Entry fee includes GST but excludes Active Works fee of $1 plus 6.76% charged at the time of purchase. All prices are per person.
November 2023 Pricing
|Registration||Early Bird Entry||Standard||Late Entry|
|16 Jan - 7 May||8 May - 17 Oct||18 Oct - 12 Nov|
|10 km solo||$65||$75||$100|
|16 km solo||$85||$90||$140|
|25 km solo||$110||$130||$180|
|42 km solo/team||$150||$180||$280|
|42 km relay||$110||$150||$240|
|60 km solo/team||$180||$230||$360|
|60 km relay||$150||$200||$320|
|100/160 km solo/team (no pacer)||$360||$410||$550|
|100/160 km solo (with 1 pacer)||$460||$560||$750|
|160 km additional pacers||$150||$150||$150|
|100/160 km relay team||$300||$350||$550|
No entries will be accepted after 11:59 P.M. 12 November 2023.
You will receive a confirmation email once you have entered and updates will be emailed to you closer to the start of the event.
On average 15% of entrants to the Alpine Challenge cancel due to injury or other reasons prior to the start of the event. You may want to consider taking out the Active Online Cancellation Insurance at the time of registration—this will cover you in the case of injury or some other events—please read all the conditions first as there are a number of exclusion clauses.
Entrants will receive
- Every finisher receives a medallion
- An official Running Wild/Alpine Challenge merchandise item
- Race bib
- Emergency Heat Pack 100/160 km runners only
- Public liability insurance cover
- Entrants in the 100/160 km event are provided with a Personal Location Beacon or similar (1 per solo runner/team for the duration of the event)
- Pacers are covered by event public liability insurance and receive a "Pacer" bib and an official Running Wild Alpine Challenge merchandise item
Delivering events and traveling to events continues to be challenging due to Covid-19 and the impact of climate change. We want to let you know your options if things don't go to plan, so you can enter with confidence.
International Border Closures: if international border closures prevent you from attending the event, you will be given a limited time opportunity to defer your entry to the following year, provided you notify us in the 30 days leading up to the event.
If the event is rescheduled: if the event does not take place as scheduled for reasons relating to the COVID-19 pandemic or due to the impact of climate change, where possible we will reschedule the event for a new date.
If you can't make the rescheduled event date, you will be given the opportunity to defer your entry to the following year.
If the event can't be rescheduled: we will let you know as soon as we can. If this happens, you won't need to do anything. Your event registration will be automatically moved to the same event in 2023/2024.
Cancellations for any other reason will attract the standard cancellation fees as set out below.
Cancellations made from the time of booking until 15 October will receive a refund less $75 admin/cancellation fee. Where the entry fee is less than $75, no refund is applicable.
Cancellations after 15 October 2023 will only be accepted with an accompanying doctor’s certificate, in which case the entrant will be refunded as follows:
- 100 km/100 mile—$100 AUD
- 60 km—$60 AUD
- 42 km—$20 AUD
- 16/25 km—$10 AUD
- 10 km—$00 AUD
No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after 01 April/01 November for the respective events.
Runners who have deferred into this event from a previous year or transferred into this event from anther event are not eligible for a refund.
Runners who have taken the Active Insurance policy should apply for a refund directly through their policy and notify the event organisers that they are withdrawing and have an Active policy in place.
Cancellation/Termination by Cashton Group trading as Running Wild
Running Wild may terminate the contract either before or after the event starts, subject to the following conditions:
- Adverse weather conditions which threaten the safety of participants or on the advice of Parks Victoria or authorised government emergency services personnel.
- Breach of rules and/or regulations and instructions by the participant that he/she was informed about prior or during the event.
- Failure by participant to observe instructions by the event management.
- If the participant disturbs materially the fulfillment of the contract in any other way or his/her behaviour is not in conformity with the contract in such a way that an immediate termination of the contract becomes justified.
Cancellation of the Event/No Show
If the event is cancelled because of circumstances of force majeure, the participant will not be entitled to any reimbursement of the entry fee and compensation of other losses, such as travelling or accommodation expenses. All claims will be forfeited for no shows.
Services Not Utilised
If the participant gives up during the event due to illness, injury or any other reason not attributed to the organiser, does not take part in individual stages or utilise services, the participant shall not be entitled to any proportional refunding of the entry fee concerned.
Acceptance of registration
The event organisers reserve the right to accept or reject any application to participate in the event. The organisers decision will be final.
Running Wild wishes to acknowledge the contributions of its sponsors and supporters. Without their assistance this event would not be possible.
We encourage you to book with the following accommodation venues that support Alpine Challenge:
St Falls Resort – 03 5732 8000 – located at the start
Cedarwood Apartments – 03 5758 3393 – 5 minutes from the start
Frueauf Village – 1300 300 709 – 5 minutes from the start
Schuss Alpine Club – 1300 651 642 – 5 minutes from the start
Other accommodation is located outside of Falls Creek at Howman’s Gap YMCA. Participants are responsible for organising and paying for their own accommodation.
Please say you are in the Alpine Challenge when booking.