West Macs Monster
Larapinta Trail, NT
21 May 2021 - 23 May 2021
5km, 25km, 65km, 128km, 231km
West Macs Monster is the most exciting event on the Larapinta Trail in Central Australia.
The iconic Larapinta Trail, in the West McDonnell Ranges in Australias Red Centre is definitely a bucket list hiking destination for thousands of people around the world each year. Now ultra runners will have the opportunity to test themselves on 231km of spectacular single track in a full length end to end, supported, non-stop ultra race event being organised by the Alice Springs Running and Walking Club ...
This event is considered a family fun run and will be a short loop away from the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, merging on to the last 2.5km of the Iconic Larapinta Trail and heading back in with competitors from other longer events.
The course is relatively flat, some fire trial and single track. Normal running shoes are OK for this run if you don’t have...
A 65km Ultra Trail Marathon – what more could you want. Running on challenging, rocky, technical terrain interlaced with sensational sections of flowing undulating hard-packed single track.
An early road trip of approximately 50km out of Alice Springs to the Start line at the culturally significant Standley Chasm will be rewarded with the most amazing Welco...
A 128km Ultra Trail Marathon – what more could you want. Running on challenging, rocky, technical terrain interlaced with sensational sections of flowing undulating hard-packed single track.
An morning road trip of approximately 100km out of Alice Springs to the Start line at the beautiful Ellery Creek Waterhole. This is ‘the locals’ swimming hole, where mo...
Start with a climb they said….it will be fun they said…..
Well a climb it is! 8km and ~740m of elevation gain just to get the heart rate going – to the top of Mt Sonder with the most amazing 360° panoramic vista. This climb sets the scene for the remainder of this amazing trail, that is the iconic Larapinta Trail in the Northern Territory. Those keen to ent...
The Alice Springs Running and Walking Club has been active since 1979, promoting and encouraging running and walking as both a competitive sport and for recreational enjoyment and fitness.
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