13th October 2018 Mackay – 3 events – 3 locations


1st December 2018 Demolish – Clarence Valley, NSW



Running in the Heat – Hydration and Nutrition basics

What to eat and drink when humidity is all around     This information is paraphrased from an article written by Rin Cobb, a Sports Dietitian specialising in endurance nutrition and published on the UK-based RunUltra website. Rin provides...
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Lose weight while running long

Weight loss is often a motivation for commencing exercise, or for increasing exercise levels to tune up for a big race or sporting event. Whatever the reason, fad diets are unlikely to be conducive to weight loss while retaining training...
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Adventurethon Clarence Valley Road to World Championships

The Adventurethon team, has been bursting at the seams to announce we’re continuing our partnership with Kathmandu Coast to Coast for 18/19. The Male and Female WINNER of the Clarence Valley Adventurethon (NSW) Ultimate Demolish, Ultra Distance (Ride, run and Paddle...
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The Spiral – New MTB/CX Feature in Mackay -October 13th

The Mackay MAD MTB XC Race This October 13th as part of the New 3 stage Adventurethon offering will feature a Cyclocross style Feature  “the Spiral” The Spiral will feature in between laps of the 7km Purpose built Cross...
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Forest Flying At Finch Hatton Gorge Adventure Run weekend (special rates)

‘The Ultimate Rainforest Experience – October 14th NO UP FRONT COSTS!! $50 payment on day for those who pre-0rder. This is a special price! those who don’t pre-book will miss out! Extra fun added to Adventurethon Mackay Demolish Weekend,...
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TOP RUN TIPS Finch Hatton Gorge Adventure Run- Mackay Coaches / Athletes

We will be compiling a number of tips in this article relating directly to the Finch Hatton Gorge Adventure Run in Mackay October 14th Each of the contributors are well-known coaches/ Athletes in the Mackay region.   Meet Martin...
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Sponsor Spotlight – Michael Pannach – Connolly Suthers Lawyers

We love our Sponsors and know that without them our events wouldn’t be as easy to run! The crew at Connolly Suthers Lawyers are right behind you every step of the way (see what we did there haha). As...
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Murchison Dash – A paddle adventure down the Murchison river

Murchison Dash – A paddle adventure down the Murchison river starting with a narrow section of river and opening out to a wider section as you approach the coastline.Plenty of nice rock formations and wildlife to look at along...
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Exciting option for trail runners in Kalbarri- 2 runs over 2 days in 2 locations with an abseil

Off Road runners are Frothing at the prospect of being able to take part in 2 Unique and contrasting runs in the Kalbarri region in W.A this 2nd and 3rd of June 2018 for a bundle price of $99...
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Adventurethon Demolish Anglesea Wrap Up 2018

We want to thank everyone for coming to compete, support and Volunteer over the weekend of Adventurethon Demolish in Anglesea! It was so rewarding for us watching the brilliant time you were all having out on course after our...
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60 Seconds with Cassandra Bright

At 185kg, barely able to walk, severely depressed and suicidal, Cassandra Bright was anything but an athlete. But somewhere in her last ditch at hope for a better life, she had gastric bypass surgery and her new life began....
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60 Seconds with Sarah Hammond

Olympic athlete, Premiership winning AFL player and Adventurethon athlete…these are just some of the activities that Sarah Hammond is known for.  Check out her story below… As event organizers we don’t always know people’s stories when they come to...
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60 Seconds with Fiona Sykes

When you think of Army you generally think super fit people. So it was no surprise to see Captain Fiona Sykes register for the 11km distance in the Great Ocean Trail run in Anglesea on April 14th, as part...
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60 seconds with Brendan O’Brien

Getting your joggers on and getting out the door for a run is a very enjoyable past time for so many people. When you are out on the trails you don’t necessarily know why the people you run by...
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Does being a mum stop you racing? With Peri Gray

Oftentimes sport is seen as a male dominated activity, with women relegated to more “nurturing duties”. And how many times have you heard, “Oh you’re pregnant, you need to stop “riding/running/etc”? And while it still seems to be common...
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Why Adventurethon Demolish is for YOU!

As you will no doubt have seen recently, we have launched the Adventurethon Demolish format around Australia. We are very excited about the NEW format and know you will be too. We have received a heap of great feedback...
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Hiking with kids – Mt Bartle Frere

Making the decision to hike Mt Bartle Frere as a family was not a difficult decision for us. After Joel hike (or ran) Mt Bartle Frere with Ben Southall, Luke Edwards and Patrick Kinsella as part of the Aussie...
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Adventurethon partners with Kathmandu Coast to Coast

Kathmandu Coast to Coast set to be swarmed with Aussie team contenders

With the finish of Adventurethon Demolish in Clarence Valley, winners have been announced and are ready to join the Aussie Team heading to Kathmandu Coast to Coast. James Pretto and Kim Beckinsale (first male and female finishers in the...
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Clarence Valley turns out a spectacular weekend

We want to thank everyone for coming to compete, support and Volunteer over the weekend of Adventurethon Demolish in Clarence Valley! It was so rewarding for us watching the brilliant time you were all having after our months of...
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Finding Mojo at Adventurethon

We chatted with Jo from Mojo Adventure about life, the universe and everything just because we could. With a cheeky grin, Jo seems to jump at everything life throws at her. The more adventure, the more fun it is!...
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Spectator Information – How will I see?

