(Posted - 03 Jul 2012)Adventure orgasm: there’s no other way to describe what’s on offer when it comes to some of the newer multisport events hitting the calendar later this year across Australia.
Rapid Ascent’s own Anaconda Adventure Race National Series kicks off in Noosa, Qld, August 11-12, and the Mainpeak Multisport in Perth 9 September). Both events are but infants, the former being the first hit-out of the much loved Anaconda Adventure Race format but in an all new location and featuring the debut of the Anaconda 'Mini' to whet beginners' adventure appetites; the latter being only the second outing of the unique trail run, road ride, river paddle combination endurance event over West.
Yet another exciting event takes place in New South Wales: Mountain Sports’ Nepean Odyssey, which explores the Blue Mountain National Park by means of mountain bike, kayak and trail run on 22 July.
The event covers 80 kms, starting and finishing at the Euroka Clearing and takes in some of the best landscapes the lower Blue Mountains has to offer.
The event is just an hour from inner Sydney and has some fantastic camping spots for competitors.
The Nepean Odyssey incorporates the following:
The Odyssey Solo Event
Take on the race as a solo entrant. 41km Mountain Bike, 18km Flat Water Paddle and 19km Trail Run. With the event starting and finishing in Euroka Campground Solo participants are required to be self sufficient.
The Odyssey Teams Event
Teams of 2 or 3 people may enter the event. There are categories for Male, Female and Mixed teams. Teams of 2 may race either as a relay or side by side. Teams of 3 race in a relay style only.
Sunday, 22nd July 2012 – Starts 7.30am
The start and finish is at the Euroka Campground in the Blue Mountains National Park. Entry is through Glenbrook.
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