30KM TEAMS

TEAMS OF 4-6
ALL MEMBERS COMPLETE FULL DISTANCE
RUNNING + WALKING TEAMS ACCEPTED

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1 DAY CHALLENGE

30km teams will hit the course on Saturday, May 1, 2021

LOCATION

Bruthen to Bairnsdale, with stops at Bumberrah & Nicholson.

TIME

Teams will depart between 8:30am – 10am. Specific times will be allocated mid April.

TEAM SIZE

Your team must have at least 4 members. Our registration platform also has the option for 5 or 6 member teams, but feel free to increase further using individual registration option.

RUNNING TEAMS

Running teams are permitted as long as you let us know so that we can make arrangements to ensure that all road crossings have been opened in time.

SHUTTLE BUS

A local company will be running a shuttle bus from Bairnsdale to the start line. Tickets will need to be purchased online in March to secure a seat.

WALKING SPEED

30km teams will have 10 hours to complete the course, with a 30 minute time limit at each Wellness Stop.

SUPPORT CREW

Support crews are not part of the 30km challenge. Participants will carry their own supplies, with water refill stations along the course.

QUESTIONS

Feel free to DM us on social media or send an email at anytime. You may also find our FAQ page helpful too.

30km SECTION DETAILS

30km COURSE

The 30km teams will depart from the village township of Bruthen on their journey to Bairnsdale. They will be the leaders of the course, moving through the sections ahead of the 60km and 100km teams.

The 31km distance (yes, it’s a touch more than 30km!) is perfect for those who would like to participate outside of the speed restrictions of the other two distances – so those who would like to run the course, or those who would like to walk at a pace less than 4km/hr. Please just let our team know in advance.

There is also the opportunity to change the number of members on your team. Just contact team@greataussiehike.com.au and we’ll help you get organised.

30km COURSE WOULD SUIT:

  • people who are starting the training program from a low fitness level.
  • those who have a pre-existing injury or health condition that prohibits them from taking on a longer distance.
  • those who have a 1-2 month window of time to train and prepare.
  • those who are looking for a great experience with their team of family and friends.
  • people from the local area who usually travel to Melbourne to complete in a half or full marathon and would like to enjoy an event closer to home.
  • teams wanting to support the East Gippsland community.

30km TEAM OPTIONS

Due to the shorter distance, 30km teams do not have the same team options as 60km and 100km teams. All members of the 30km teams will walk the entire distance. There are also no support crew access points, as team will be able to carry whatever supplies they require.

RESERVE A SPOT FOR YOUR TEAM

Team numbers will be strictly limited to ensure the challenge can go ahead if restrictions are tightened.

You can now reserve a place for a two week period while you recruit team members and get organised. Simply fill out this form with your contact details and which distance challenge you are interested in.

There is no obligation to commit and you can cancel your reservation at anytime.

If you’re ready to register, just click through here.

 

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