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2013 NSW Mountain Running Championships

Author: Athletics NSW Administrator/Sunday, 24 March 2013/Categories: ANSW Events

Event date: 23/03/2013 - 26/03/2013 Export event

The Great Volcanic Mountain Challenge is a 'fun run' style event incorporating the NSW Mountain Running Championships.To be officially recognised as a Mountain Running Championships contestant you must be a fully registered member of Athletics NSW.

There is only one course of 11km, with a massed start at 9am.  As you might expect, the course is mostly uphill but only a couple of sections are steep. The overall climb is 520m.  We provide three drink stations (water only) along the course, and a bus to take you back to the start area where you can buy food and drinks.This is our eighth year and the entry numbers are growing.  Last year we had 388 starters across all ages ranging from 8 to 80!  The top runners can do it in under an hour but most contestants finish in the 1.5hrs to 2.5 hrs range. Great Volcanic is rightly called a 'Challenge' and requires a serious effort to complete. 

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Click here to enter online.

Click here for a manual entry form.

You can enter as an individual or a team (4-6 members).

Individiual Senior $30, Team Senior $90

Individual Junior $20 (under 18), Team Junior $60 (under 18)

Family: $80 (max 2 adults)

Entries close 20th March 2013 and all entries include a free event tshirt.


Please click here for the 2013 Winter Running Rules. Note that all NSW registered athletes will be considered open athletes. The Mountain Running Championships is included in the point scores for the Winter Premiership, Winter Trophy, and Winter Runner of the Year.


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