18 Years of Adventure

Over 75 Mass Participation Adventure Events in All Corners of the Globe

WHAT KEEPS US BUSY

The Adventure Racing (AR) World Series unites in competition the worlds best endurance athletes at premiere Qualifier events around the globe. The top two teams at each of these races gain a coveted position on the start line of the annual pinnacle of the sport, the AR World Championship.
XPD is Australia’s own Expedition Adventure Race. Teams of four competitors from around the globe trek, mountain bike, and kayak for three to six days in this world renowned expedition. These adventurers race day and night over a 450-500km course pushing themselves to the ultimate limits of human endurance.
Trackers are a great for events that have previously been hard to watch, due to participants moving over large distances in inaccessible areas. Trackers send their latest position to a google map that anyone can view on their phone, tablet or computer.

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EVENTS WE HAVE CREATED - PAST AND PRESENT

  • 2018 - XPD - Tasmania
  • 2017 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Sawtell
  • 2016 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Port Macquarie
  • 2016 - XPD - Shoalhaven (World Championship)
  • 2015 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Hawkes Nest
  • 2015 - XPD - Townsville
  • 2014 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Crescent Head
  • 2013 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Harrington
  • 2013 - XPD - Flinders Ranges
  • 2012 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Forster
  • 2011 - Hells Bells - South East Queensland
  • 2011 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Nambucca Heads
  • 2011 - XPD - Tasmania (World Champs)
  • 2011 - City Raid - Brisbane
  • 2010 - Bribie Island Multisport - South East Queensland
  • 2010 - Hells Bells - South East Queensland
  • 2010 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Port Macquarie
  • 2010 - XPD - Cairns
  • 2010 - City Raid - Brisbane
  • 2010 - Bribie Island Multisport - South East Queensland
  • 2009 - Hells Bells - South East Queensland
  • 2009 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Forster
  • 2009 - City Raid - Brisbane
  • 2008 - 8 Hr Enduro - South East Queensland
  • 2008 - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ) x One Night in Vegas - City Raid
  • 2008 - Bribie Island Multisport - South East Queensland
  • 2008 - Hells Bells - South East Queensland
  • 2008 - Insomnia Mountain Bike - South East Queensland
  • 2008 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Emerald Beach
  • 2008 - One Night in Vegas / City Raid - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2008 - Rush Hour - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2008 - Summer Storm - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2008 - The Step Up - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2008 - XPD - Australian Alps
  • 2007 - 8 Hr Enduro - South East Queensland
  • 2007 - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ) x One Night in Vegas - City Raid
  • 2007 - Bribie Island Multisport - South East Queensland
  • 2007 - Hells Bells - South East Queensland
  • 2007 - Insomnia Mountain Bike - South East Queensland
  • 2007 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Sawtell
  • 2007 - One Night in Vegas / City Raid - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2007 - Rush Hour - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2007 - Summer Storm - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2007 - The Step Up - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2007 - XPD - Whitsundays
  • 2006 - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ) x One Night in Vegas - City Raid
  • 2006 - Hells Bells - South East Queensland
  • 2006 - Insomnia Mountain Bike - South East Queensland
  • 2006 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Stuarts Point
  • 2006 - One Night in Vegas / City Raid - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2006 - Rush Hour - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2006 - Summer Storm - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2006 - The Step Up - Adventure Race Queensland Series (ARQ)
  • 2006 - XPD - Tasmania
  • 2005 - Hells Bells - South East Queensland
  • 2005 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Bonny Hills
  • 2005 - Teva Adventure Series - Melbourne
  • 2005 - Teva Adventure Series - Sydney
  • 2005 - Teva Adventure Series - Brisbane
  • 2004 - Hells Bells - South East Queensland
  • 2004 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Eden
  • 2004 - XPD - Broken Hill
  • 2004 - Teva Adventure Series - Melbourne
  • 2004 - Teva Adventure Series - Sydney
  • 2004 - Teva Adventure Series - Canberra
  • 2004 - Teva Adventure Series - Brisbane
  • 2003 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Bendalong
  • 2003 - Teva Adventure Series - Melbourne
  • 2003 - Teva Adventure Series - Sydney
  • 2003 - Teva Adventure Series - Canberra
  • 2003 - Teva Adventure Series - Brisbane
  • 2002 - Teva Adventure Series - Sydney
  • 2002 - Teva Adventure Series - Melbourne
  • 2002 - Mountain Designs GeoQuest - Batemans Bay

