The Event

The Great Pyramid Race is a FREE FAMILY EVENT run by The Great Pyramid Race and Country Fair Association Inc. as a service to the local community.

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The event and the supporting markets, entertainment and music, cultural and craft events, children’s activities and rides and amusements have become the foremost community event for Gordonvale and surrounding areas, growing every year since its inception in 1959.

Festival activities include the main event, The Great Pyramid Race, as well as other sporting activities including a 5km Cross Country Race and a 1500m Road Race around Norman Park (for competitors from 10 years of age) .

There will also be a diverse selection of performers, musicians, workshops and roving entertainers to keep the crowds enthralled, culminating in a fireworks spectacular. This year sees great representation from local businesses, organisations, school  groups and individuals – all committed to showcasing the unique community of Gordonvale.

The event, held on the second weekend in August annually, is attended by up to 8,000 spectators (local, interstate and international), making it one of the largest and most vibrant events in the region.