100 Mile/100km/60km Individual / Team / Relay Challenge
The Alpine Challenge is without doubt the toughest, most challenging, most spectacular and most rewarding mountain trail run in Australia – if not the southern hemisphere. The 100 mile course runners takes in 6 major climbs with over 7,000m of ascent and descent including Mt Feathertop, Mt Hotham, The Fainters, Spione Kopje, Mt Nelse and Victoria’s highest mountain, Mt Bogong and 4 river crossings. The 100km involves over 4,000m of ascent and descent.
Date: 28 – 30 November 2015
Location: Alpine National Park, Victoria, Australia
Start / Finish: Bogong Village
Start Time: Pre race check in 0415 – Bogong Village car park
Start 0430 Saturday
100 mile 44 hours
100km 36 hours
60km 20 hours
Equipment: Refer Mandatory Gear list
Navigation: This is an unmarked course – participants must be able to navigate with Map / Compass / GPS
Support: All local runners MUST have there own support crews. Interstate and overseas runners can have small drop bags deposited at remote checkpoints.
Accommodation: The event organisers have block booked accommodation at Bogong Village and Howman’s Gap YMCA – refer “Entry” information. Participants are responsible for organising and paying for their own accommodation
Registration : From 3PM on Friday at Howmans Gap YMCA
Dinner/Briefing Friday: Dinner, 2 sittings from 6PM – Howman’s Gap
Mandatory briefing 7.15PM – at Howman’s Gap
If you’re looking for something different, if you want a fantastic run or tough walking against the clock, great scenery, unpredictable weather and to push yourself to the limits, the Alpine Challenge is for you.