Welcome to Rapid Ascent Adventure Event Management
Australia’s leading adventure event management company
through some of our most breath-taking landscapes
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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.
18 Jun, 2017
A 4 day, 4 stage trail running stage race along sections of the Larapinta Trail, Alice Springs, NT
11 Aug, 2017
A 4 day, 6 stage MTB race around Alice Springs and the incredible MacDonnell Ranges.
17 Aug, 2017
A 100km ultra marathon trail running event along the Surf Coast for individuals and relay teams.
09 Sep, 2017
The World’s Biggest Adventure Race through the wild landscapes of the South West near Margaret River.
04 Nov, 2017
Australia’s ultimate MTB marathon with 100km, 50km and 15km courses providing an odyssey for all riders.
24 Feb, 2018
A-grade riding on A-grade dirt made accessible to all riders.
25 Feb, 2018
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
Race 1 of The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face may be over, but the memories and smiles will live on!
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Runners from across Victoria are gearing up for the first race of The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face which will take place at Westerfolds Park, Templestowe this Sunday.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
After eyeing off The Redback for many years, former pro cyclist Phil Anderson OAM is making the journey north to Alice Springs this winter for an adventure stacked with dry and dusty trails. And he can’t wait.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Rapid Ascent is excited to commence the 100-day countdown to the 2017 Surf Coast Century, the incredible 100km ultra marathon held on the local Surf Coast on 9th September at the holiday township of Anglesea.
Thursday, June 1, 2017
If you train and exercise regularly, especially for a sport like trail running, breakfast becomes important at a whole new level!
Friday, May 26, 2017
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.
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Where does this trail lead?
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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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