A 55 kilometre point-to-point bike ride from Mitta Mitta via Scrubby Creek and Trappers Gap to Mount Beauty.
2013 sees the 23nd year of this challenge – this annual event is held on the last Sunday in October. This year it will be Sunday October 27th (to be confirmed).
Start time is 10:00am
The route for the “Mitta to Mount Beauty ” starts from the Mitta Caravan Park, climbs up the valley of Scrubby Creek and crosses the north face of Mt Bogong through Trappers Gap, before descending along the valley of Mountain Creek to finish 100 metres from the Bakery, by the swimming pool in Mount Beauty. With 37km of dirt road, 18km of bitumen, 840 metres of climb and 740 metres of descent, the Mitta is a unique scenic and riding experience.
Bus and bike transport is provided from Mt Beauty to Mitta Mitta, and departs from Falls Creek Coach Lines in Tawonga South on Sunday, October 27th at 7.30am sharp.
For more information, visit the Team Mt Beauty website
Mount Beauty Half Marathon:
Held on the second-last Saturday in May each year.
The first leg of the Great Alpine Challenge.
To register: Click here
Results: Click here for 2013 results (coming soon)
First held in 1976, the Rocky Valley Rush, the oldest cross country ski race at Falls Creek, will be held on Sunday 18th of August in 2013. Skiers can choose from the 15km main event, or the 7 km Sun Valley Ramble. Proudly supported by Snowgum Wodonga.
Australia's longest triathlon, the Great Alpine Challenge brings together three of the Alpine High Country's most popular sporting events.
Event 1 is the Mount Beauty Half Marathon held on the second last Saturday of May.
Event 2 is the Kangaroo Hoppet held on the fourth Saturday of August.
Event 3 is the 55km Mitta to Mount Beauty mountain bike ride held on the last Sunday of October
GOLD AWARD Run 21km Ski 42km Ride 55km
SILVER AWARD Run 10km Ski42km Ride 55km
Or Run 21km Ski 21km Ride 55km
BRONZE AWARD Run 10km Ski 21km Ride 55km
or Run 10 km Ski 7km Ride 55km
or Run 21km Ski 7km Ride 55km
Competitors who complete any three consecutive events are eligible for the award. Special awards in the Open and 40+ age classes are made each October based on the total times in that year’s Gold Award results.
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