Alert! The Australian Mountain Bike Championships will be held at Falls Creek on the same weekend as the Alpine Challenge. To avoid missing out on accommodation enter now and book your stay early.

Early Bird Entry

  • 36 km — $110 AUD
  • 60 km — $160 AUD
  • 100/160 km — $275 AUD

per person applies for all entries received 01 February –31 July 2018.

Standard entry fee

  • 36 km — $140 AUD
  • 60 km — $180 AUD
  • 100/160 km — $310 AUD

per person applies for all entries received 01 August–14 October 2018.

Late entry fee

  • 36 km — $200 AUD
  • 60 km — $250 AUD
  • 100/160 km — $400 AUD

per person applies for entries received between 15 October – 07 November 2018.

Entries received after 15 October are not guaranteed of receiving all materials listed in inclusions (hat/clothing top).

No entries will be accepted after midnight 07 November.

You will receive a confirmation email once you have entered and updates will be emailed to you closer to the start of the event.

Cost Inclusions

All entrants will receive

  1. Every finisher receives a medallion and "Finisher" running hat
  2. An official Alpine Challenge clothing item
  3. Race bib
  4. Emergency Heat Pack
  5. Public liability insurance cover
  6. Entrants in the 100 mile/100 km event are provided with a Personal Location Beacon or similar (1 per solo runner/team for the duration of the event)

Team/Corporate benefits

Participation as a team provides great opportunities to:

  1. Build and promote teamwork
  2. Provide opportunities for team members/support crews to bond
  3. Demonstrate a positive approach to supporting the community

Cancellation Policy

  1. Cancellation/Refunds

    Teams/Individuals cancelling up to and including October 1st, 2018 will receive a full refund less $75 AUD.
    Cancellations after October 1st until 07th November, 2018 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
    • 36 km - $20 AUD

    No refunds are available for cancellations received after 07 November. We recommend cancellation insurance.

    Entries are not transferable to other events or future years.

  2. 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:

    1. Adverse weather conditions which threaten the safety of participants or on the advice of Parks Victoria or authorised government emergency services personnel.
    2. Breach of rules and/or regulations and instructions by the participant that he/she was informed about prior or during the event.
    3. Failure by participant to observe instructions by the event management.
    4. If the participant disturbs materially the fulfilment 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.
  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


In 2018 Falls Creek will host the National Mountain Bike Championships on the same weekend as Alpine Challenge—book early.

All participants are responsible for organising their own accommodation.

To book your accommodation at Falls Creek, visit:

Alternately you may contact Howmans Gap YMCA—This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.—(03) 5758 3228

Please say you are in the Alpine Challenge when booking.