The Best Look Out Spots (for spectators) Use of Drones If you have a drone and would like to fly it on the weekend we ask you to simply let us know before hand (SMS JOEL on 0447 496 489)...
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Grafton Local – In the Spotlight

Sometimes you don’t realize how awesome people are until you stop and listen to them for a while. You know the kind of people who are always there making sure stuff gets done. Grafton local Gavin Rayward is one...
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Adventurethon Townsville DATES & NEW FORMAT

If you missed the LIVE UPDATE on Facebook, you may have missed the news that Adventurethon Townsville dates for 2018 have been announced. It will be on July 14 & 15 in 2018 and we are looking forward to...
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“8 Minutes of Great” – with Steve and Leila Muir

You just never know about the awesome stories that follow people until you spend a bit of time getting to know them. Today’s “8 Minutes of Great” brings to you Steve and Leila Muir. A very awesome couple with...
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NEW DATE for 2018 Adventurethon Anglesea (Vic) & New National Series points Launch

A New Date has been selected to house the Adventurethon Anglesea  (Great Ocean Road Vic) event and plans are underway to make it the best yet! After a longer than expected cold winter/spring season in Victoria in 2016 calls...
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Whitewater Course in Nth Qld

Get ready for WHITEWATER PADDLING Saturday October 14th OR Sunday October 15th . Adventurethon has arranged an experienced instructor for Coast to Coast Whitewater paddling certification! Make the most of the water flow for the lower section of the Tully...
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Why Clarence Valley? And WHERE is it?

Adventurethon is headed to Clarence Valley this November 25 & 26 to unleash the very first DEMOLISH format of the multisport event. This will see the usual PADDLE, MOUNTAIN BIKE & RUN split into 3 stand alone events over...
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Why would you race as a PEAR?

Ok…so you wouldn’t be a PEAR…but we DO have a PAIRS option at Adventurethon Demolish this November 25 & 26 in the Clarence Valley region. Just a 3 hour drive from the Gold Coast, the Clarence Valley region will...
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This is not a baby race! But we are doing it for our baby!

Having a baby is a magical experience in anyone’s life. You just never know how much more love you can give until you meet that little, helpless bundle of wonder. And you rarely think about what will happen if...
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Adventurethon Demolish Clarence Valley partners with Kathmandu Coast to Coast New Zealand

Adventurethon is thrilled to announce the partnering of Adventurethon Demolish and Kathmandu Coast to Coast. With the winner of the Clarence Valley Adventurethon Ultimate Demolish Ultra Distance (Ride, run and Paddle long course) for both Men’s and Women’s Category...
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Adventurethon Townsville Race Wrap Up

As the south of the country suffered under the winter chills, Townsville was experiencing perfect, mild conditions weather wise and was definitely the place to be! After recent events around the country suffering some pretty intense, chilly conditions, the...
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Adventurethon Defences Trophy goes full circle

This July 1st, Adventurethon Townsville held its annual Multisport event at Pallarenda where the toughest of competitors from around the country slog it out to see who is the fastest and toughest on course and be named Adventurethon Champion. We’ve had...
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North Queensland Schools Challenge Winner announced

The North Queensland Schools Challenge has wrapped up with a very close contest among the top 3 schools. Magnetic Island State School came away with the win (with Ryan Catholic College in 2nd and the Cathedral School in 3rd)....
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Mackay’s Tri-ActiV8 crew head north to find Adventure

Getting up at 5am to mountain bike, run or kayak when the sun is still not up, you’re a little cold and sleepy and in that moment not sure why you’re even awake that early can be hard…until you...
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Women’s field looking exciting for Ultra Adventurethon – Townsville 2017

The girls are at it again! Multisport events in the past have typically been highly represented by male competitors. But we at Adventurethon HQ work hard to make sure the women are just as represented as the men. (The...
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The Orc & Hobbit….An Unexpected journey…

An Orc and a Hobbit are an unlikely friendship ordinarily…but in this instance, it seems that this friendship has begun an unexpected journey… That is we will see them tackle their first BNG Sports Ultra Adventurethon. This event includes...
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Competitor Profile: Big Tony Tackles the Taste

One of the things we love most about Adventurethon is the inclusiveness for all people, no matter their size, fitness, etc. There are options for top end athletes right through to beginner and children. Whether you cross that line...
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Record number of Students step up for North Queensland Schools Challenge

Record number of Students step up for North Queensland Schools Challenge More than 19 schools have already registered, with lots of excited kids ready to take on the challenge this July 2nd at Pallarenda, Townsville. “We are so excited...
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Adventurethon Kalbarri 2017 Race Report

