The Kowen Trail Run is sponsored by local vineyard and restaurant, Contentious Character! Contentious Character provide bottles of win and lunch vouchers as part of the podium prize pool as well as bottles of wine for the barrel draw. In addition, all race entrants qualify for a 15% lunch discount on the weekend of the race. Check them out at

Kowen Trail Run events are also sponsored by Mont Adventure Equipment. Mont has supplied a treasure trove of prizes for the prize pool and barrel draw as well as including significantly discounted items on the Mont stall that will be open during the race. You can visit Mont at

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The Kowen Trail Run is a not-for-profit event with proceeds going to the Wamboin Rural Fire Brigade. Fire Brigade volunteers assist with race logistics including parking management, manning the BBQ and with the provision of first aid expertise. More information on the Wamboin Rural Fire Brigade can be found at:

The Kowen Trail Run is a mountain running event run in association with the Australian Mountain Running Association. Check out their website at:

The Wamboin Community Association, or WCA, is a residents’ group with a long history of establishing and maintaining local facilities, organising a wide range of events for all residents and visitors to enjoy, supporting other local social, sporting and community groups, and successfully advocating on behalf of all Wamboin residents with all levels of government. Please see their website for more information,

Timing for the event is provided by Martin Fryer’s FlyerUltra race timing services. Martin’s works hard to ensure we have the very best timing services for Kowen Trail Run participants. You can contact Martin at

The Wonderful Women of Wamboin make the gift bags provided to all podium winners and volunteers