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Team Yeti Of Denmark Win Raid Gallaecia

Raid Gallaecia takes place every two years, but it is definitely worth waiting for and this year the victors were the first ever Danish team to win an Adventure Racing World Series race.

After racing through 3 nights with only a few hours of sleep, paddling white water rapids and on the ocean, caving, rappelling, stand-up-paddling, trekking and mountain biking over 484km with 14,000m of ascent, it was Team Yeti who ran across Plaza Mayor in Viveiro to finish as winners.

There was a close contest between the Danes, Team ARSweden and 400 Team Naturex (400 TEAM) of France from the opening day and it is a measure of their achievement that Yeti beat the teams ranked #2 and #3 in the world.  

However, Yeti are a team with over a decade of international race experience and 3 top class navigators who plotted a near perfect course through the numerous trails and tracks of Gallaecia. “I think we made a good race,” said Henrik Leth Jorgensen. “I don’t think we made any navigation mistakes, maybe a minute or two here or there, but nothing big.”

“We caught ARSweden about an hour before dawn, “ he said, “and could see their lights ahead. Then we went together for a while and when the path divided we made different choices. We discussed if we should stay with them but decided to take our own way and we never saw them again.”His team crossed the finish line in the central square of Viveiro with a winning time of 3 days 3 hours and 35 seconds to claim their first AR World Series win.  “It is also Laura’s first race in the world series,” Jorgensen told me.

The Swedes were only 80 minutes behind them and team captain Bjorn Rydvall, who is one of the most experienced racers in the world congratulated Race Director Pablo Lopez on the course. “I think it was one of the best courses I’ve done anywhere in the world,” he added. “You could see how much work had been put into planning and mapping the route for us.”

This was repeated by the other teams crossing the finish line after a perfectly organised race which showed off the variety of terrain and culture Galleacia has to offer.  The course took them over the wild and windy hills of Serra do Xistral, though the UNESCO biosphere reserve on the Eo River, onto two tidal estuaries and along the ‘Camino Natural Ruta del Cantabrico’, a footpath alongside the spectacular cliffs and beaches of the Cantabrian coast.  Checkpoints were set up at hidden waterfalls, in the porches of beautiful churches and one was in the square in front of the magnificent facade of the Mondoñedo Cathedral.

The race finished in the coastal port of Viveiro and 12 of the 18 teams starting completed the full course, which is a high finish race for an expedition adventure race.  The finishers came from Denmark, Sweden, France, Poland, Spain, and the final team to finish were from Holland. ‘The Dutchables’ team were perhaps the first Dutch team to finish an AR World Series full course, and their objective was to get to the finish without missing any checkpoints along the way ... and to have fun!  And they did both, showing that an inexperienced team, new to expedition racing can successfully finish an ARWS race with good preparation and the right spirit.

Mike Fafieanie commented at the finish, “We have a big Whatsapp group and reading messages there and on social media brought home our achievement more than anything.”The race had continuous live tracking on which followers could see the progress of the race on the maps the teams were using, constant updates on social media, feature reports, photo galleries and videos, all of which helped broadcast the magic of Raid Gallaecia to a worldwide audience. 

You can review everything that happened at the race at https://tracktherace.com/raid-gallaecia-2019/live and if you are inspired to visit this wonderful region of Spain for some world-class adventure racing you should plan ahead for May 2021 and the next Raid Gallaecia!