Adventurethon Kalbarri 2017 kicked off with some great weather. Milder temperatures than those predicted  meant that competitors avoided the winter chill, and instead were treated to stunning conditions. Ultra & Duathlon competitors headed out on a 21.9km run, with...
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Murchison Paddle set to be a stunner

Get ready to “get your paddle on” THIS SUNDAY 4th June in the Murchison Dash at Kalbarri, Western Australia.  A 16.5km river paddle from Murchison House Station to Sally’s Tree on the Murchison River Foreshore, Kalbarri. The conditions in Kalbarri at...
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Luke Dooley – Athlete Profile

Luke Dooley – Athlete Profile We thought we would catch up with an inspirational young chap from a small W.A town (of less than 2000 people), who flew under the radar and took out a major title last year…...
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Who’s the TOUGHEST out of the Defence and Emergency Services?

Who do you know? We all know the defence personnel and emergency services guys are tough. Every day they deal with things that most of the rest of us are thankful we don’t have to. So we love seeing...
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Adventurethon Magnetic Island 2017 Race Wrap Up

After a week of wild rainy weather and then cyclone Debbie prep the lead up to Adventurethon Magnetic Island was one we watched with keen interest. As locally we breathed a sigh of relief when she headed further south,...
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This is not a “baby-ultra” this is a battle in its own right!!!

Have you ever heard someone say “I’m doing…Not the big one” or “the baby Ultra” or “the little one” when talking about entering the Enduro? We wanted to remind you that the VW Enduro is a battle in its...
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**First Time** Spectator Boat for Ultra Paddle

Do you ever wonder what the paddlers are up to while they are out on course? Especially those Ultra paddlers who leave at 7am and then sometime over the next hour or more start showing up? Who’s in the...
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Reef Biologist for a day- PROGRAM FULL IN 24hrs

Wow we didn’t expect that ! we had a chat to Adam Smith from Reef Ecologic today and he has told us that the 15 spots for session 1 and 15 for session 2 are all full. Although you...
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You can be a Part of a reef Revolution – Reef Biologist for a day

Reef Biologist for a day Would you like to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park at Magnetic Island and be part of a reef research and rehabilitation project?. Dr Adam Smith, a Director of Reef Ecologic is leading a research and stewardship...
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Race Report – Adventurethon Albany 2017

We want to thank everyone for coming down to compete, support and Volunteer over the weekend! What a terrific weekend we had, increased numbers and tremendous vibe from competitors and families. Firstly we would like to say how proud we...
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W.A Schools Challenge at Adventurethon Albany- Great Prizes thanks to Merida Bikes and Spirit Kayaks

Merida Bike & Spirit Kayaks have jumped on board for Prizes for the winning School at Adventurethon Albany. As children’s lives are filled with more technology, and in general we are surrounded by more concrete, we are left with...
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Albany Advertiser joins the Adventure

We are excited to announce Albany Advertiser has joined the adventure, becoming a sponsor of the Beginners event – Albany Advertiser Taste of Adventurethon. This is a partnership we are extremely excited about, especially given how much the Albany...
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Victorian School Adventurethon Championships in Anglesea this December 4th

The Victorian Schools Adventurethon Championships will be held On Sunday December 4th in Anglesea on the Surf Coast region of Victoria along the Great Ocean Road. Anglesea is well known for its great beginner friendly options of paddling, biking...
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Adventurethon Anglesea Course Preview

Surfcoast Area As you approach Anglesea beachfront you will see great limestone cliffs either side of the river and a great little bay that avoids a lot of the prevailing weather/ swells. The Cliffs are a great frame for...
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Adventurethon Announces launch of SPRINT ADVENTURETHON

Adventurethon is excited to announce the inclusion of an Individual SPRINT DISTANCE ADVENTURETHON in all destinations, with the first one being Adventurethon Anglesea this December 3 & 4, in the Surfcoast region of Victoria. This is a perfect option...
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Winner of Anglesea Ultra Adventurethon wins Free Coast to Coast Entry

This Year at  Adventurethon Anglesea the Overall Winners (both Male and Female) will win free Entry to the Coast to Coast  Multisport World championships event in New Zealand February 10th and 11th 2017. (with last Years Adventurethon Anglesea Champs...
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Early Entry for Anglesea Adventurethon finishes Tonight

Early Entry to the Adventurethon Anglesea event finish tonight at 9 pm Eastern standard time. The Anglesea event now it its second year is part of the National Adventurethon series of multisport races that take place in some scenic...
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Strava Clubs Adventurethon Athletes

Strava Club This shows a summary of The Adventurethon Clubs activities this week   This Shows the latest of the Adventurethon Clubs activites
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Bike & Kayak Hire Options for Adventurethon Anglesea

Competing in Adventurethon Anglesea has never been simpler with the ability to hire bikes and kayaks and pick them up at Race HQ on race day. If you are trying to work out the logistics of getting your kayak...
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Villawood Properties helping to bring the Adventure

