sports events in amazing locations! Swim Lake Argyle, paddle the Ord River, run on Cable Beach or mountain bike at Lake Argyle - just some of the experiences you can have in Australia's most beautiful landscapes.
Event organisers FITEvents specialise in running sports events in the Kimberley, and have created a calendar of enjoyable events for solo competitors or teams and their support crews from all around Australia.
Mark Your Calendar!
Find details of each event below and click through for more details. An important date to remember is 1st November 2021, when registrations open - you can register online at https://www.fitevents.com.au/
Lake Argyle Swim
Saturday 7 May 2022
Join in the excitement of this unique freshwater swim competition with event categories for Solo, Duo and Quad swimmers, and 10km and 20km race distances. Register early for this extremely popular event.
After the race, join the party at the Gala Dinner at Lake Argyle Resort - prize presentations, great music, great hosts and dancing into the night!
Ord River Paddle
Saturday 4th June 2022
Limited to just 40 paddlers, this challenging and fun event includes a 29km kayak race downstream from the Lake Argyle Dam, followed by the Finish Line Party Cruise for the remaining distance back to Kununurra. Paddle and then cruise through some of the most stunning scenery in the region - not a bad day out!
*Registrations now open*
Kununurra Half Marathon
Sunday 19th June 2022
Solo runners, teams of two, or teams of four can answer the call to the off-road circuit of the Kununurra Half Marathon. This a fun community event, which attracts runners from a wide range of age groups!
Sunday 7th August 2022
Perfect dry season weather for running, and perfect tides for a beach marathon - it's August in Broome! Choose your challenge - a full marathon, half marathon, or the 10km dash!
Lake Argyle Adventure Race
Saturday 27th August
Rounding off the season of sports events is the Adventure Race - swim, run, mountain bike and paddle at Lake Argyle! Be a part of the challenge either as a solo competitor or in relay teams of two, three or four!
Also taking place on the day, the 'Enticer Adventure' involving a 3.2km trail run and 8km mountain bike, and the Junior Adventure Challenge for kids 6-12.
Planning Your Trip?
You've got your registration sorted, now it's time to figure out where you and the team are staying and what you'll do on your time off. Follow the links to our Lake Argyle, Kununurra and Broome guides to find accommodation, things to see and do, cafes, restaurants and more!