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Organiser

Happyland Adventures

Date:

Saturday, 11 March 2017 - Sunday, 12 March 2017

Location:

Wellington Dam National Park- Ferguson Valley,


Registration closes on:

Sunday, 12 March 2017 at 5:00 AM - (GMT+08:00) Perth

Event Overview:

The CRAVE Mountain Bike Challenge and Wild Bull Run are set to become one of WA’s newest iconic Mountain Bike and Trail Events, set in the spectacular Wellington Dam National Park and Ferguson Valley, 1hr 45 south of Perth.

The CRAVE Bunbury Subaru Mountain Bike Challenge

will be Australia’s only long distance mountain bike event run almost entirely in a National Park
, featuring the wild rapids and tranquil pools of the Collie River Valley beneath steep rocky outcrops and pristine iconic WA forest.

The area already has 40-50km of fast flowing scenic and challenging singletrack that Mountain Bikers CRAVE!!! The Wellington National Park has been earmarked for major future trail  investment, to become a Mountain Bike Network of National and potentially International significance.

The CRAVE Mountain Bike Events start and finish at the award winning, Wild Bull Brewery, overlooking the picturesque Ferguson Valley and Indian Ocean.

With  5 different distance events and trail types over 2km, 6km, 22km, 40km and 80km, the CRAVE Mountain Bike events will cater for everyone from beginners, kids, families, weekend warriors and expert Mountain Bike Riders.  

The 6km and 22km CRAVE MaD Cycles Singletrack Blasts begin 3.30 and 4.15pm on Sat March the 11th. click here for more info  CRAVE MaD Cycles Singletrack Blasts – Collie River Adventure Valley Epic Mountain Bike Race

The Premier 80km and 40km events will begin on Sunday morning at 7.30am and 8.30am. Click here for more info Crave Subaru Mountain Bike Challenge – Collie River Adventure Valley Epic Mountain Bike Race 

CRAVE Subaru Mountain Bike Challenge Events – Entry Prices and Discounts

INSURANCE

All riders are covered by MTBA Insurance. Please see the http://www.mtba.asn.au/membership/insurance/ for more information. However, we recommend entrants have personal accident and ambulance cover taken prior to the event, to cover any extra unforeseen costs.

Distance

 

Register after sun 22 Jan  2017,

*Riding for a Ranger

Register after Sun 22 Jan 2017, riding for self

2km

6km

 

N/A

$34

$20

$40

22km

 

$51

$60

40km

 

$68

$80

80km

 

$111.50

$130


  • *You will receive 15% off the entry PLUS
  • a FREE quality event Cycle Jersey worth $80 and
  • get 2 tickets in the draw to win a TRIP for 2 to Africa !!

for every $20 you raise or donate towards supporting the Thin Green Line Foundation in assisting Rangers combat Poachers and their families if killed, in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

  • *Riding for a Ranger means you commit to raising or donating a minimum of $40 and you will receive a “mycause” page to assist you in having friends, family, workmates etc support your efforts. Any money you donate upon registering will be added to that raised via your “mycause” page. Please note that the first $20 raised will go towards subsidizing the cost of the cycle jersey and all the remaining amount raised goes 100% on the ground to the Rangers and families of deceased Rangers. 
  • ESSENTIALLY YOU GET AN $80 CYCLE JERSEY PLUS A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 TO AFRICA AND GIVE $20 PLUS TO A GREAT CAUSE
  • WHILE RAISING OR DONATING LESS THAN HALF THE VALUE OF THE CYCLE JERSEY.  ie. if you "ride for a ranger" and decided to donate the $40 yourself you would pay $14-$34 more than the regular entry fee for an $80 Event Cycle Jersey! -and a chance to win a trip for 2 to Africa!!!
  • If you use the mycause page assigned to you to raise money you get 15% off the entry fee and get everything FREE!! - while raising $20 plus for a great cause.:-))

We are super proud to announce those that have committed to 4hrs or more working on trails in the Wellington National Park either in the past or leading up to the event, will be entitled to further discounts as follows

  • 4hrs plus Trail/Volunteer T-shirt
  • 8hrs plus 50% discount plus Trail/Volunteer T-shirt
  • 12hrs plus 50% discount plus Wellington Dam Trail Legend Cycle Jersey and T-shirt

This will also apply to those who themselves, or have family members/friends, volunteer on the weekend!!

Email damonwillmore@icloud.com with the Subject of the email; CRAVE discount, if you wish to receive this discount.

 

The, Inaugural, CRAVE Wild Bull Trail Run/Walk

will also be run over the weekend on the Saturday morning with 2.5km, 6km, 12km, 18km premier and 42km epic trail runs on offer,

 all while avoiding the menacing fun “Wild Bulls” of the region!!

Runners and hikers will begin the Premier 18km & 42km events starting with the unique opportunity to run across the top of the Dam Wall.

At 6.30am, the Premier 18km & 42km trail run will begin click here for more info CRAVE Wild Bull Trail Run/Hike – Collie River Adventure Valley Epic Mountain Bike Race

At 8.18am and 9.30am the 12km and 6km runs will start from the Wild Bull Brewery 
Click for more info CRAVE Wild Bull Trail Run/Hike – Collie River Adventure Valley Epic Mountain Bike Race

Those attempting the 42km run will do all three events sequentially finishing with 2 laps of the 6km course and the additional challenge of completing it under 7.30min/km pace.


