Other similar events in Australia and around the world
Capricorn Run (1986)
This event promised big but turned out to be a scam.
Northern Territory Cannonball Run (1994)
A government and CAMS sanctioned event on the roads of the Northern Territory organised by Alan Moffat that went horribly wrong.
Jam to Jupiters (motorcycles) (1996)
"It was a hell of an idea. An amount of motorcyclists would gather at a given place in the Sydney CBD on a Friday evening. If you were one of them, you would have paid $100 for the privilege. Then at exactly 6pm, you would ride your motorcycle 925 kilometres from Sydney to Jupiter’s Casino on the Gold Coast."
CannonBall Run (2013 - 2017)
Cannonball Sea-to-Shining-Sea Memorial Trophy Dash (1971 - 1979)
The original Cannonball Run.
US Express (1980 - 1983)
After the last Cannonball, Rick Doherty, a veteran of the 1975 and 1979 races, organized a successor, the US Express.
Michael A. Preston Memorial Four Ball Rally (1981 - 1984)
Also known as the Four Ball Rally, this was a quasi-legal "invitation only" race from Boston to San Diego.
The 2904 (2007 - 2015)
A Transcontinental Motorized Vehicular Tournament of Efficiency and Endurance.