THE ODYSSEY IN A SNAPSHOT
DATE: Saturday 20th February 2016 - NEW DATE!
LOCATION: Forrest (Great Otway National Park), South-West Victoria
- Giant Odyssey 100km
- Giant Shorty 50km
- Giant Pioneer 15km
By popular vote (in the post event competitors' survey) the format of the 2016 Giant Odyssey will be the same as 2015 and earlier years with 100km, 50km and 15km events starting and finishing in Forrest. Thanks for your feedback!
ENTRIES: Not open yet! Stay tuned for details.
WHAT IS A GIANT ODYSSEY?
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.
PART OF THE MAVERICK MARATHON SERIES
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