FINAL EVENT INFORMATION: We encourage all competitors to download and read the 'Event Program' before race weekend. This contains all the final event information like schedule, course maps, race rules, equipment lists… and is essential reading for competitors and support crews. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
WELCOME TO THE NEW-LOOK AUGUSTA ADVENTURE FEST 2018!
The new-look Augusta Adventure Fest will still include the biggest adventure race weekend in the world, but we've fuel-injected the format so there is something for everyone!
The weekend now includes:
- 4 NEW standlone races in each of the following off-road disciplines
- ocean swimming
- ocean paddling
- trail running
- mountain biking
- Adventure Warrior as a combination of all standalone races - do it as an individual OR relay team!
- Augusta Adventure Race as a continuous adventure race - similar to the 'MINI' from previous years, but with new distances and a new leg order (for individuals and relay teams)
- Act-Belong-Commit Junior Survivor for the kids!
All events take place within the magical wilderness down south at Augusta, WA. Each of the courses have been specifically designed to take in the best of the best spectacular natural landscapes – from starting the trail running race at the iconic Cape Leeuwin lighthouse, to the exhilarating Augusta Adventure Race that links it all together.
With 3,000+ competitors and over 10,000 spectators this is an incredible race experience for anyone – make sure you are PART OF THE ACTION in 2018!
||Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th November 2018
||Augusta, South Western, Western Australia
Standalone Races on Saturday:
- Ocean Swimming race: 2km
- Ocean Paddling race: 15km
- Trail Running race: 15km
- Mountain Biking race: 35km
Race just one event or race them all to contest the Adventure Warrior as an individual or relay team.
Adventure Race on Sunday (essentially the same as the former MINI):
- Ocean Swim 1km
- Coastal Run 6.6km
- Mountain Bike 15km
- Inlet Paddle 6km
- Team run 200m
Open to Individual and Relay Teams.
Act-Belong-Commit Junior Survivor on Sunday (kids race) A 4km obstacle and adventure run for kids aged up to 13yrs.
Entries now open here
THE RACES - re-structured for 2018
There’s something on offer for everyone; choose your race(s) and get your entry in!
NEW fuel-injected format with standalone races on Saturday, and non-stop adventure race on Sunday...
1. Augusta Adventure Race - Sunday 4 November:
A non-stop adventure race (that is essentially the same as the former MINI) including ocean swimming, trail running, mountain biking and kayaking. Open to individuals and relay teams.
2. Act-Belong-Commit Junior Survivor - Sunday 4 November:
A 4km obstacle and adventure run for kids aged 4 to 13. The super fun adventure challenge gives kids a dose of off-road excitement!
3. Standalone Races - Saturday 3 November:
Pick and choose your standalone race(s)! Do one, two, three, or do them all! The races will be run consecutively across Saturday, with time for rest/recovery between each race should you be doing more than one.
Ocean swim, Ocean paddle, Trail run and Mountain bike race! Click each for more...
4. Adventure Warrior - Saturday 3 November:
Individual: The fastest cumulative time for all 4 standlone races (above) will be crowned the overall champion! This is the ultimate test for adventure junkies!
NEW Relay Teams: The fastest cumulative time for all 4 standlone races (above) will be crowned the overall team champion! Relay teams can consist of 2 to 4 competitors (racing 1 or more standalone races each).
AT AUGUSTA - AN ADVENTURE PARADISE
Augusta is as far south-west as you can go; a quiet coastal town home to long sandy beaches, wild landscapes and an abundance of fresh air. It’s half an hour south from Margaret River, and 310kms south of Perth.
The landscape around Augusta is perfect for off-road adventures with its wild rocky coastline, undulating hinterland covered in dense wilderness, sheltered bays and secluded beaches.
There really is nothing like it. Come and see for yourself and get amongst the ultimate race atmosphere in the wild landscapes of south west Western Australia – a real-life adventure paradise.
Check out this Long Play Highlights video from the 2017 Augusta Adventure Fest for a good look at what the event is all about.