For more information on the AR World Series:Website http://www.arworldseries.com/Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/arworldseries/Instagram https://www.instagram.com/arworldseries/Twitter https://twitter.com/ARWorldSeriesYouTube https://www.youtube.com/arworldseries#arworldseries #arws #adventureracing #dotwatcher
Released 23 May 2019 by Adventure Racing World Series

Team Yeti Of Denmark Win Raid Gallaecia

Raid Gallaecia takes place every two years, but it is definitely worth waiting for and this year the victors were the first ever Danish team to win an Adventure Racing World Series race.

After racing through 3 nights with only a few hours of sleep, paddling white water rapids and on the ocean, caving, rappelling, stand-up-paddling, trekking and mountain biking over 484km with 14,000m of ascent, it was Team Yeti who ran across Plaza Mayor in Viveiro to finish as winners.

There was a close contest between the Danes, Team ARSweden and 400 Team Naturex (400 TEAM) of France from the opening day and it is a measure of their achievement that Yeti beat the teams ranked #2 and #3 in the world.

However, Yeti are a team with over a decade of international race experience and 3 top class navigators who plotted a near perfect course through the numerous trails and tracks of Gallaecia. “I think we made a good race,” said Henrik Leth Jorgensen. “I don’t think we made any navigation mistakes, maybe a minute or two here or there, but nothing big.”

“We caught ARSweden about an hour before dawn, “ he said, “and could see their lights ahead. Then we went together for a while and when the path divided we made different choices. We discussed if we should stay with them but decided to take our own way and we never saw them again.”His team crossed the finish line in the central square of Viveiro with a winning time of 3 days 3 hours and 35 seconds to claim their first AR World Series win. “It is also Laura’s first race in the world series,” Jorgensen told me.

The Swedes were only 80 minutes behind them and team captain Bjorn Rydvall, who is one of the most experienced racers in the world congratulated Race Director Pablo Lopez on the course. “I think it was one of the best courses I’ve done anywhere in the world,” he added. “You could see how much work had been put into planning and mapping the route for us.”

This was repeated by the other teams crossing the finish line after a perfectly organised race which showed off the variety of terrain and culture Galleacia has to offer. The course took them over the wild and windy hills of Serra do Xistral, though the UNESCO biosphere reserve on the Eo River, onto two tidal estuaries and along the ‘Camino Natural Ruta del Cantabrico’, a footpath alongside the spectacular cliffs and beaches of the Cantabrian coast. Checkpoints were set up at hidden waterfalls, in the porches of beautiful churches and one was in the square in front of the magnificent facade of the Mondoñedo Cathedral.

The race finished in the coastal port of Viveiro and 12 of the 18 teams starting completed the full course, which is a high finish race for an expedition adventure race. The finishers came from Denmark, Sweden, France, Poland, Spain, and the final team to finish were from Holland. ‘The Dutchables’ team were perhaps the first Dutch team to finish an AR World Series full course, and their objective was to get to the finish without missing any checkpoints along the way ... and to have fun! And they did both, showing that an inexperienced team, new to expedition racing can successfully finish an ARWS race with good preparation and the right spirit.

Mike Fafieanie commented at the finish, “We have a big Whatsapp group and reading messages there and on social media brought home our achievement more than anything.”The race had continuous live tracking on which followers could see the progress of the race on the maps the teams were using, constant updates on social media, feature reports, photo galleries and videos, all of which helped broadcast the magic of Raid Gallaecia to a worldwide audience.

You can review everything that happened at the race at tracktherace.com/raid-gallaecia-2019/live and if you are inspired to visit this wonderful region of Spain for some world-class adventure racing you should plan ahead for May 2021 and the next Raid Gallaecia!

For more information on the AR World Series:Website www.arworldseries.com/Facebook at www.facebook.com/arworldseries/Instagram www.instagram.com/arworldseries/Twitter twitter.com/ARWorldSeriesYouTube www.youtube.com/arworldseries#arworldseries #arws #adventureracing #dotwatcher
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Raid Gallaecia have released the race video showing 5 days of racing through some amazing scenery in Northern Spain.

It was a close race throughout and the teams got to visit some amazing places in the Gallaecian hills and along the Cantabrian Coast.

