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Description

Sunday 07 April 2019

Event Information

Join in the 10th running run of one of Victoria’s classic alpine runs, 3 distances – 45/36/22 km covering superb scenery taking in the beautiful Delatite River, the historic Klingsporn Track, majestic Mt Buller, Mt Stirling and the historic Craig’s Hut.

Take in views across to some of Victoria’s great alpine scenery, the Crosscut saw, Mt Speculation, Mt Buggery, Hells Window and Mt Magdala. Set in the heart of Victoria’s high country the Mount Buller Skyrun is one of the most amazing high altitude runs that Australia has to offer.

Event details and schedule

22—36—45 km Alpine Runs

Join us and experience some of the most spectacular alpine trail running within close proximity of Melbourne.

The Mount Buller Skyrun offers three unique runs:

  1. 22 km introductory trail run from Mount Buller to Mount Stirling and back.
  2. 36 km mid distance course from Mount Buller to Mount Stirling and then a quad busting descent to the Delatite River before a gut wrenching 1200 m climb to the summit of Mount Buller.
  3. 45 km ultra course which takes in Mount Stirling, Craigs Hut, great views over the Crosscut Saw and the Bluff, a scenic jog along the banks of the Delatite River and a final crushing climb to the summit of Mount Buller itself before an exhilarating 2 km descent to the finish line.

All up an exhilarating day trip from Melbourne.

Key Information

Date: Sunday 07 April 2019

Location: Mount Buller Alpine Resort

Start/Finish: The Village Square Mount Buller

36/45 km runs

Registration: 06:30 A.M.

Briefing: 06:50 A.M.

Start: 07:00 A.M.

Presentations: 1:00 P.M.

22 km run

Registration: 08:30 A.M.

Briefing: 08:50 A.M.

Start: 09:00 A.M.

Presentations: 12:00 Midday

Pre run Briefing: A pre run briefing will be conducted in the Village Square on the Sunday morning at 06:50 A.M. (36/45 km), 08:50 A.M. (22 km). This is a mandatory briefing, no briefing = no start.

Cut offs: 45 km

  • 1:00 P.M. at Mirimbah Park—runners who do not make the Mirimbah cut off will be pulled from the run.
  • 3:00 P.M. at Northside Express—runners who do not make the Northside Express cut off will be directed to the finish line without summiting Mt Buller.

Equipment: Refer to the Mandatory Safety Gear page

Experience: Runners attempting any of the courses must have experience in trail running and have a high degree of fitness. This is a tough course and should not be undertaken without sufficient training.

Navigation: Whilst this is a marked course, participants are expected to have basic map reading skills and determine which way they are going at junctions.

Entries: Online at Mt Buller Sky Run Entry.

Entry Fees: 36/45 km $80 per person, 22 km $70 per person. Late entry of $95 per person applies for all entries received after 19 March.

Age Limit: The minimum age for an entrant is 18 years old.

Accommodation: There are a range of accommodation options available on Mt Buller including self-contained apartments, comfortable lodges and hostel style beds. Visit the accommodation section of the Mt Buller website or call 1800 BULLER (285 537).

Organised by

Running Wild

199 Blandfords Road, Berrys Creek

Phone: 0418136070