This looks epic. A 160 km mountain run that takes in six major peaks in north east Victoria. (There are a number of shorter courses as well, of 100, 60 and 36 kilometres).
“The Alpine Challenge is without doubt the toughest, most challenging, most spectacular and rewarding mountain trail run in Australia—if not the southern hemisphere over four distances. The 100 mile (160 km) course takes in 6 major climbs with 7,600 m of ascent and descent including Mt Feathertop, Mt Hotham, Mt McKay, Spion Kopje, Mt Nelse and Victoria’s highest mountain, Mt Bogong plus five river crossings. The 100 km involves over 4,000 m of ascent and descent and the 60 km course over 2,000 m of ascent and descent, whilst for those undertaking the 36 km run you will have over 1,300 m of ascent”.
Date: Saturday 25 November–Monday 27 November 2017
Location: Alpine National Park, Victoria, Australia
Start/Finish: Slalom Plaza, Falls Creek
Full details here.