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AAA 25KM

The Australian Alpine Ascent Ultra trail runs feature two distances, the full 50km and the half 25km which will feature a combination of road and trail tracks. You’ll cross through locations like Charlotte Pass and Lake Albina, and Summit Mount Kosciuszko. It’s brutal, but it’s beautiful and the courses have been designed to showcase the very best of the Snowy Mountains along the way.

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The start in Charlotte Pass Village means that you hit your first substantial hill in the first couple of hundred meters. Once you have blown out the cobwebs with that nasty bit of geography,, there is some gentle uphill until you reach the end of the road at Charlotte Pass. It is then onto the Main Range Track where there is a steep downhill to the Snowy River. A rock hop is required to get across the Snowy River at this point. This is followed by a steep uphill which takes you past the turnoff to Blue Lake, and many more undulations as you traverse the ridge line before passing the beautiful Lake Albina on your right. After Lake Albina, there is a steady climb up to the junction with the Summit Track. You turn right to head up the Summit track to the top of Kosciuszko. At this point when the event marshal tells you 'it's all downhill from here!', they aren't actually lying! Give yourself some time to take in the 360 degree views on the rooftop of Australia before starting your big descent. You pass a water only aid station at Rawson Pass on your way back down the mountain. Continue down this track, past Seaman's Hut, to cross the Snowy River again at a different point than before. There is a small gentle uphill, before more downhill, all the way into the finish line in Charlotte Pass Village.

Entry Fees

** PLEASE NOTE – THESE PRICING PERIODS ARE ONLY APPLICABLE IF NOT ALREADY SOLD OUT

25km

EntryEarly BirdFirst ReleaseSecond ReleaseLate^On The Day^
ClosesCloses 5pm, 16 October 2020Closes 5pm, 11 December 2020Closes 5pm, 20 January 2021Closes 12pm, 5th February 2021
Adult$105.00$115.00$125.00$129.00$140.00
Event MerchandiseIncludedIncludedIncludedNANA

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Schedule

Event Information

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Pre-Event Information
  • The 50km & 25km competitor categories
    • 18-24, 25-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (Male & Female)
    • age on day of event
  • Request for withdrawal must be sent via email to our Athlete Services
  • Refer to the Refund & Transfer Policy details
Mandatory Gear

As the Mount Kosciuszko National Park is an isolated area, it is important that competitors are equipped with basic equipment to help in case of an emergency.

The decision will be made regarding the bad weather gear on Friday afternoon at 5pm, and it will be posted on social media as well as posted up around the event site.

 

Download Detailed Mandatory Gear List & FAQs

 

On Event Day
  • Race briefing will be 15 min prior to start at Charlotte Pass Village (25km start line)
  • All parking for the event will be at Perisher Village (in the ski tube car park), and shuttle buses will be provided to get people to the start at Charlotte Pass Village. Details of your shuttle time will be emailed to you in the week prior to the event. All supporters are able to access this shuttle service as well. 
  • Race briefing will be 15 min prior to start at Charlotte Pass Village (50k start line)
  • Shuttle bus provided from finish line at Charlotte Village to car park at Perisher Ski Tube after race every hour.
Presentation & Prizes
  • Age group podium prizes for 50km & 25km only (1st, 2nd & 3rd)
Results
  • Can be accessed via the Results link at the top of the page.
  • Results will be uploaded as soon as possible after the completion of the event.

What you get

We try our best to give each participant the best possible sporting event experience.
Here is a list of the benefits that you will receive with your race entry.

  • FINISHERS MEDAL
  • PODIUM MEDALS
  • EVENT SOUVENIR
  • BEAUTIFUL RACE VENUE
  • SAFE AND PROFESSIONALLY MANAGED EVENT
  • AID STATIONS ON THE RUN COURSE
  • INCREDIBLE SUPPORT FROM LOCAL SPORT/CHARITY GROUPS – WHO RECEIVE A PORTION OF PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT
  • INSURANCE THROUGH ATHLETICS AUSTRALIA
  • BRAGGING RIGHTS & ANNUAL STORIES TO TELL
 

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