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
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
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
Australia’s most popular series of off-road runs – The Trail Running Series presented by The North Face is set to begin on Sunday 17th June with Race 1 at Westerfolds Park by the Yarra River in Melbourne.
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Rapid Ascent is excited to begin the 100-day countdown to the 2018 Surf Coast Century, an incredible 100km ultra marathon to be held on the Surf Coast on the 15th of September.
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Entries are now open for the new look Augusta Adventure Fest with the world’s biggest adventure race weekend featuring a completely new format this November 3rd and 4th down south in Augusta, Western Australia.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Ballarat endurance runner Mick Marshall is about to embark on a Guinness Book of World Record attempt for the Most Desert Races Ran in a single Year.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Perth’s Josh O’Hart and Deb Nicholl of Brisbane have won the Margaret River Ultra Marathon, finishing the inaugural 80km event in impressive times; Hart with a sub-eight hour effort (07:58:14) and Nicholl in eight hours, 39 minutes.
Saturday, May 5, 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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