SUNDAY March 10 2019 

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 26th 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.

If you are looking for accommodation try BAUDIN’S in Naracoopa or BOOMERANG BY THE SEA in Currie. These are both proud sponsors of the King Island Imperial. Baudin’s fully self-contained cedar cottages are located on absolute beach frontage at Naracoopa on the east coast –  Phone (03) 6461 1110. If you are looking at staying in Currie, ‘The Boomerang’ has a variety of accommodation options – Phone (03) 6462 1288.

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

*Download the 2019 Information Booklet HERE


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 2019 – NOW CLOSED.