See where they went on this great 15 minute compilation video.
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ITERA Attracts An International Entry To The Scottish Highland

Organising and marketing an expedition adventure race requires imagination and skill, a willingness to take risks, and faith in your ability to put the right package together to attract enough teams. 

It’s a blend Open Adventure have been working on for over a decade, and the entry for the ITERA Expedition in the Highlands of Scotland this August shows they’ve got the right mix of ingredients to attract teams of all abilities and from all around the world.

Entries are still open but at the moment there are 36 teams on the start list which has 10 different national flags alongside the entries.  Teams are travelling from the USA and Canada, from South Africa, and from 6 European countries, and will gather for the race start in Inverness on August 10th.  (As they don’t know the course there is a lot of faith on their part too. They are travelling a long way to find out what the signed up for just before the start!)

One of the many attractions of the race is that it’s part of the Adventure Racing World Series and teams who finish earn World Series ranking points.  International teams enter knowing the race organisation meets a high standard and the elite teams know the course will be challenging enough for their standard, and that the competition will be intense. The race follows a standard set of international rules and the ARWS provide independent referees to oversee the competition.

Holding the race in the Scottish Highlands is a huge draw too, both for teams from the UK and abroad.  There has not been a big expedition race in Scotland since Open Adventure organised the ‘Sting in Stirling’ in 2012 and with a 600km route starting in Inverness the scope to explore the mountains, lochs and coastline of the Highlands is huge.

It’s a unique chance to explore one of Europe’s great wilderness areas which the teams are keen to take, for a variety of reasons!

“The Scottish highlands are a wild and beautiful place and we all want to experience more of it. We know we are going to the perfect location for an epic adventure that Paul, Tom, James and the team are sure to deliver.  The anticipation and excitement are already growing.” - Team Lochland Runner.

“When I was a wee child, I watched this film called Braveheart and since that moment Scotland has been on my list to travel ...  One quiet day in the office an email came through announcing ITERA would take place in Scotland ... I jumped out of my office chair and yelled FREEEEEEDOM! – Team Adventure Life (RSA)

“Our team is excited about coming out to explore the Scottish highlands! How cool is that?!” – Team Lost but Making Record Time (CAN)

It is always a good sign to see teams return to race again, and the entry list has a lot of familiar team names from past races. (This despite the last ITERA in Ireland being hit with some really, really awful weather!)
Jan Rogers of Team McSeamus Clan commented, “ITERA Ireland Best Holiday Ever! Perhaps it was a little wet and occasionally windy and the scenery would have been stunning if we could have seen it. But, we were entertained 24/7 for 5 days, we met so many lovely people along the way and had an amazing journey.
 
“Our expectations of Scotland are that we will go places we have never been before and we will do stuff we have never done before, the sun will be shining and there will be no midges – we are due a bit of good luck on an expedition race!”

Team FMR, the defending title holders from the race in Ireland are back, and are one of 6 French teams taking part. Also returning (for a third ITERA) are SWECO of Sweden, The Lowland Leopards from the Netherlands, and a very long list of UK teams who are regulars at Open Adventure races.

One of these teams is Nav4 – JRP, lead by Joe Faulkner.
“I can’t think of a better landscape to journey through than Scotland and in particular, Northern Scotland.  Inverness will serve as an excellent base from which to enjoy our adventure journey.

“NAV4 have had a team (or two!) at each of the UK based expedition races for the past decade or so, and have raced three previous Scottish Expedition AR races.”

There are quite a few race organisers taking part among the teams as well. Team BudiñoRAID are from a Spanish adventure race, as are the Liger Raid team from France.  From the UK there is an OMM team lead by Stuart Hamilton, the organiser of the Original Mountain Marathon, which is one of the biggest UK outdoor events. 

“The motivation for doing the ITERA is getting out of our comfort zones, the sense of challenge, adversity and achievement that is consequently associated with it.  We chose ITERA as we wanted to do the race in Scotland rather than another country and all of us are hoping that we learn more about ourselves, have fun (albeit possibly after the race) and take part in an event as a competitor rather than an organiser.”

