22-11-13 UPDATE: Official Event Program for the 2013 Lorne Adventure Fest including all the final event information can now be downloaded from here ! It is essential reading for ALL participants (and spectators…).
[Either left click or right click and 'save link as' to your desktop. 15meg].
Welcome (newcomers) to the Lorne Mini Adventure Race ("Lorne Mini") at Lorne, Victoria on Saturday December 7th, 2013.
Want an adventure without the (extreme) effort of the full distance Lorne Adventure Race? Maybe you’re not as fit as you’d like to be (due to time, work, kids…) but still want a share of the off-road fun on offer at the iconic Lorne Adventure Fest? Or possibly you’re new to this whole adventure race thing and want to ease your way into it… then the Lorne Mini is designed just for you!
After a successful inauguration in 2012, the Lorne Mini is expected to become even more popular, providing a pathway into the sport, created especially for an introduction to adventure racing, intermediate adventurers, as well as for female participation.
The Course Backdrop
The Lorne Mini lets those new to getting down and dirty in the bush have a share in the fun with a “half” distance course that’s achievable by just about anyone. You’ll still run along a few rocky coastlines, mountain bike on single tracks through the bush, paddle and swim in the protected waters of Loutit Bay just like the best of them – but it’s all broken into bite sized chunks to make it less intimidating (and requiring less commitment) for those less experienced.
Four off-road disciplines are featured:
- 600m Swim
- 7km Paddle
- 7.7km Trail Run
- NEW 9km (not 12.7km) Mountain Bike
- 1.2km Beach Run
Ready for Adventure Action? Go Solo or form a Relay Team
Dust off your bike, flick the cob webs off your running shoes and pull out your (neighbour’s) boat if you are going to tackle it solo, or round up a few friends and form a fun relay team and do one leg each for a weekend adventure you’ll never forget!
TEAMS PROMOTION - WIN
WIN a team place in the Lorne Adventure Race with your favourite sporting personality from Olympians to Bondi Rescue Lifeguards!
Andy Reid, Michael Klim, Brendan Sexton, Karster Fosterling & Corey Oliver!
Promotion ends 1 Nov! Check it out for your chance to WIN a TEAM SPOT!
CLICK HERE FOR TEAMS PROMOTION
Calling all the ladies:
The Lorne Mini aims to be especially inclusive of female participants and will have a separate women’s only start after the main (mixed) field. So ladies, if you have been intimidated by the thought of doing an adventure race before then throw those ideas away and come and have some fun – this is a very achievable challenge and who knows, in following years it may give you the confidence to step up to the premier event!