CRAVE Wild Bull Trail Run/Hike Entry Fees -– Entry Prices and Discounts

 

Distance

 

Register after Sun 22 Jan 2017,

*Running/Walking for a Ranger

Register after Sun 22 Jan 2017, riding for self

2.5km

6km

 

N/A

$34

$20

$40

12km

 

$51

$60

18km

 

$68

$80

42km

 

$85

$100

  • *You will receive 15% off the entry PLUS
  • a FREE quality event t-shirt and Wild Bull red scarf and belt worth $80 and
  • get 1 ticket in the draw to win a TRIP for 2 to Africa !!

for every $20 you raise or donate towards supporting the Thin Green Line Foundation in assisting Rangers combat Poachers and their families if killed, in Africa, Asia and Latin America

  • *Riding for a Ranger means you commit to raising or donating a minimum of $40 and you will receive a “mycause” page to assist you in having friends, family, workmates etc support your efforts. Any money you donate upon registering will be added to that raised via your “mycause” page. Please note that the first $20 raised will go towards subsidizing the cost of the cycle jersey and all the remaining amount raised goes 100% on the ground to the Rangers and families of deceased Rangers. 
  • ESSENTIALLY YOU GET AN $80 Wild Bull Run Outfit PLUS A CHANCE TO WIN A TRIP FOR 2 TO AFRICA AND GIVE $20 PLUS TO A GREAT CAUSE
  • WHILE RAISING OR DONATING LESS THAN HALF THE VALUE OF THE BULL RUN OUTFIT.  ie. if you "run/hike for a ranger" and decided to donate the $40 yourself you would pay $14-$34 more than the regular entry fee for an $80 Event Bull Run Outfit! -and a chance to win a trip for 2 to Africa!!!
  • If you use the mycause page assigned to you to raise money you get 15% off the entry fee and get everything FREE!! - while raising $20 plus for a great cause.:-))

We are super proud to announce those that have committed to 4hrs or more working on trails in the Wellington National Park either in the past or leading up to the event, will be entitled to further discounts as follows

  • 4hrs plus Trail/Volunteer T-shirt
  • 8hrs plus 50% discount plus Trail/Volunteer T-shirt
  • 12hrs plus 50% discount plus Wellington Dam Trail Legend Cycle Jersey and T-shirt

This will also apply to those who themselves, or have family members/friends, volunteer on the weekend!!

Email damonwillmore@icloud.com with the Subject of the email CRAVE discount, if you wish to receive this discount.

THE CRAVE EVENT SCHEDULE

Friday evening March 10 

4-7pm Registration

6-10pm Carbo load Dinner with Sean Willmore and Guest Speaker

Saturday Morning March 11 

The Wild Bull Trail Run

5.45-6.15am    Registration 18km/42km Trail Runs -  Wellington Dam Wall 

6.30am            START 18km / 42km  Wellington Dam Wall  - Runners finsh 18km between 7.30am- 10am

7-7.45am         Registration for 6/12km  Trail Runs

8.18am            START 12KM Trail Run (42km runners continue)      Wild Bull Brewery - Runners finish 8.50-9.45

8.30-9.15         Registration 6km Trail Run

9.30am            START 2.5km & 6km Trail Run  (x2 for 42 Km Runners)          Wild Bull Brewery - Runners finish 9.48-10.30          

11am               THE WILD BULL RUN DASH followed by  Presentations and Lunch for the Wild Bull Trail Run

Saturday Afternoon March 11 

12pm- 6.00pmRegistrations for The CRAVE Mountain Bike Challenge - Wild Bull Brewery

3.00pm            Registrations close for 2, 6 and 22km events

3.10pm            Start 2km CRAVE MaD Cycles Singletrack Blast

3.30pm            Start 6KM CRAVE MAD Cycles Singletrack Blast 

4.15pm            Start 22km CRAVE Challenge 

6.30pm            Presentations and Dinner

Sunday March 12

5.30-7.15 am   Registration 

6.00 am            Registration For the CRAVE 80km Challenge Closes

7.30 am              START 80km CRAVE SUBARU CHALLENGE            Riders finish 10am- 4pm 

8.00 am              Registration for the CRAVE 40km Challenge Closes

8.30 am            START 40KM CRAVE CHALLENGE                               Riders finish 10.30am –1pm 


Catergories and Awards

There will be over $15,000 worth in prizes given away at this event!!!

The Biggest Prizes, like the

  • Trip for 2 to Africa including flights and accommodation worth over $10,000!!!

will be drawn from tickets that are earnt by participants;

  • Who will receive 1 ticket for every $20 raised by Riding for a Ranger for TTGLF. i.e. the more money you raise the more chance you have;-)
  • Who place in the top 3 of their category to receive 1 ticket for 1st,2nd and 3rd

The Top 3 category winners will receive a framed winning certificate including a photo of themselves at the event. They will also be eligible for category prize give-aways yet to be announced.

The Categories are based on age and are as follows for male and female for each event.

Event

Whippets

Junior Blaster

Junior Rocket

Open

Sat 6km

7-8

9-12

13-17

18+

Event

Junior Rocket

Prime

Veterans

Masters

Vintage

Sat 22km

13-17

18-34

35-49

50-64

65+

Sun 40km

13-17

18-34

35-49

50-64

65+

Sun 80km

Not avail.

18-34

35-49

50-64

65+

For more information about the event go to www.cravechallenge.com.au