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The Falls Creek Mountain Raid will not be going ahead in 2017

We advise all trail runners and adventure racers that The Falls Creek Mountain Raid will not be going ahead in 2017. We have elected not to conduct the events in 2017 due to the proximity of the Mountain Raid to the Adventure Racing World Championships and other races in the busy off-road event calendar. We will review the potential for a 2018 race in mid 2017.

We apologise if this inconveniences any competitors and we hope to see you at another of our events in 2017 – in particular we recommend The Run Larapinta Stage Race and / or The Redback MTB Stage Race as summarised below:

 

Run Larapinta Stage Race: 11 – 14 August 2017 @ Alice Springs, NT.

  • 4 days, 4 stages of incredible trail running along the Larapinta Trail in Central Australia
  • runlarapinta.com.au

 

The Reback MTB marathon: 17 – 19 August 2017 @ Alice Springs, NT.

  • 4 days, 6 stages of extremely varied, interesting, challenging and fun riding around Alice Springs
  • TheRedback.com.au

 

Relive the memories of the 2016 Falls Creek Mountain Raid with this beautiful little video and hopefully we'll do it again in 2018.

 

The Falls Creek Mountain Raid capitalises on the natural playground around the Falls Creek Alpine Resort with a range of adventure events suitable for anyone who loves fresh air, mountain scenery and a good dose of off-road action.

The weekend includes a 2 day adventure race for teams (of 2 or 4 competitors) and 4 different trail runs - each held as separate races through the magnificent alpine landscape.

ADVENTURE RACE

Teams of 2 or 4 athletes raid the mountains by running on superb alpine trails, mountain biking on flowing single track and paddling on the stunning Rocky Valley Lake whilst working together with your team mate(s) to navigate your way around this remarkable adventure course.

  • Kayaking, trail running, mountain biking + adventure activities.
  • Full and Half Course options available.
  • Teams of 2 or 4 athletes who do the entire event together.
  • 1 or 2 day options = race in the day and rest at night!
  • Designed for beginners through to experienced adventure junkies
  • Support crew assistance available
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TRAIL RUNNING

A collection of 4 spectacular Trail Runs on beautiful alpine trails surrounding the Falls Creek resort in summer. Run across lofty mountain summits, through fields of alpine wildflowers and past bubbling streams with fresh mountain water. Trail running doesn’t get much better.

  • 10.75km Alpine Ash Run - Saturday morning
  • 4.2km Summit Sprint - Saturday afternoon
  • 5.5km Falls Creek Explorer – Sunday morning
  • 19km Heathy Spur Run - Sunday morning
  • Choose which race (s) you want to do
  • Designed for trail runners of all abilities.
View Trail Run Details

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