      We are very excited to announce Villawood Properties has joined Adventurethon as a sponsor of the Villawood Properties Enduro Adventurethon in Anglesea, Victoria this year. As Australia’s leading property developers, it is exciting to introduce the...
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Race Report – Adventurethon Coffs Harbour 2016

Perfect weather conditions…this is definitely not something we were presented with for the 2016 Adventurethon Coffs Harbour event. The wind gusts were intense (with even some of the Adventurethon crew having their tent blown flat over the morning while...
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Whitewater Course

Coast to Coast Whitewater paddling certification ! Make the most of maximum river levels to heighten your experience on the river.  All the skills and mandatory certification to be able to transition from paddling on the flat or ocean...
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Iconic Avon Descent event a challenge Adventurethon-ers love

The Avon descent has been around for 43 years, with a mere 49 competitors in its first race. However, these days and over 35 000 competitors later, as far as down river races go, this would have to be...
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Free MTB Skills Clinic with MTBA Coach Jodie Willett

Coffs Harbour Adventurethon-ers, you are in for a treat! Grab your mountain bike and join us for a FREE MTB Skills Clinic with MTBA Coach Jodie Willett Friday 19th August.. Fresh from her 3rd Overall in the Singletrack 6...
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Adventurethon brings the DIRTZ to ATEC Expo

Experience a taste of the paddle, mountain bike and trail run format that has taken Australia by storm with the Adventurethon Team this July 23 & 24 at the ATEC Expo, Dome Stadium in Sydney. Adventurethon event Director Joel...
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Race Report – Adventurethon National Challenge 2016

Adventurethon Townsville National Challenge 2nd & 3rd July 2016 Adventurethon national Challenge 2016 weekend brought with it spectacular successes, bicycle stacks and new experiences with the competitors eager to tackle Pallarenda’s trails. This year brought something new to the...
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Top Field of Athletes converge in Townsville this weekend

A top field of athletes from around the country (& New Zealand) will converge on the Cape Pallarenda trails, in Townsville this weekend for the Adventurethon National Challenge with both the men’s and women’s field expecting a real show...
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What do you wear to do an Adventurethon?

If you’re a seasoned Adventurethoner you will have your gear sorted by now – but if this is your first event…or your first one was such a blur you can’t even remember what you wore, then this article is...
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Adventurous spirits never dampened at Adventurethon Kalbarri.

Kalbarri came to life as the Adventurethon course traversed the breathtaking terrain over the weekend. Starting with a 22km run along the Bigurda trail and the coastline into the town of Kalbarri . The first 8km of Bigurda trail...
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Why Compete in Adventurethon?

Why compete in Adventurethon? What is it that lures us towards this type of event…one which takes us from the comfort of our daily activity and puts us in the ‘hurt locker’ for hours? Surely there must be a...
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Volunteer Spotlight – Tracy Grosvenor

We all know that any great event can’t work without the support of great people. And on this National Volunteers Week we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge how much we appreciate each and every person who volunteers...
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Volunteer Spotlight – Darren & Tracey Thomas

We all know that any great event can’t work without the support of great people. And on this National Volunteers Week we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge how much we appreciate each and every person who volunteers...
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Volunteer Spotlight – Steve & Val Davies

We all know that any great event can’t work without the support of great people. And on this National Volunteers Week we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge how much we appreciate each and every person who volunteers...
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Volunteer Spotlight – Julie Underwood

We all know that any great event can’t work without the support of great people. And on this National Volunteers Week we wanted to take a moment to acknowledge how much we appreciate each and every person who volunteers...
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Adventurethon Magnetic Island 2016 Race Report

Adventurethon Magnetic Island would kick off the 21st Adventurethon event on March 19 & 20 and so we were thrilled when higher than expected numbers meant a sell-out event before regos closed. In the two weeks leading up to...
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Athlete/Sponsor Profile – Michael Pannach

When you think of Lawyers, you don’t typically think of fun and adventurous (or maybe that’s just me), so we were pleasantly surprised when the Connolly Suthers team joined Adventurethon as a Sponsor. To say they have embraced the...
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Athlete/Sponosr Profile – Alex O’Toole

When you think of Lawyers, you don’t typically think of fun and adventurous (or maybe that’s just me), so we were pleasantly surprised when the Connolly Suthers team joined Adventurethon as a Sponsor. To say they have embraced the...
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NEW Protected Paddle for Enduro Adventurethon

NEW Protected Paddle for Enduro Adventurethon   Get ready to blitz the paddle in your next Adventurethon with Adventurethon Magnetic Island on the 19th March changing the ENDURO paddle course to a NEW protected paddle. Competitors will now do...
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Team Australia heads to Coast to Coast in New Zealand this February

Team Australia will be heading to Coast to Coast race in New Zealand this February with a contingent of Aussie athletes proud to be representing their country. Karen Masson (from Coffs harbour NSW) & Jarad Kohlar (from Melbourne) both...
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Adventurethon organisers celebrate their 21st event with a spectacular 21st party on Magnetic Island this March 19 & 20.

