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Thanks a lot for your interest in the 2018 Series - we are currently updating this website with a view to openning entries in late March. Feel free to check out the images and content on these pages but note: there may be some (slight) changes prior openning.

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We hope to see you at the 2018 events!




A HUGE THANK YOU TO all sponsors of The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face

Please support the following sponsors who have helped bring this incredible series of races to you.

Interested in partnering with this event? For sponsorship opportunities please contact Rapid Ascent on 03 5261 5511 or via

Naming Rights

The North Face

If there is one brand that is synonymous with high performance then its The North Face. They have been equipping climbers, paddlers, skiers and now trail runners with the best equipment to achieve their goals with for over 50 years. You need look no further for footwear, apparel, backpacks and more that are simply the best in the business.

Event Partner

Le bent understands the importance of  ultimate comfort and maximum performance every step of the way. Inspired by nature our signature blend of bamboo and merino wool coupled with highly technical designs delivers the perfect run socks to get the most out of your day.

Feel the difference

The HIIT Factory

The HIIT Factory has changed the way we do fitness - accessible, cost effective and family friendly, The HF specialises in High Intensity Interval Training - most sessions are only 30 minutes. We work with the best to bring you the best at Yarraville, Bairnsdale, Caroline Springs, Northcote, Werribee and Perth South in WA.


Rise Health Group

Rise Health Group is a unique health care practice located in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. An established reputation of clinical excellence with a cohesive healthcare team in physiotherapy, podiatry, dietetics, myotherapy, exercise physiology, high performance, health promotion and sports medicine is combined with a modern large training and rehabilitation exercise facility. Rise Health Group - your healthcare partner for life.

Red Door Productions

Red Door Productions offer high quality video production and consultancy services that deeply connect your audience to your brand.


Sunsol’s 10+ natural muesli range includes 6 great tasting, nutrient-rich blends each packed with more than 10 delicious ingredients. That’s a whole lot more than most and you can really taste the difference. Whether you like your muesli simple, fruity, nutty or full of grains, we’ve created a premium blend just for you!

Silver is a free adventure sports calendar for off road adventures in Australia.

Black Diamond

We are a company of users. It is who we are. We are the greatest dreamers about what could be, and the harshest of critics about what exists. Because of this, the creation of Black Diamond is a process that will never end. The company today is more committed than ever, thanks to the many people who work for our global brand whose limitless energy and hands-on involvement have created a promising future for all outdoors folk.

Great Ocean Road Realestate Anglesea

For anyone that is participating in these wonderful events, we applaud you for embracing our beautiful environment in such a positive way. To us you’re already a winner! Great Ocean Road Realestate are fortunate to be leaders in residential lifestyle assets along the west coast of Victoria. With 5 offices Torquay, Anglesea, Aireys Inlet, Lorne and Apollo Bay, we are in a position to be able cater to all property requirements. Our service includes sales, permanent management and holiday accommodation. In fact our holiday accommodation arm has the largest volume of bookings in the southern hemisphere! If you’re looking to stay in Anglesea, we have an abundance of great properties to choose from, give us a call or go straight to our website. We look forward to seeing you on the coast.


CLIF Bar have been feeding adventures around the world, with tasty, wholesome energy bars since 1992. Designed by athletes for athletes, CLIF Bar is the number one energy bar in America and Canada and becoming the brand of choice for more Australian athletes and adventurers. Using a mix of organic, nutritious ingredients, CLIF Bars, BLOK chews and SHOT gels are crafted for optimal absorption for sustained energy. CLIF is the ultimate, natural fuel to feed your adventure.


nuun is hydration, without the sugar - a refreshing alternative to many of the options in the beverage market today. With zero sugars and only eight calories in 500ml, nuun is a smart choice for hydration.

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