2021 Bendigo Bank Dragon Mile

04apr10:00 am12:00 pm2021 Bendigo Bank Dragon MileFirst held in 1987, the Dragon Mile is a classic Easter Bendigo traditionTypeSpecial Event


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Event Details

First held in 1987, the Dragon Mile is a classic Easter Bendigo tradition. Typically drawing big crowds as a curtain-raiser to the Bendigo Easter Parade, due to the COVID-19 event restrictions, this year’s Bendigo Bank Dragon Mile will be held at the Bendigo Athletics Track.
The race categories for this event will be for primary and secondary age children only, with the first race starting at 10.30am and the last commencing at 11.45am.
There will be no Open Age events in 2021.

The Schedule

Time Distance Gender and Age
10:00am Race Bib Collection Closes All Ages
10:30am 800m Girls – Grade 4 & under
10:45am 800m Boys – Grade 4 & under
11:00am 1600m Boys & Girls – Grade 5 & 6
11:15am 1600m Boys & Girls – Year 7 & 8
11:30am 1600m Boys & Girls – Year 9 & 10
11:45am 1600m Boys & Girls – Year 11 & 12

All entrants please report to the glasshouse (function room) at the athletics track by 10:00 am to collect your Race Bib Number.


  • RIBBONS for all finishers of Junior races.
  • EASTER EGG for each race finisher.
  • SPOT PRIZES for all sections supplied by Intersport Bicknells.
  • Medals for the top 3 place getters, with Presentations held after each race.

Entry Fees and Cut Off

Registrations close online on Friday 2nd April at 5:00pm

  • $5.00 Mini Mile & Primary Schools
  • $10.00 Secondary Schools


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Spectators Tickets

Due to COVID-19, all race spectators are required to book a FREE ticket to attend through the City Of Greater Bendigo.

Please note:

  • Race participants will be registered as part of their entry, so will not be required to book a ticket.
  • Children under 12 months of age do not require a ticket.
  • As capacity at all venues is limited, please contact the Bendigo Visitor Centre to cancel your ticket if you are no longer able to attend. This will enable the ticket to be made available for others to book.


Bendigo Harriers Athletics Club Intersport Bicknells Bendigo




(Sunday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Bendigo Regional Athletics Complex

Cnr Cook St & Retreat Rd


Bendigo Harriers


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