Adventurethon organisers celebrate their 21st event with a spectacular 21st party on Magnetic Island this March 19 & 20. From humble beginnings in 2010, where Joel and Tamara Savage decided to run an outdoor multisport activity with the aim...
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DIY Cleat Position

Special Thanks to Daina Clark (Senior Podiatrist and Bootcamp Instructor) for this great step by step to DIY Cleat Position.There are lost of theories about how to set up your cleats but like most things to do with bike...
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2016 kicks off in style with Adventurethon Albany!

We want to thank everyone for coming down to compete, support and Volunteer over the weekend! What a terrific weekend we had, increased numbers and tremendous vibe from competitors and families. Firstly we would like to say how proud we...
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Skills Clinics Albany Timetable

Albany Expert skills clinics We are very excited to announce that in conjunction with The Department of Sport and Rec and the City of Albany, members of the public will be able to participate in free skills clinics this...
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Expert Skills Clinics Free for the public in Albany by top Athletes

We are very excited to announce that in conjunction with The Department of Sport and Rec and the City of Albany, members of the public will be able to participate in free skills clinics this January, learning skills from...
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Adventurethon Anglesea Race Report

Adventurethon Anglesea December 5 & 6, 2015 WHAT A GREAT WEEKEND! Thank you to everyone who was involved in the first Anglesea Adventurethon this weekend. Whether you competed, supported or volunteered over the weekend, each person played a part...
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Jarad Kohlar wins Adventurethon Anglesea

Adventurethon Anglesea kicked off it’s inaugural Victorian event Saturday December 5th with the Raidlight Ultra Adventurethon, AMO Dirty Duathlon and ANS Enduro Adventurethon. Cool, breezy conditions met the athletes as they arrived and put bikes in transition and kayaks...
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How to use your Adventurethon App The Adventurethon App allows friends and family to track you as you compete in Adventurethon. This is a quick guide on HOW TO use the App. The Adventurethon App is free to download...
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Athlete Profile – Bernadette Dornom

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Bernadette Dornom. Bernadette has competed in Adventurethon before and knows what she is ‘in for’. With a wealth of off road and racing experience to draw upon Bernadette looks set to make a cracking pace...
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Athlete Profile – Elizabeth Dornom

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Elizabeth Dornom. Elizabeth and her sister Bernadette have a wealth of off road and racing experience to draw upon and are in great form. Elizabeth has registered to take on the Ultra Adventurethon at...
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Athlete Profile – Darren Thomas

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Darren Thomas. After competing in several  Ultra Adventurethon events in Townsville, Queensland, Darren has registered to take on the Ultra Adventurethon at Anglesea. With a smile for everyone and some stubborn determination, we know he will...
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Athlete profile – Stewart Bennett

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Stewart Bennett. Stewart has registered to take on the Ultra Adventurethon at Anglesea in December. We love seeing the different stories of people and where there strengths lie etc and seeing it all transpire on event...
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Athlete Profile – Emma Morris

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Emma Morris. Emma has registered to take on the Ultra Adventurethon at Anglesea in December. We spoke to her to find out a little more about what makes her tick. Have you competed in Adventurethon before...
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Adventurethon Magnetic Island hits TV

Check out parts 1 – 4 (below) of the Adventurethon Magnetic Island Documentary that was shown on TV Sat 7th Nov and Thurs 12th November at 5:30 pm on 74me as wel as multiple times on Sky TV In...
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Adventurethon athletes set to blast at Augusta Adventure Fest

We are very excited to see the stacked field lining up for the Augusta Adventure Fest on the west coast of Australia this weekend. With many of our Athletes from WA lining up to give it a go year...
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Victorian Schools Challenge

Is your school the most adventurous in Victoria? The Victorian Schools Adventurethon Championships will be held On Sunday December 6th in Anglesea on the Surf Coast region of Victoria along the Great Ocean Road. Anglesea is well known for...
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Adventurethon Coffs Harbour Race Report & Results

WHAT A GREAT WEEKEND! What a great weekend we had at Adventurethon Coffs harbour Race Report OCOTOBER 10 & 11 marked the date for Coffs Harbour. The blustery and drizzly conditions experienced earlier in the week dissipated just in...
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Guy Andrews wins Adventurethon Coffs harbour 2015

Wow, what a day. Adventurethon Coffs harbour 2015 kicked off with Raidlight Ultra Adventurethon, Stellar kayaks Enduros heading out on their respective paddles and Aon Dirty Duathlon heading out on their first run, all athletes thankful that the blustery,...
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Top Women’s field set to blitz Adventurethon Coffs harbour

2015’s Adventurethon Coffs Harbour has a terrific field of Ultra Adventurethon girls, with women registered and travelling from other states to join in. Women are not only stepping up, but showing how it’s done, achieving some very impressive times...
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National ‘Come and try’ the Adventurethon App TRACKER long weekend!

