Thank you to all competitors for helping make the 2013 Marysville 2 Melbourne Multisport Challenge a successful day! We hope you enjoyed your journey! Congratulations to all finishers (and their support crews!)
Check out these fantastic Video Highlights with thanks to The Tribe!
2013 FULL RESULTS - CLICK HERE
Are you ready for a multisport journey like no other? Ready for a multisport mission that takes you from the wilds of Victoria's regional mountain heartland, and races its way into the vibrant heart of Melbourne's metropolis to finish 155km later on the banks of the Yarra River?
Welcome to the Marysville to Melbourne Multisport Challenge, combining trail running, road cycling and flat water paddling into one epic event that will challenge amateurs and experts in equal measure from start to finish.
Start in the main street of Marysville with the following:
- 19km run
- 50km Black Spur road ride
- 41km St Andrews road ride
- 14km Yarra trail run
- 15km Fitness Paddlers Australia River Paddle
- 16km Yarras Edge River Paddle
…through to the finish at Yarra's Edge at Docklands
The course is open to all levels of athletic ability and may be completed as an individual doing all legs or as a relay team of 2, 3, 4, 5 or 6 people.
Tackle this lung-busting one day event and you will run through the beautiful Yarra Ranges with its towering tree ferns, cycle through Kinglake and surrounding towns on spectacular roads providing awe inspiring views to the city and then paddle on the serene Yarra River right into Docklands, finishing against a stunning city skyrise backdrop. This is a race that provides physical challenge and personal reward as a classic crusade for teams and individuals. We welcome you to take up the challenge.
The 2011 and 2012 M2M received high acclaim from all participants so make sure you are part of this preeminent event in 2013.
EVENT PROGRAM 2013 - important race day information...
The 2013 Marysville to Melbourne EVENT PROGRAM containing all the logistical details such as schedule, course maps, race start arrangements plus additional info can be downloaded from HERE and we encourage all riders to read it (twice!) prior to the event. (Either left click the link to download or right click and ‘save link as’ to your desktop. 15meg)
If you are new to this type of thing or want some expert advice about how best get involved click here.
Or get acquainted with some of the terrain you'll travel through (and get some race tips) by watching the first in a series of three 'Insider' course preview videos. This one's about the trail run: