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
A 100km ultra marathon trail running event along the Surf Coast for individuals and relay teams.
09 Sep, 2017
Australia’s ultimate MTB marathon with 100km, 50km and 15km courses providing an odyssey for all riders.
25 Feb, 2018
A-grade riding on A-grade dirt made accessible to all riders.
A 3 day MTB stage race on spectacular Mt Buller combined with a food, wine and music festival in the Alps.
10 Mar, 2018
An off road triathlon at picturesque Geographe Bay with long course, short course and kids races.
21 Apr, 2018
An incredible trail running journey along the beautiful Cape to Cape coastline
05 May, 2018
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
The World’s Biggest Adventure Race through the wild landscapes of the South West near Margaret River.
03 Nov, 2018
Rapid Ascent is excited to welcome over 1,400 riders to Forrest, Victoria this weekend for two huge days of racing at The Otway Odyssey and Great Otway Gravel Grind (GOGG) presented by Focus, one of the most iconic races in Australia.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
After an unexpected crash on a training ride in 2017, former pro cyclist Phil Anderson OAM is back on the bike and gearing up for The Otway Odyssey and Great Otway Gravel Grind presented by Focus.
Friday, February 9, 2018
Growing up, all of my holidays were at the beach: Apollo Bay or the Mornington Peninsula. As I transitioned into a runner, I got a lot of joy from running along the beach and trails in both of these places. There’s just something about that salt air! I love it.
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Mountain bikers from across Australia and overseas will race along kilometres of hand built single-track at Alice Springs this August as part of The Redback, a four-day, six-stage mountain bike race that attracts Australia’s elite riders as well as keen amateurs.
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
The Run Larapinta Stage Race is returning to Alice Springs for four days of trail running along the most spectacular sections of the Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory from 17 – 20th August, 2018.
Tuesday, January 16, 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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