The organiser’s reputation is another reason many teams have given for signing up, and for returning to race with them again.  Attention to detail is something Open Adventure are known for and also delivering a course that is both challenging for the elite and accessible for slower teams.

French team Lozère Team2Raid are one of the teams who will aim to be at the front of the pack and team Captain Nicolas Rambier said, “We expect to live an authentic wild race, technical in all aspects, we also hope to show a good race to all our supporters in France on live-tracking websites.” (The satellite tracking will be run by partner company Open Tracking, who are the biggest and most experienced company in the world at tracking adventure races.)

Most teams have expressed an expectation to get around the full course and over the finish line, and as ITERA’s have a very high finish rate compared to most expedition races the chances are they will, but only after a memorable Highland adventure.

You can see the full team list for ITERA at https://www.itera.co.uk/race-details/team-list/ 

You can find out more about the race at https://www.itera.co.uk/ 
The AR World Series features 9 expedition adventure races across 4 continents. More information is available at https://arworldseries.com 

All photos are free for publication only with this release and must be credited to Rob Howard/SleepMonsters.com

ITERA Attracts An International Entry To The Scottish Highland

Organising and marketing an expedition adventure race requires imagination and skill, a willingness to take risks, and faith in your ability to put the right package together to attract enough teams.

It’s a blend Open Adventure have been working on for over a decade, and the entry for the ITERA Expedition in the Highlands of Scotland this August shows they’ve got the right mix of ingredients to attract teams of all abilities and from all around the world.

Entries are still open but at the moment there are 36 teams on the start list which has 10 different national flags alongside the entries. Teams are travelling from the USA and Canada, from South Africa, and from 6 European countries, and will gather for the race start in Inverness on August 10th. (As they don’t know the course there is a lot of faith on their part too. They are travelling a long way to find out what the signed up for just before the start!)

One of the many attractions of the race is that it’s part of the Adventure Racing World Series and teams who finish earn World Series ranking points. International teams enter knowing the race organisation meets a high standard and the elite teams know the course will be challenging enough for their standard, and that the competition will be intense. The race follows a standard set of international rules and the ARWS provide independent referees to oversee the competition.

Holding the race in the Scottish Highlands is a huge draw too, both for teams from the UK and abroad. There has not been a big expedition race in Scotland since Open Adventure organised the ‘Sting in Stirling’ in 2012 and with a 600km route starting in Inverness the scope to explore the mountains, lochs and coastline of the Highlands is huge.

It’s a unique chance to explore one of Europe’s great wilderness areas which the teams are keen to take, for a variety of reasons!

“The Scottish highlands are a wild and beautiful place and we all want to experience more of it. We know we are going to the perfect location for an epic adventure that Paul, Tom, James and the team are sure to deliver. The anticipation and excitement are already growing.” - Team Lochland Runner.

“When I was a wee child, I watched this film called Braveheart and since that moment Scotland has been on my list to travel ... One quiet day in the office an email came through announcing ITERA would take place in Scotland ... I jumped out of my office chair and yelled "FREEEEEEDOM!" – Team Adventure Life (RSA)

“Our team is excited about coming out to explore the Scottish highlands! How cool is that?!” – Team Lost but Making Record Time (CAN)

It is always a good sign to see teams return to race again, and the entry list has a lot of familiar team names from past races. (This despite the last ITERA in Ireland being hit with some really, really awful weather!)
Jan Rogers of Team McSeamus Clan commented, “ITERA Ireland Best Holiday Ever! Perhaps it was a little wet and occasionally windy and the scenery would have been stunning if we could have seen it. But, we were entertained 24/7 for 5 days, we met so many lovely people along the way and had an amazing journey.

“Our expectations of Scotland are that we will go places we have never been before and we will do stuff we have never done before, the sun will be shining and there will be no midges – we are due a bit of good luck on an expedition race!”

