Go all the way with our 42.2km Rhino Ramble


Yep the big one. The Dubbo Stampede’s marathon, the Rhino Ramble! 
This marathon is like no other. With the right preparation, why not make this year your year to cross the finish line?
This years' event will be held on Sunday 26th August 2018.

Click here to register for the event.

Start time: 7:00am


  • Individual: $115    register by midnight 27th July 2018 for a free running shirt!

We have training plans available for the Rhino Ramble. If you are a new marathoner or a more seasoned participant, we have got you covered.
Your registration includes your finishers’ medal, entry to the Taronga Western Plains Zoo and a free shirt for early bird registrations. You must be over 16 to enter the marathon. There are no age restrictions on the other events. The course is measured to IAAF standards but not certified.

Check out this footage below of our iconic marathon course!

For general information about our event, please see our FAQ page.


Prize money

Prize money is available for both male and female placegetters

  • First - $800
  • Second - $500
  • Third - $300

We also have an additional $200 jackpot prize if the Rhino Ramble course record is broken!

See our Past Events page for previous records!

All event placings (except the Wallaby Wheel) are determined through gun start.

Toilets and stations

There will be 10 portaloos at the marshaling area, plus the following on the Rhino Ramble course

  • 4km (water and toilet)
  • 7.5km (toilets)
  • 9km (water, toilets and sport drink) 
  • 10.5km (toilets and water) 
  • 12km (toilets) 
  • 13km (water and free GU gels)
  • 15km (special needs [self-supplied]) first lap wristband issued to runners
  • 16.5km (water and toilet)
  • 20.5km (toilets)
  • 21.5km (water, toilets, sport drink)
  • 23km (toilets) 
  • 23.5km (water) 
  • 24.5km (toilets) 
  • 25.7km (water and free GU gels) 
  • 27.7km (special needs [self-supplied]) 2nd lap wristband issued to runners
  • 29.5km (water and toilet) 
  • 33km (toilets) 
  • 34.5km (water, toilets and sport drink) 
  • 35.5km (toilets) 
  • 36.3km (water) 
  • 37.5km (toilets) 
  • 38.5km (water, and free GU gels) 
  • 40.5km (special needs [self-supplied]) 
  • 40.7km (water) 
  • Victory!