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Get your Urban on!

5th November 2014  
 
 

The Urban turns 10!

Kathmandu Urban – Sydney CBD
Saturday 22nd November 2014

Have you registered yet to secure your place at the Kathmandu Urban’s 10th Birthday edition?

The Urban is now just around the corner and the team here at Max Adventure are beavering away putting the finishing touches on the course!

Don’t forget to bring the kids along; the checkpoints have been designed so that all kids registered can complete them. As an extra special reward for the ankle biters, we have put together a goodie bag that they will receive as they cross the finish line.

Adults wanting a special reward? Recycle your costume from Halloween and wear it to the Urban, we have some prizes to give away.

While the Urban isn’t an ironman or a marathon, we suggest putting in a little preparation, from picking your team mate, organising your phone a friend, researching Sydney and public transport links, all will help in preparing your mind and body for the day. Checkout our Tips HERE

Want to know one of the clues before everyone else? Want to be able to skip ANY checkpoint? Or do you want to be able to race for FREE. Our charity partner Good Beginnings Australia have a number of fund raising options available to save teams precious time. Check it out HERE. The team at Good Beginnings Australia believe in giving every child the best start and the vital funds raised go directly to Good Beginnings and the fantastic programs they run.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday 3rd September 2022
Coastal Classic
Royal National Park, NSW

Saturday 17th September 2022
Max Adventure Race Series
Glenbrook, Blue Mountains, NSW

Saturday 15th October 2022
Convict 100
St Albans, NSW

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Hello(ween) Fancy Dress and a Foam Frenzy!

Mud Run – Sydney Equestrian Centre, Horsley Park
Saturday 6th December 2014

So with Halloween just gone what do you do with your costume? You could wear it to work on casual Friday’s but you may be sitting alone at lunch. We want you to re-Vamp(ire) it at Mud Run and take on the course. See how you Gho(st) in costume over, under and through the 30 obstacles. Witch one will be your favourite and will you (Zom)bie our FANCY DRESS winner! Plenty of prizes up for grabs!! Get off your Pumpkin and ENTER!

This years new obstacle is the Foam Frenzy! Replacing the snow but still white and fluffy. Get ready to be covered in white before you submerse yourself in brown mud! With a giant foam cannon blasting out a frothy covering overhead, you will be running through the giant foam pit and coming out like the infamous Stay Puff Marshmallow man!

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Adventure racers head back to the Rock!

Kathmandu Adventure Series – Glenrock, NSW
Saturday 14th February 2015
Sunday 15th February 2015

After missing out in 2014 the Glenrock State Conversation Area just south of Newcastle is back hosting an adventure race in 2015!

This classic venue offers something for everyone with a brilliant coastal location easily accessible from Sydney, Newcastle and the Central Coast. The areas features some fast flowing single track mountain biking that is perfect for novices and experienced racers alike as well as the thrill of paddling on the mighty Pacific Ocean.

However the real attraction of the Glenrock venue is the coasteering. Coasteering is scrambling across and over rock platforms  with the occasional short swimming detour across rock pools. The coasteering legs have proved a favourite every time this venue has been used and the crew at Maximum Adventure are excited to make this a real highlight once again!

Entries are now open and with the additional thrill of coasteering on top of the usual fare of mountain biking, running and kayaking what more of a reason do you need to drop everything, grab a team mate, set yourself a summer training goal and enter.

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Entries Now Open!

Wombat 100 – Woodend, Victoria
Sunday 12th April, 2015

The legendary Wombat 100 is back on the 12th April 2015 for the seventh edition of this popular XCM event. With 100km, 75km, 50km and 25km course options, the Wombat is an achievable MTB endurance event for everyone from elite riders all the way to beginner level. After a successful launch of the 75km at the 2014 race – next year we are introducing an all new 25km. Traditionally reserved for junior riders only, the new 25km will serve as the junior race but is now open to riders of all ages. If you fancy riding a shorter version of the legendary Wombat or are new to mountain biking, the new 25km option provides a safe and fun introduction to the sport of mountain biking. As always the race includes the full range of trails and terrain in the Wombat State Forest and surrounding pine plantation with over 50% flowing groomed single track (including the famous Wombat track) – our promise of 100% dirt continues!

Cammeray Waters just outside of Woodend will play host to the Wombat 100. This 200 acre first class conference and function centre is the perfect backdrop to a weekend of mountain bikes, camping, beer and mates. Located just one hour outside of Melbourne and 40 minutes from Tullamarine airport, Cammeray Waters is easily accessible for riders just dropping in for the day; or if you prefer to make a weekend of it, there are 39 guest rooms and ample camping/parking space for all.

Early Bird Entry Special – November Only

Get a 10% discount on our standard entry for all distances – limited to the month of November only. By entering in November and not leaving it until the month before the race, you will save $20! If you want a premium venue, great food, awesome course with loads of single track and an ice cold beer straight from the tap when you cross the finish line – get your entry in today!

Entries for all course distances are now open – For more details and secure online entry, click the link below.

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A new challenge is here!

Jabulani Challenge – Bobbin Head, Sydney
Saturday 18th April 2015

Maximum Adventure are excited to announce we are adding another fantastic trail running event to our calendar. With a fresh new look the Jabulani Challenge returns on April 18th 2015.
The Jabulani Challenge is a well established trail running event in the Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Also renowned for its fundraising to support the Stellenbosch Community Development Programme helping disadvantaged children in Africa.

Predominantly on single track the trail has everything to offer from waterside tracks, rainforest bushland, steep hill inclines and creek crossings. Exploring some of the hidden waterways that Pittwater is famous for – its hard to believe you are only 30 minutes from the heart of Sydney.

With three distances to choose from the event caters for hardened trail runners to social walkers. The start and finish is at Bobbin Head, making it logistically easy, but more
importantly a great spot on the edge of the Pittwater for a family day out.

Entries open on Monday 10th November – Next week!!
For full event details are available on the website, link below:

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Three down one to go!

Great Adventure Challenge
QLD – 11th October 2014
NSW – 25th October 2014
VIC – 15th November 2014

Maroochydore turned on the charm for the second event of the Great Adventure Challenge 2014. The course saw teams trekking along the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Walking track to Kondalilla Falls, riding the sweet single track at Parklands and kayaking along Maroochydore River before running along the beach to the finish. Teams covered over 50km by foot, bike and kayak and in doing so raised over $65,000 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation.
Full results can be found here

Congratulations to all participating teams on completing a challenging course in Jervis Bay. The NSW leg of the Great Adventure Challenge saw teams racing from Cudmirrah to Vincentia, taking in the best of Jervis Bay including the spectacular Booderee National Park with postcard beaches, breathtaking views and pristine coastline. Well done to teams Stryker Precision, Nature’s Way and OEH who made up the podium.
Full results are now available – click here

To date this year’s series has raised over $330,000 for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. All eyes now turn to Victoria where teams will enjoy the delights of the Mornington Peninsula. The course starts from the spectacular Cape Schanck taking in some of the highlights of this holiday destination. Will Victoria be able to help us crack the $400,000 mark?

For further details and to enter click here.

   
 
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