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Criteria (70km only)

Experience – you will need to have completed at least one trail ultra of 50kms (shorter distances of sufficient difficulty, such as Rollercoaster 43kms, may be accepted, as may fast marathon times and long course triathlons) in the last 18 months…if you’re looking for a good qualifier, we recommend:

Maroondah Dam 50km

Macedon 50km

Fundraising – we only ask that you set up your runner profile on our everydayhero team and send at least one email to friends and family. Those who wish to drive their fundraising further, will find there are prizes involved!

Entry Fees (medal included):

70km = $100 (discount for AURA members – $90)

40km = $65

Mandatory Gear (70km only)

This is a trail ultramarathon held in a national park in winter. It is of a material distance and carries inherent risks. The below mandatory gear list is a requirement to run on race day. If you are missing items at check-in, you will not be allowed to run.

  • Water-proof (taped seams) jacket with hood
  • Thermal long-sleeved top (can be worn from start)
  • Emergency space blanket
  • Mobile phone (with RD’s number in directory)
  • Capacity to carry at least 1 litre of water
  • Course map (file to be supplied – print and bring either laminated or in waterproof map case)
  • Compass
  • Whistle
  • 1,000kj of spare food

Extreme Wet/Cold Gear

The race organisers will be monitoring conditions in the lead-up to the race, and may require you to also carry:

  • Thermal pants (can be worn from start)
  • Beanie/Balaclava
  • Gloves

17 thoughts on “Enter

  1. Hello, I’ve signed up but haven’t received a confirmation email (other than a payment acknowledgement from “registernow”. Is that it? How will I be able to tell when I’ve qualified? Also, how do I go about setting up the everydayhero page? Thank in advance!

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    • Hi. The confirmation should have stated that if you don’t hear from us within a few days your entry is accepted. I will double check the confirmation and make sure everything is working. You’re in!

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  2. Is there a cutoff time for this event? I’m okay to run but friend likely to need to walk (at a decent pace) due to knee injury?

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  3. It says to compete in the 70km you must of done an ultra previously. What is the criteria for the 2 person relay? I might be missing ot but couldn’t see fees or criteria for the 2 person option? Thank you in advance 😊

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  4. Hi there – just wanted to check if you need a headlamp? It’s not listed in he mandatory gear but thought I’d ask 🙂

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