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The Mareeba & Dimbulah Community Bank Great Wheelbarrow Race

Race dates – Friday 9th – Sunday 11th May 2025!

Friday 9th May 2025 – Mareeba to Dimbulah, with an overnight stay and celebrations in Dimbulah

Saturday 10th May 2025 – Dimbulah to Almaden with a lunch stop in Petford and overnight stay and celebrations in Almaden

Sunday 11th May 2025– Almaden to Chillagoe with race presentations once the final competitor crosses the finish line.

For further information, please contact either:

Committee Chair

Councillor Kevin Davies
Phone: 0400 490 493
Email: KevinD@msc.qld.gov.au

Council’s Corporate Communications Officer

Lindie Boonzaaier
Phone: 07 4086 4722
Email: LindieB@msc.qld.gov.au

The committee is working through the logistics of the event. Competitors are encouraged to follow the event’s Facebook page to keep up-to-date.

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Great Wheelbarrow Race 2025

Fundraising Amounts

Year Amount

2007 $13,480

2008 $14,200

2009 $44,398

2010 $87,315

2011 $123,000

2012 $153,000

2013 $461,000

2014 $437,000

2015 $243,300

2016 $200,000

2017 $195,289

2018 $110,000

2019 $140,000

2020 COVID-19

2021 COVID-19

2022 $132,230

2023 $189,389

2024 $93,342

Total $2,636,943 which is outstanding for any sporting event.

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