Welcome to Giant Odyssey


DATE: Saturday 21st March 2015 - NEW DATE!
LOCATION: Forrest (Great Otway National Park), South-West Victoria
               - Giant Odyssey 100km
               - Giant Shorty 50km
               - Giant Pioneer 15km
ENTRIES: NOW OPEN! with a new entry fee structure with VIP options. 


Giant... "of extraordinary size or force", " world’s leading brand of quality bicycles and gear" *

Odyssey... "a long adventurous journey", "title of an epic poem" *

* SOURCE: The Australian Concise Oxford Dictionary (2004) and Giant Bicycles Australia

Bring Giant and Odyssey together and you've got an extraordinary MTB journey at one of Australia's #1 mountain biking destinations at Forrest.

Now in its 9th year, the Giant Odyssey is Australia’s most respected mountain bike marathon thanks to the quantity of epic single track, the lung busting hills and blitzing descents, the electrifying race atmosphere and sense of satisfaction you get when you finish in the middle of the massive Forrest Festival.

Quite simply - this is a must do event.

So commit to the challenge, dare your mates to join you, and get on board (your bike) for one Australia’s pinnacle mountain bike events on some of the best trails the country has to offer.


 Giant Odyssey


The event also features as Race 2 of the Maverick Marathon Series - a new initiative for 2014 and back again for 2015! The Series bringing together four of Australia's most popular mountain bike marathons, to provide riders with a Series that captures the essence of mountain biking and encourages participation at ALL levels. Details at www.maverickseries.com.au


Latest News

Jenny Fay will attempt the Giant Odyssey again

Thursday, January 22, 2015
Jenny Fay is known as one of Australia's best cross country mountain bikers and this year she's going to attempt the Giant Odyssey mountain bike marathon again.

Today’s Plan online coaching programs

Friday, December 19, 2014
For 2015 we are working with “Today’s Plan” who have developed a very powerful web based training & analytics tool for cyclists.

Maverick Marathon Series - 2015 Events & Dates

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
The Maverick Marathon Series for 2015 is returning after a successful launch year, bringing together four of Australia's most iconic marathon MTB races! Race 1 Capital Punishment (7 March), Race 2 Giant Odyssey (21 March), Race 3 The Flight Centre Epic (13 Sept), Race 4 The CamelBak Highland Fling (8 Nov). ENTRIES ARE OPEN!

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Countdown to Race Day

21 Mar 2015 12:00AM

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