National Come and try the Adventurethon App long weekend! October 3rd to 5th long weekend Be part of a new revolution in Endurance Sports. This October 3rd 4th and 5th long weekend experience the excitement of the Adventurethon App from...
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Exciting Challenge at Adventurethon Coffs Harbour

An exciting challenge looks set to take place among the elite competitors at Adventurethon Coffs Harbour this October with athletes coming from all over Australia to challenge the top spot. Guy Andrews, having just returned from a successful trip...
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Step by Step Guide to Adventurethon Coffs Harbour

If you REALLY want to try Adventurethon Coffs Harbour but are unsure which race to choose, between Ultra and Taste and what do they all entail, then head HERE. It is all about how to choose the event that...
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Adventurethon App creates a live tracker device out of your smart phone

Participants at the upcoming Coffs Harbour Adventurethon this October 10 and 11  will be part of a new revolution in Endurance Sports.   “The new Adventurethon App made by Cloud Three allows friends and family to track an athlete over...
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Four Common Nutrition Mistakes made by Endurance Athletes

I’ve had the privilege of working as a Nutrition Consultant and Accredited Sports Dietitian for some years. During this time I’ve seen countless athletes who have struggled in their chosen sport, due largely to making a number of basic...
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The Benefits of a Personalised Nutrition Program

Have you ever suffered from any of the following during training or racing? gastrointestinal distress (diarrhoea, bloating, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting) muscle cramps dehydration or over-hydration fatigue / “hitting the wall” poor sporting performance increased susceptibility to infection inadequate...
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Race report – Adventurethon National Challenge 2015

Adventurethon Townsville National Challenge July 4th & 5th, 2015 Adventurethon National Challenge this year again topped expectations with well towards 500 registrations across the weekend. This year reached several new milestones for Adventurethon having almost 90 juniors compete along...
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Athlete Profile – James Pretto

Today’s Athlete’s profile is James Pretto. James is travelling to Townsville (from Melbourne) for his first Adventurethon, he is ready for a great weekend. He is a man of few words, but big heart. We look forward to seeing...
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Lower back pain in the Adventurethoner

Thanks again to Daina Clark (Senior Podiatrist and Bootcamp Instructor) for this article on lower back pain. Do you suffer lower back pain when Adventurethon’ing on the mountain bike? Well you are not alone. A Norwegian study in 2010...
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Last Chance Adventurethon Kayak Fitting training and Questions this Sunday

North Queenslanders will have the chance to pick the brains of  Multiple Adventurethon Winner Sam Stedman this Sunday 28th June at 3pm Pallarenda Beach… FOR FREE!!! Those people new to the sport can get fitted into a kayak and...
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Athlete Profile – Jo Koy

Athlete Profile – Jo Koy. Next instalment of Athlete Profiles is on Jo Koy. A local Townsvillian, Jo is almost always found on a track, trail, or ski anywhere around the north, proving that women can achieve anything if they just make...
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Women making a mark in Adventurethon

Since the beginning, Adventurethon has included women in the races. Adventurethon has always been about providing family friendly and inclusive challenges, with something for every fitness level and ability. But as a sport that was predominantly enjoyed by men,...
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Athlete Profile – Troy Ogilvie

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Troy Ogilvie. Troy has done both Magnetic Island and Townsville (National Challenge) Adventurethons before and is heading back to Townsville to participate in July 4th’s Adventurethon National Challenge. A very active guy, it was...
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This is a great article on BREATHING written by Bill Johnson. Breathing Bill Johnson 13 April 2007 All elite athletes know that imposing any exercise program on a dysfunctional body only worsens dysfunction. You first have to analyze each...
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Why Do We Suffer?

This is an excellent article on the ins and outs of why we suffer. Written By Christie Aschwanden from Runners World, it’s definitely worth the read. Why Do We Suffer? Running can hurt. This is one runner’s quest to understand...
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Choosing the Right Hydration Packs for your Endurance sports

It’s a commonly known fact that hydration plays an integral part in your performance in any activities that you do, especially endurance activities. A reduction in hydration will negatively affect your performance and can also increase risk factors for...
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Athlete Profile – Adam Smith

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Adam Smith. Adam most recently had a win at the Magnetic Island Adventurethon in the BNG Sports Ultra (Masters 40+ category) beating men much younger than himself. We spoke to him to find out...
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Nutrition Matters

Nutrition Matters Athletes often spend a small fortune on sporting equipment & devote countless hours to rigorous training sessions, but tend to be unaware that getting their nutrition right is equally important. This is especially true with regard to...
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Battle the Barge 2013

Your FASTEST leg could WIN you $250

Are you a gun paddler, do you know a wicked Mountain biker, or a whiz runner on the trails? Adventurethon is looking for the fastest athlete in each of those categories during the National Challenge at Pallarenda this July...
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Athlete Profile – Joel Harrigan

Today’s Athlete profile is on Joel Harrigan. Joel is instrumental in a lot of the design of the bike sections at Adventurethon Coffs harbour. He loves to be outdoors and almost every time we see him, he is on...
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Athlete Profile – Dave Whitney

Athlete profile – With a mischievous chuckle and cheeky banter, today’s athlete, Dave Whitney,  is ready for anything life throws at him. With a clear love of mountain biking, it’s no surprise that he enjoys Adventurethon. Which Adventurethon/s have...
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Nutrition Secrets to Optimal Performance

Nutrition Secrets to Optimal Performance Nutrition is a key factor when it comes to optimal performance and Vitargo is a product that every Adventurethoner should be aware of. We will save the scientific evidence for the go brainers till last, but...
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Do Adventurethon & Multisport endurance athletes need protein in their diet?

