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Organiser

UNWHEEL EVENTS Pty Ltd

Date:

Saturday, 30 July 2022 - Sunday, 31 July 2022

Location:

Eungella, QLD


Registration closes on:

Friday, 22 July 2022 at 5:00 PM - (GMT+10:00) Brisbane

Welcome to the annual Mackay Mountain Marathon! 

 

Whether you are looking for a fun family adventure or an extreme MTB/run challenge this event, set in Eungella national park, is sure to satisfy. Pedal or run your way through lush rain-forest on a winding single track crossing platypus inhabited creeks and rivers. Then head out to tackle challenging fire roads in the back country before making your way back to finish above the clouds and on top of the world!

Why not make a weekend of it? We have planned family events and entertainment on the Saturday evening and encourage all participants to camp out with us at the Eungella cricket oval Saturday night.  Eungella National Park is situated 80km west of Mackay.  

The MMM is a mountain bike and running festival catering for all ages and skill levels. The event will start and finish at Eungella. There will be 3 components to the Mountain Bike adventure all of which will be held on Sunday morning. There are also 4 components to the running adventure which will be spread across Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning.


MOUNTAIN BIKE

  • 15km Recreation Course - for younger riders (14+) or those wanting to participate in a mountain bike event for the first time.
  • 38km Sport Course - designed to challenge those (16+) who are familiar with the sport.
  • 55km Jeff Rafferty Trophy Marathon Course - competitive cross country/adventure style course for the experienced rider. (18+)

    TRAIL RUNS

  • 5km Fun Run/Walk (Ages 5+) - designed to encourage everyone to get back to nature and experience the tropical rainforest without having to venture too far. 
  • 15km Recreation Trail Run  (16+) - for anyone keen to experience the joy of trail running. This course is a good entry level trail run or a great hit out for anyone keen to push themselves for a fast time. 
  • 28km Platypus Chase Trail Run (18+) - designed to challenge the more experienced runners who are familiar with trail running and want to tackle a more technical course.
  • 55km Platypus Ultra Trail Run (18+) - for the experienced runner who really likes a challenge!

DUAL EVENT** new for 2022**

  • Register for the 15km Recreational Trail Run on Saturday and register for the 38km Mtb Sport Course on Sunday. Twice the fun with a special award up for grabs! (These categories need to be registered individually).

                

The track consists of a combination of fire roads, bitumen, winding single track, creek crossings and amazing views of the pioneer valley.

The conditions along the courses will be varied, from lush rain-forest to arid bush land. You will need to be prepared for all conditions.   

Please note we do not offer refunds for cancelled registration. We can offer to transfer your registration to another person or offer you a credit to be used the following year.

**FREE EVENT JERSEY/SHIRT**  Just remember if you register before the 24 June 2022, you will receive included with your registration a free event jersey or shirt.  If you wish to check sizing, just drop into Corry Cycles to try on a sample. (Run shirt samples not available to try until Early June).