SUNDAY March 12 2017 

32 km – King Island Imperial 20 – Coast to Coast Footrace

Over the second weekend in March, on an island midway between Victoria and mainland Tasmania, you will find one of the most unique running events in the country, the King Island Imperial 20. The event is now in its 24th year. The King Island Imperial 20 has an event for everyone. The main feature is a challenging 32 kilometre footrace which is the only coast to coast race in Australia. Support events include a 32 kilometre walking race as well as team walking and running races.

This is not just another run… be prepared to indulge in the truly unique King Island lifestyle, generous hospitality and incredible food.

Our preferred Airline: SHARP AIRLINES, Flying from Tasmania and Victoria Daily

Accommodation is filling fast….
Some availability at:

King Island Breaks
Ph: 0499 320 836 –

King Island Cabins
Situated in the Currie area, King Island Cabins offers a range of cabins and self-contained houses which are available over the event weekend.

Sea Elephant Bay Retreat
Sea Elephant Bay Retreat, located on the Esplande at Naracoopa, has available a 2 bedroom house. Enjoy the beautiful views just metres from the starting line. To book or enquire contact Anna on 03 6462 1118 or

Bronzewing Cottages
Enjoy the luxury of staying close to the starting line. Bronzewing Cottages are situated a short walk from the start of the race. There is only 1 one bedroom cottage available over the event weekend so get in fast. For more information or to make a booking call 0477 412 144 or email

The feature event, the 32 km handicapped run, is supported by several other running events. Each race begins on the Sunday morning at the seaside hamlet of Naracoopa. MORE INFO
Relay events that begins at Naracoopa and follow a 32 km undulating course across the Island to Currie, or alternatively over the final 8 kms of the course. MORE INFO
ENTRIES for 2017 now open, ENTER HERE.