THE King and Queen of the Mountain will be crowned at Saturday afternoon's Bendigo Harriers Athletics Club's invitation run at One Tree Hill.
The iconic race is sponsored by Smartline.
Prizes for the open and age groups will be awarded at the end of the duel on the tough climb.
Brady Threlfall and Meredith Cook are multiple winners of the King and Queen titles.
Racing starts with the children's race at 2pm. The main event begins about 2.20pm. Starting point is on Edwards Road, not far from the La Trobe University Bendigo entrance.