A bit more about Run with the Wind, Tarago

Run with the Wind is a community fun run located amongst the wind turbines at the Woodlawn wind farm near Tarago, New South Wales. Woodlawn wind farm is an approximately 45-minute drive from Canberra and 3 hours from Sydney.
The fun run is hosted by the owner and operator of the wind farm, Infigen Energy. The event is produced by sports and athlete management-marketing firm, 100% Events.
Net proceeds from ticket sales go to the local community groups and volunteers.
The Woodlawn wind farm forms part of the 189 megawatt Capital Renewable Energy Precinct that also includes the Capital wind farm and the Capital East solar farm. The first 67 turbines at the Capital wind farm have been operational since January 2010, and the 23 wind turbines at Woodlawn became operational by October 2011. The first Run with the Wind was held when the wind farm turned one.

About the Woodlawn wind farm

  • Capacity: 48.3 megawatts
  • Wind turbines: 23 x 2.1 Suzlon S88
  • Operational: October 2011
  • Equivalent homes supplied: 23,000/year
  • Greenhouse gas savings: 150,000 tonnes/year
  • Tower height: 80 metres – hub height
  • Tower material: steel
  • Blade material: fibreglass/epoxy
  • Rotor diameter: 88 metres
  • Owner and operator: Infigen Energy (Australia’s largest wind farm owner-operator, Infigen is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange under the code “IFN”)
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