Second Sunday in September
Sunday 8 September 2019
Over $10,000 in prizes to be won
The first 5 km along Bucketts Road sees over 130 competitors pushing themselves to stay with the front pack who set a furious pace to get to the mountain section first. The next 10-12 km is the most gruelling section of the bike leg with many steep sections and some of those sections too steep … More Ride 24km
On arrival at Rocky Crossing, collect the kayak and start the paddle down the picturesque Barrington River. The river level determines how difficult the race becomes. If the river is above .43 the race is much easier than at lower levels. A fast boat is a huge advantage in this race.
After continual pounding of the legs on the bike section, then sitting for over an hour in a boat in cold water, it makes the first 2 km of the run very demanding as it is all uphill and the legs become tired and susceptable to cramping. The thrill of running over the finish line … More Run 10km
Helmet-cam footage of the bike & kayak leg of the Gloucester Mountain Man Race. Footage by Mark Sundin