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Australian Alpine Ascent Trail Run (AAA)

Sat 23rd Mar 2019
Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales, AU

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Tickets AUD $55–AUD $180

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What you need to know

The Australian Alpine Ascent (AAA) Festival is specifically designed to be the worlds most gruelling set of single day challenges held within daylight hours. The festival includes two trail runs 25km and 50km.

Youll cross through the scenic Kosciuszko National park, with a stunning start and finish at Charlotte Pass Village; its brutal, but its beautiful and the courses have been designed to showcase the very best of the Snowy Mountains along the way.

This Festival is quickly becoming the Southern Hemispheres benchmark event, testing speed, stamina and strength and is expected to draw a world-class group of endurance athletes set to take on new heights Down Under.

Distances in this event

  1. 50K

    Run 50km
    Sat 23rd Mar 2019
    AUD $180
    Tickets available
  2. 25K

    Run 25km
    Sat 23rd Mar 2019
    AUD $110
    Tickets available
  3. 12K

    Run 12km
    Sat 23rd Mar 2019
    AUD $55
    Tickets available
Course Maps
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Kit List

Mandatory Gear List (50K & 25K)

  • Minimum 1.5L of water
    There will be no cups on course to reduce waste and damage in such a fragile environment
  • Rain jacket
    Must be waterproof with sealed/taped seams.
  • Space blanket
  • Whistle
  • Emergency light
    Not phone light
  • Buff or beanie
  • Long sleeve thermal top
    Must be polypropylene or merino. Not a compression top.
  • Gloves
  • Waterproof overpants
  • Compression bandage
    Heavyweight crepe bandage, not loose crepe.
  • Emergency snack
    Muesli bar or chocolate bar or similar. for emergency only, above and beyond your race nutrition
  • Sunscreen

Emergency snack These items are all mandatory, and for your own safety. There will be bag checks to ensure those mandatory items are present.

Mandatory Gear List 12K

  • Minimum 1.0L of water
    There will be no cups on course to reduce waste and damage in such a fragile environment
  • Space blanket
  • Whistle
  • Compression bandage
    Heavyweight crepe bandage, not loose crepe.
  • Emergency snack 
    Muesli bar or chocolate bar or similar. for emergency only, above and beyond your race nutrition
  • Weather Dependent (Call Will Be Made On The Day Of The Event)
  • Rain Jacket with sealed seams
  • Beanie or Buff
  • These items are all mandatory and for your own safety. There will be bag checks to ensure those mandatory items are present.
  • This mandatory gear list is a requirement for the 12km athletes due to the highly unpredictable alpine environment.
FAQs
  • Age group podium prizes for 50km, 25km & 12km only (1st, 2nd & 3rd)
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