Do Adventurethon & Multisport Endurance athletes need protein in their diets?? Many people know that a carbohydrate is a fast, accessible fuel for an endurance athlete, so this is generally what they will be calling upon during their exercise....
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Why do we suffer?

This is a great article from Christie Aschwanden of Runners World. Why_do_we_suffer
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10 Tips to Endurance training with a Busy life and young family

10 tips Thanks to Tyson Burns (written by Joel Savage) I recently caught up with an old training buddy Tyson who as continued on with some long course triathlon over the last few years and is getting into Adventurethon...
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Athlete Profile – Derek Hatch

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Derek Hatch. You will likely have seen Derek around if you have done any of the Townsville or Magnetic Island Adventurethons as he has done 8 of them. We spoke to him to find out...
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Adventurethon Coffs Harbour athletes head to Forster Adventure Race

We are thrilled to see some of the Adventurethon Coffs Harbour contingent packing up their skis and mountain bikes to head to Forster Adventure Race this weekend (9th May) for a great weekend of adventurous activity. Blowing out the cobwebs...
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Athlete Profile – Karen Masson

Today’s Athlete Profile is on Karen Masson. Karen is a Coffs harbour local who has competed in the Coffs Harbour Adventurethon and in 2015 will head to Townsville for Adventurethon national Challenge. Which Adventurethon/s have you competed in? Coffs...
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How do I know which event to choose?

Adventurethon is dedicated to delivering the best possible experience for each participant at our events so we suggest you choose the event that suits you best to make sure you see it the way we see it and not just look at...
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Coffs Harbour Adventurethon

Thanks to Barry McCulloch (oceanbazz – check out more of Barry’s work on vimeo) for this great look into Coffs Harbour Adventurethon. If you are looking to discover the best parts of Coffs Harbour, then Adventurethon is the way...
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Athlete Profiles – Patti Nahrung

Today’s athlete profile: Patti Nahrung. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow. Patti decided to start doing Adventurethon after watching her husband enjoying them and is admired by all who meet her. Have you always been active?...
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*NEW* Exclusive Adventurethon Tri Gear available now

We are excited to announce the addition of Adventurethon Tri Gear sold EXCLUSIVELY for competitors of Adventurethon. Now you can train and compete in the hottest looking gear available (but only if you have competed in Adventurethon at some...
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Internationals enjoy the heatfest at Adventurethon Magnetic Island

Departing New Zealand at a cool 17 degrees and arriving in Townsville with a sultry 32degrees, along with the kind of humidity that is like a slap in the face with a wet fish, saw the New Zealand contingent...
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Athlete Profile – Andrea Peebles

Athlete Profile: Andrea Peebles. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow. Today we stole a few minutes with Andrea Peebles. Andrea is a fit, healthy, fun loving Kiwi, currently living in Brisbane, who will bring an athletic...
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Athlete Profile – Jess Simson

Athlete profile: Jess Simson. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow. Another of New Zealand’s best to head to Australia is Jess Simson. Jess is the Female Champion of the Speight’s coast to coast  event (for the last 2...
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Athlete Profile – Luke Smythe

Today’s athlete profile: Luke Smythe. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow.Luke has been competing in Adventurethon since he was 15. We have loved watching him improving and being more competitive each year. You will always see...
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Athlete Profile – Sam Clark

Athlete profile: Sam Clark. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow. Bringing a taste of New Zealand to Australia is Sam Clark. Sam is a phenomenal athlete having just competed in Speight’s Coast to Coast, where he...
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Athlete Profile – Daina Clarke

Today’s athlete profile: Daina Clarke. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow. Daina is  a Maggie Island local who just loves being outdoors and pushing herself to awesome things. She motivates and inspires others to do the...
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Athlete Profile – Sam Stedman

Today’s athlete profile: Sam Stedman. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow. We spoke to local favourite Sam Stedman. Sam is a Multiple Adventurethon champion and 2014’s Magnetic Island and Townsville Adventurethon winner. You will usually find Sam...
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Athlete Profile – Jimmy Hilton

Today’s athlete profile: Jimmy Hilton. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow. Jimmy Hilton might not be as well known as some of our other competitors, but his results speak for them self. In 2014 Jimmy won...
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Athlete Profile – Guy Andrews

