Lark Hill


Welcome to the home of the Runningworks Lark Hill Dusk to Dawn 50 & 100km Ultra

Held annually on the W.A. Labour Day weekend in March, the 50km and 100km events start at dusk (7pm) on Saturday, with a childrens event (45min) at 6pm.  For both events, entrants will be given an official cut-off so long as they start their last lap by no later than 8am on Sunday morning (13h).

Where: Adjacent to the Lark Hill Sportsplex (east of the Lark Hill playing fields), Port Kennedy, WA

Course information:

  • 25km (8 laps), 50km (17 laps) and 100km (34 laps) GPS measured trail races on a ~3k limestone loop course.
  • The course consists of mostly compact-limestone, with ~200m of soft sand on each loop. There are some minor undulations, with a short climb into the start/finish point.
  • Click here to see the course. The race director will lead the first lap, so there’s no change of getting lost.
  • The children’s event will be help be over an ~800m loop for 45 minutes.

Next Race: 4-5 March 2021.

No. of finishers: 2021 – 53 ; 2020 – 54 ; 2019 – 54 ; 2018 – 58 ; 2017 – 61 ; 2016 – 52 ; 2015 – 71; 2014 – 47; 2013 – 39; 2012 – 35;

How long in existence: Inaugural race was 3 March 2012


  • Registrations for 2022 will open in late ’21

On the day:

  • Bibs are to be collected at the event. Please arrive by 6pm.
  • Park near the cricket nets here. Limited parking also available here (100km runners only).

Further information:

  • Walkers are welcome in the 50km event, as it has the same 13 hour cut-off.
  • Headlamps are optional but recommended
  • Pacers are welcome for 100km runners after the 50km point.
  • Runners can leave their own supplies at the start/finish line to resupply each loop; bananas, Coca-Cola, water, and lollies will be provided at this point.
  • There are toilets on site at the start/finish line.

Previous winners:

2021Sergio Gustinetti10:48:40Michelle Lane12:18:25
2020Michael Hooker7:54:27*
2019Curtis Simon-Menasse11:47:22Jen Millum11:31:17
2018Nick O’Neill10:31:58Margie Hadley9:22:19*
2017Adam Crawley11:48:23Hayley Newman10:44:53
2016Peter Duff9:27:27Cheryl Tatterton12:37:12
2015Josh Garrett7:57:26
2014Brett Tucker8:42:28Emma Black12:42:57
2013Tim Eva10:50:06Fee Salmons12:33:54
2012Tim Eva10:50:26Hunna Watson13:15:31
2021Nathan Fawkes3:49:08Martina Tairea4:45:04
2020Shea Adams4:13:58Anna O’Byrne4:39:14
2019Peter Duff3:59:17Victoria Robinson5:05:27
2018Shaun Kaesler4:16:33Claire Wardle4:48:53
2017Rick Cooke4:16:55Barbara Fieberg4:49:12
2016Chris Lark4:08:45Barbara Fieberg4:53:48
2015James Roberts3:34:25Barbara Fieberg4:28:51*
2014Thomas Bakowski3:33:03*Kate Bodill4:31:07
2013Thomas Bakowski3:36:10Claire Broadway4:32:32
2012Chris O’Neill3:39:42Jodie Oborne4:38:39
2021Ryan Willmot1:47:23Sarah Ballard2:39:34
2020Chris Lark1:41:31*Sally Chetwin2:13:39
2019Scott Tamblin1:44:56Susanne Millar2:16:37
2018Chris Lark1:48:17Rochelle Rogers1:48:33*
2017Kim Thomas1:50:24Eilidh Macmaster2:20:56
2016Kim Thomas1:45:48Roberta Sibrra2:22:58

Race records:

  • 100km Michael Hooker 07:54:27 (2020); Margie Hadley 9:11:19 (2018)
  • 50km Thomas Bakowski 3:33:03 (2014); Barbara Fieberg 4:28:51 (2015)
  • 25km Chris Lark 1:41:31 (2020) ; Rochelle Rogers 1:48:33 (2018)

Race Director: Dave Kennedy