Team FMR, the defending title holders from the race in Ireland are back, and are one of 6 French teams taking part. Also returning (for a third ITERA) are SWECO of Sweden, The Lowland Leopards from the Netherlands, and a very long list of UK teams who are regulars at Open Adventure races.

One of these teams is Nav4 – JRP, lead by Joe Faulkner.
“I can’t think of a better landscape to journey through than Scotland and in particular, Northern Scotland. Inverness will serve as an excellent base from which to enjoy our adventure journey.

“NAV4 have had a team (or two!) at each of the UK based expedition races for the past decade or so, and have raced three previous Scottish Expedition AR races.”

There are quite a few race organisers taking part among the teams as well. Team BudiñoRAID are from a Spanish adventure race, as are the Liger Raid team from France. From the UK there is an OMM team lead by Stuart Hamilton, the organiser of the Original Mountain Marathon, which is one of the biggest UK outdoor events.

“The motivation for doing the ITERA is getting out of our comfort zones, the sense of challenge, adversity and achievement that is consequently associated with it. We chose ITERA as we wanted to do the race in Scotland rather than another country and all of us are hoping that we learn more about ourselves, have fun (albeit possibly after the race) and take part in an event as a competitor rather than an organiser.”

The organiser’s reputation is another reason many teams have given for signing up, and for returning to race with them again. Attention to detail is something Open Adventure are known for and also delivering a course that is both challenging for the elite and accessible for slower teams.

French team Lozère Team2Raid are one of the teams who will aim to be at the front of the pack and team Captain Nicolas Rambier said, “We expect to live an authentic wild race, technical in all aspects, we also hope to show a good race to all our supporters in France on live-tracking websites.” (The satellite tracking will be run by partner company Open Tracking, who are the biggest and most experienced company in the world at tracking adventure races.)

Most teams have expressed an expectation to get around the full course and over the finish line, and as ITERA’s have a very high finish rate compared to most expedition races the chances are they will, but only after a memorable Highland adventure.

You can see the full team list for ITERA at www.itera.co.uk/race-details/team-list/

You can find out more about the race at www.itera.co.uk/
The AR World Series features 9 expedition adventure races across 4 continents. More information is available at arworldseries.com

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A sneak peak at the new trails in St Helens which are due to open in November. The Dragon Trail MTB 3 day stage race will use these. The fantastic beach shot near the end of the clip is the finish of Day 2. Can’t wait!! #dragontrailmtb www.dragontrail.com.au

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The first 100 entries are nearly gone…. get in quick to grab one of the remaining few and save $100 on a regular entry. Learn about the race at www.dragontrail.com.au or enter at https://geocentric.redpodium.com/dragon-trail-entry

#dragontrailmtb #bluederby #sthelensmtb #mtblife #mtbskills #mtbchicks #rideforlife #mtb #stagerace

The first 100 entries are nearly gone…. get in quick to grab one of the remaining few and save $100 on a regular entry. Learn about the race at www.dragontrail.com.au or enter at geocentric.redpodium.com/dragon-trail-entry

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Drum roll please..... today is the day we introduce our newest event, The Dragon Trail. This is a 3 day MTB stage race through the Tasmanian wilderness. 

Derby, Blue Tier, Bay of Fires, St Helens are Australia’s undisputed mecca of mountain biking and we have put together an incredible course that will take you on a journey from myrtle forests, to alpine plateaus and to the stunning Bay of Fires.

On each of the three unique days of racing, you will experience the joys of sensational flowing single track, purpose-built by trail gurus World Trail.

The Dragon Trail is a race for all. It is a race for those who love blissful single track and a craft beer around a campfire, a race for the recreational mountain biker seeking a new challenge, and a race for the elite rider hungry for the thrill competition.

Riders race solo or as a social relay and each stage is left open for as long as there is daylight for you to finish.  It might be your first mountain bike race, or it might be your 50th.  You might be from Tasmania or from across the seas.  You might be there to hammer the trails or cruise the stages. Whoever you are, and wherever you’re from, the Dragon Trail experience has something for you! 