Time to share some of our Athlete’s stories. Today’s athlete profile: Guy Andrews. Keep an eye out – more athlete stories to follow. Who is Guy Andrews? Guy has an extensive history in Ironman and triathlon. And over the time has...
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Gibbo’s Adventure

“My love of adventure started small but has led me to take on a 13km paddle, 23km Mountain bike, 12km trail run (as part of the Mike Carney Toyota Enduro) which I am really excited about.” Sam Giblett or...
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Adventurethon App launch set to change the endurance experience forever

Participants at the Magnetic Island Adventurethon will be part of a new revolution in Endurance Sports. Joel Savage, Adventurethon Event Director, is very excited about the upcoming launch of the app says, “Typically for an Endurance event the participant...
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Kiwis Confirmed for Magnetic Island Adventurethon

Two of New Zealand’s best Multisport athletes (recently standing on the podium at the Speight’s Coast to Coast world championship race) are leading the charge to North Queensland this March 28th for one of the toughest 1 day multisport events on...
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Running on empty

Special Thanks to Coffs Coast Nutrition for this article (see details below to get in contact with them to help with your own nutrition). Inadequate nutrition is often overlooked as a cause of fatigue. In many cases some simple...
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12 Tips for Top Transitions

For the seasoned Adventurethon Competitor, you will likely know the basics included in this article but it never hurts to have a brush up reminder. Transitions in Adventurethon are often overlooked but are an area where you can cut...
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Speights C2C athletes set for Magnetic Island Adventurethon

Adventurethon Australia is very excited to be partnering with the Speights Coast to Coast Multisport Race in order to grow the international Adventure Sport community and create pathways for more athletes to travel between the Adventurethon and Speights Coast...
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Kalbarri Race Report & Wrap up

Kalbarri Adventurethon Done & Dusted! WHAT A GREAT WEEKEND! Thank you everyone who came down to compete, support and Volunteer over the weekend! What a terrific weekend we had, increased numbers and tremendous vibe  from competitors and families. Firstly we would...
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10 Tips for Surviving the Heat at Adventurethon

When the temperature goes up, we all notice a difference in our energy levels and our ability to compete. As your body sends blood to the skin (rather than to muscles) to assist with sweat production, you can lose...
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Adventurethon joins commemoration of Anzac Albany

Saturday November 1 marks the date when our brave Australian & New Zealand troops departed Albany for World War 1. This is the time for all Australians to share & remember this historical milestone & Adventurethon coordinator speaks of what an...
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Coffs Adventurethon 2014 – Race Report & Wrap Up

14/10/2014. Over 500 visitors, athletes and supporters gathered to compete or cheer on the adventurous over the weekend. With 2014 being the second year in the running, Adventurethon Event Coordinators are proud to say numbers dramatically increased since last...
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Adventurethon Albany – DONE & DUSTED

16/12/2013 Adventurethon Albany is now done and dusted leaving many Albany competitors with sore and sorry legs to start off a new week. Albany was a great success and organisers are too keen to start planning the next one!...
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Kalbarri Adventurethon – “Surviving the Hell of the West”

26/01/2014 Kalbarri is one of those towns you have probably never heard of, a real secret treasure surrounded by amazing feats of nature.To the south of the town lies an amazing coastal limestone cliff network, to the north is...
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Represent Australia

A Chance to Represent Australia in South African “Triple Challenge”

24/02/2014 Entrants at this years Magnetic Island Adventurethon, touted as one of the toughest one day Multisport event in Queensland Australia have the chance to not only Qualify for the over seas event but alos to have Free Entry...
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Magnetic Island Adventurethon – A Humid Challenge

03/04/2014 Race Report 2014 MARCH 29 & 30 marked the date for Magnetic Island, known to be the toughest Adventurethon yet. With heavy rains throughout the week just before the event, it seemed like the weather would not be...
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“Southern Winter Chills swing migration of athletes North to Townsville !”

Since the Adventurethon was first launched in North Queensland 5 years ago, Townsville has been seen as a Hub for adventure seekers. Townsville is now known as the Ocean paddling Capital of North Queensland. The Adventurethon in Townsville will...
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Adventurethon Coffs Harbour – October 10&11

Our next Adventurethon will be held at the magnificent Coffs Harbour in NSW this October 10 & 11. Coffs will be a physical challenge for the Ultra’s, Enduro’s & Duathlons offering a Mountain Bike track perfect for those who...
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Kohlar & Francis Dominate Adventurethon Townsville, Now Bound for New Zealand in 2015

Kohlar & Francis Dominate Adventurethon Townsville, Now Bound for New Zealand in 2015 Jarad Kohlar and partner Emma Francis were the first individual male and Female to Cross the finish line at the BNG Sports Ultra Adventurethon and in...
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New Course Layout for Adventurethon Coffs Harbour

New course layouts are now confirmed and maps have been released for Adventurethon Coffs Harbour 2014 – October 11 & 12. The team was joined by Triathlon & Multi-Sport Magazine & FirstOffTheBike.com journalists and Adventure enthusiasts to go over...
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