Welcome to Rapid Ascent Adventure Event Management
Australia’s leading adventure event management company
through some of our most breath-taking landscapes
Up hill, down hill and around the bend
With races ranging from 5km to 100km through magnificent wilderness
And get out for a splash as often as we can
That will challenge you to find your limits
Are made when you share incredible event experiences together
That activate our kids and show them how much fun the outdoors can be
From beginners to elite – we have an event for you
Rapid Ascent | Australia'sLeading Adventure SportsEvent Management Company
Trail running races through beautiful wilderness locations within 1 hr of Melbourne. Take your running off road.
17 Jun, 2018
A 4 day, 4 stage trail running stage race along sections of the Larapinta Trail, Alice Springs, NT
17 Aug, 2018
A 4 day, 6 stage MTB race around Alice Springs and the incredible MacDonnell Ranges.
23 Aug, 2018
A 100km ultra marathon trail running event along the Surf Coast for individuals and relay teams.
15 Sep, 2018
The World’s Biggest Adventure Race through the wild landscapes of the South West near Margaret River.
03 Nov, 2018
A mass participation fun run in support of the new Children’s Rehab Ward development at Geelong University Hospital.
18 Nov, 2018
Australia’s ultimate MTB marathon with 100km, 50km and 15km courses providing an odyssey for all riders.
23 Feb, 2019
A-grade riding on A-grade dirt made accessible to all riders.
24 Feb, 2019
A 3 day MTB stage race on spectacular Mt Buller combined with a food, wine and music festival in the Alps.
09 Mar, 2019
An off road triathlon at picturesque Geographe Bay with long course, short course and kids races.
30 Mar, 2019
An incredible trail running journey along the beautiful Cape to Cape coastline
04 May, 2019
Four huge days of trail running over challenging terrain and through incredible scenery have come to an end with records broken and memories made in their heart of Australia.
Monday, August 20, 2018
Runners from across Australia and overseas are gearing up for the 2018 Run Larapinta Stage Race, a four-day, four-stage trail running race along the most spectacular sections of the Larapinta Trail near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory.
Monday, August 13, 2018
What a sensational day it was to be out on the trails, soaking up the sunshine and scenery of Smith's Gully in the Yarra Valley for Race 2 of The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face.
Sunday, July 15, 2018
NEWSLETTER: Put some fresh and air freedom in your week with the Trail Running Series Race #2 at Smiths Gully in the magnificent Yarra Valley.
Friday, July 6, 2018
NEWSLETTER: Run Larapinta will take you on a journey along the most spectacular sections of the Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory with an incredible group of runners from across Australia and the world.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Regarded as Australia’s leading Adventure Sports Event Management company, Rapid Ascent
organises off-road, adventure and niche sports events across Australia ranging from mass
participation adventure races (the world’s largest!) to boutique mountain bike festivals.
Regarded as Australia’s leading adventure sports event management company, Rapid Ascent organises off-road adventure and niche sporting events across Australia.
Rapid Ascent was established in November 2004 and is owned by John Jacoby and Sam Maffett. As experienced athletes themselves, John and Sam are committed to bringing you races by competitors, for competitors.
Enter a Rapid Ascent event today and enjoy the journey!
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