As the sun sets we circle the food trucks and light the campfires.  We tuck into some of the worlds greatest food and sample some of the worlds greatest craft beers, wine, and whiskey – because you deserve it.

Tales of the days riding are relived around the fires with like-minded people before retiring to dream of the next day’s adventure. There are various food packages and camping/ accommodation options.  We want to reduce your hassles so you can spend more time enjoying the experience. 

The world is getting busier and we know your time is limited.  We’ll do all we can to help make racing the Dragon Trail a smooth and enjoyable experience.

If you’re flying to Tasmania, we can pick you up and transfer you to/from the race. If have your own car, we can give you a lift back to the start to pick it up.

Learn more about the race at https://dragontrail.com.au/

Break ODay Council Weldborough Hotel Discover Tasmania Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails Flow Mountain Bike Mountain Bike Australia - MTBA

Drum roll please..... today is the day we introduce our newest event, The Dragon Trail. This is a 3 day MTB stage race through the Tasmanian wilderness.

Derby, Blue Tier, Bay of Fires, St Helens are Australia’s undisputed mecca of mountain biking and we have put together an incredible course that will take you on a journey from myrtle forests, to alpine plateaus and to the stunning Bay of Fires.

On each of the three unique days of racing, you will experience the joys of sensational flowing single track, purpose-built by trail gurus World Trail.

The Dragon Trail is a race for all. It is a race for those who love blissful single track and a craft beer around a campfire, a race for the recreational mountain biker seeking a new challenge, and a race for the elite rider hungry for the thrill competition.

Riders race solo or as a social relay and each stage is left open for as long as there is daylight for you to finish. It might be your first mountain bike race, or it might be your 50th. You might be from Tasmania or from across the seas. You might be there to hammer the trails or cruise the stages. Whoever you are, and wherever you’re from, the Dragon Trail experience has something for you!

As the sun sets we circle the food trucks and light the campfires. We tuck into some of the worlds greatest food and sample some of the worlds greatest craft beers, wine, and whiskey – because you deserve it.

Tales of the days riding are relived around the fires with like-minded people before retiring to dream of the next day’s adventure. There are various food packages and camping/ accommodation options. We want to reduce your hassles so you can spend more time enjoying the experience.

The world is getting busier and we know your time is limited. We’ll do all we can to help make racing the Dragon Trail a smooth and enjoyable experience.

If you’re flying to Tasmania, we can pick you up and transfer you to/from the race. If have your own car, we can give you a lift back to the start to pick it up.

Learn more about the race at dragontrail.com.au/

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Nice reply geocentric. You deserve to do well. Very exciting trials. Thank you for investing in our community

Glenn Wilkinson..,,, no

Stuie Rogers looks cool, but so close to Hell Fire. 😰💩

Dylan Calow?

Sam Mathew Cabeza James Bruce Jackson Kieran Paul Ricky

Dave Schloss - I AM COMING!

Sam Stevens, Sharon Heap, Jena Slavin, Alysha Little looks like something awesome to do

Felicity Gartelmann Mike Ford you guys should come over for this one!

Sean Weatherley Matilda Lawrence Shane Spicer Heather Logie Jeremy O'Connell Coralie O'Connell

Looks good Georgia Kendall, we should get brother into mountain biking

You beauty! I am in!!

Ok that sounds rad.

Sandra Cowling Leaanne Szmekura

I have time to train

Graham Hazelwood, Heather Fearby-Roberts you can ride it during the day instead of 3 in the morning. Sounds more like a Whine and Cheese Tour.

Nice work guys, this is going to be awesome!!!! Sean King want to??

Troy Davidson Garry Wellman Stuart Jones

Adam Smith, Michael Burmeister, Andre Limal scott smith ( Lisa Tracy Smith) sounds like a great boys trip...

Dave Ellis we will be back from Canada by then right?

Neil McLaren maybe a component of a Tassie trip in 2020?

Brad Mckendry Paul Viney ,mmmmm

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