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Regarded as Australia’s leading Adventure Sports Event Management company, Rapid Ascent organises off-road, adventure and niche sports events across Australia ranging from mass participation adventure races (the world’s largest!) to boutique mountain bike festivals.

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6 hours ago
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If you want a holiday to really look forward to then how about joining our friends Geocentric for their Dragon Trail MTB stage race in Tassie next March... Looks like a ripper. ... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago
Rapid Ascent

It is with enthusiastic certainty that we advise the 2021 Surf Coast Century has been moved to Saturday 4th December.

The Victorian Government’s ‘Roadmap out of lockdown’ ruled out our October date but it has given us direction and certainty for the delivery of events in the future. Any delay is a frustrating one when you are training your heart out and we are incredibly sorry to change the date a second time, but we are confident this is the last change and we are really excited the event can proceed.

We will follow the Government’s guidelines and at this stage it appears highly likely that all competitors over 16yrs will need to be full vaccinated in order to compete. So please get vaccinated – further confirmation to come.

ENTRIES: All entries have been transferred to the new race date. All entrants will receive an e-mail outlining your entry options with reference to our online refund policy.

We sympathise with all competitors and the frustration date changes cause and we direct you towards the uplifting resources in the CARE PACKAGE we circulated on 30th August to help guide you to race day.

Thank you for your understanding and support. Stay strong, stay active.
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It is with enthusiastic certainty that we advise the 2021 Surf Coast Century has been moved to Saturday 4th December.

The Victorian Government’s ‘Roadmap out of lockdown’ ruled out our October date but it has given us direction and certainty for the delivery of events in the future. Any delay is a frustrating one when you are training your heart out and we are incredibly sorry to change the date a second time, but we are confident this is the last change and we are really excited the event can proceed.

We will follow the Government’s guidelines and at this stage it appears highly likely that all competitors over 16yrs will need to be full vaccinated in order to compete. So please get vaccinated – further confirmation to come.

ENTRIES: All entries have been transferred to the new race date. All entrants will receive an e-mail outlining your entry options with reference to our online refund policy.

We sympathise with all competitors and the frustration date changes cause and we direct you towards the uplifting resources in the CARE PACKAGE we circulated on 30th August to help guide you to race day. 

Thank you for your understanding and support. Stay strong, stay active.
5 days ago
Rapid Ascent

A great responce to our Otway Odyssey and Great Otway Gravel Grind when entries openned yesterday. THANK YOU! It seems there is plenty of enthusiasm for the new courses - especially the 100km (despite the pain it will inflict).

A few stats for you:
- 165 entries in the 20hrs since openning
- 21% female entrants
- 31% new riders who have not raced the Odyssey / GOGG events before
- 100km MTB the most popular race, then the 50km then the 97km GOGG
- 100% enthusiasm for lockdown to end so we can return to racing again.

Tag a friend you want to race with and add your names to the list.

www.OtwayOdyssey.com.au
www.TheGOGG.com.au
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A great responce to our Otway Odyssey and Great Otway Gravel Grind when entries openned yesterday. THANK YOU! It seems there is plenty of enthusiasm for the new courses - especially the 100km (despite the pain it will inflict).

A few stats for you:
 - 165 entries in the 20hrs since openning 
 - 21% female entrants
 - 31% new riders who have not raced the Odyssey / GOGG events before
 - 100km MTB the most popular race, then the 50km then the 97km GOGG
 - 100% enthusiasm for lockdown to end so we can return to racing again.

Tag a friend you want to race with and add your names to the list.

www.OtwayOdyssey.com.au 
www.TheGOGG.com.au

Comment on Facebook

Excited to be on board! Up for the 97 k GG in 2022! Was a great event in 2021!

Signed up for GOGG let’s hope COVID 19 is sorted by then! Looking forward to it!

#JasonCuy and #WayneGreer get on board lads!

Natalie Newbery Cock

Chris Kennedy

Yianni Doumas Nikolas Doumas Nicholas Milton

Lisa Fitzpatrick BowringBrenda Skene

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6 days ago
Rapid Ascent

Ride a magical line through the Otway Ranges on quiet, traffic free gravel roads. 𝗪𝗲𝗹𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝘁𝗼 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗚𝗿𝗲𝗮𝘁 𝗢𝘁𝘄𝗮𝘆 𝗚𝗿𝗮𝘃𝗲𝗹 𝗚𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗱, ENTRIES NOW OPEN.

Escape the asphalt and enjoy a majestic ride through the towering timber forests and massive tree ferns of the Otways in a coordinated event environment.

> 𝟵𝟳𝗸𝗺 𝗕𝗶𝗴 𝗥𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗲: Cross the Otways to the Great Ocean Road and back
> 𝟰𝟵𝗸𝗺 𝗟𝗶𝘁𝘁𝗹𝗲 𝗥𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗲: A beautiful journey achievable by all riders

Held in conjunction with the Otway Odyssey MTB Marathon races with 100km / 50km / 30km & 10km races on flowing single track

ENTER TODAY - The first 50 entries receive a 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗧-𝗦𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗧! (100km/50km MTB and 97km/49km GOGG riders only)

GOGG race day: 27 February, 2022. Forrest. VIC.

www.Thegogg.com.au
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6 days ago
Rapid Ascent

Entries are now open to Australia’s most respected MTB events – the Otway Odyssey at Forrest, VIC.

Conquer the climbs of the Otways… blitz the high-speed descents… and fly along the flowing single track at Forrest… The Odyssey provides the rewarding journey for man / woman + bike we’re all yearning for.

> 𝟭𝟬𝟬𝗸𝗺 𝗢𝗱𝘆𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘆: the pinnacle MTB event with a new course starting and finishing at Forrest
> 𝟱𝟬𝗸𝗺 𝗦𝗵𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘆: a new course racing a best-of-the-best circuit of Forrest’s favourite trails
> 𝟯𝟬𝗸𝗺 𝗥𝗼𝗼𝗸𝗶𝗲: now on Sunday and ideal for intermediate riders wanting their own fun
> 𝟭𝟬𝗸𝗺 𝗣𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗲𝗲𝗿: a fun event for kids of all ages
> 𝗚𝗥𝗢𝗠𝗦 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁:: to develop a love of bikes in our youngest riders

Held in conjunction with the Great Otway Gravel Grind with 97km and 49km gravel rides through the majestic Otway Ranges.

ENTER TODAY - The first 50 entries receive a 𝗙𝗥𝗘𝗘 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗡𝗧 𝗧-𝗦𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗧! (100km/50km MTB and 97km/49km GOGG riders only)

Race day: 26-27 February, 2022. Forrest. VIC.

www.OtwayOdyssey
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Comment on Facebook

Awesome effort everyone - over 50 entries in the first 30 minutes of entries openning. 2022 is going to be huge (again)

David Raftery

Logan Cuthell surely

Leigh Egan

Michael Collins the 100km?

Brian JohnWilliam BarretoDiego ParraOscar Atuesta

So excited 😀

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