It will take runners on a journey through a diverse range of breathtaking landscapes, starting at Hamelin Bay in the south and finishing at the Cheeky Monkey Brewery and Cidery at Wilyabrup in the north, on 5th May 2018.
The 80km point to point course can be completed by solo runners or relay teams of up to five people who each run a different leg of the route.
The Margaret River Ultra Marathon boasts 80 kilometres of magnificent trail running through one of Australia’s most beautiful regions; Margaret River in south-west Western Australia.
Along the way the competitors will traverse an incredible range of landscapes including awe-inspiring Karri tree forests, cliff top trails with endless ocean views, white sandy beaches, quaint coastal villages and rolling hinterland terrain.
Runners from across Australia and overseas are expected to travel to Margaret River for this extraordinary event which has been designed as an achievable challenge for all levels, from elites through to trail running newcomers who can divide the 80km distance into a relay with the five different legs varying between 10km and 20km.
When: Saturday 5th May 2018
Where: Margaret River, South-West Western Australia
What: An 80 kilometre ultra marathon with two options; Solo 80km or relay team of 2-5 runners doing one (or more) legs each. Provisional leg breakdown:
Leg 1: 10.5km Hamelin Bay to Boranup Campsite
Leg 2: 18km Boranup Campsite to Lake Cave. Total: 28.5km
Leg 3: 19.5km Lake Cave to White Elephant Café, Total: 48km
Leg 4: 14km White Elephant Café to Ellensbrook Homestead. Total: 62km
Leg 5: 18km Ellensbrook Homestead to Cheeky Monkey Brewery and Cidery. Total: 80km
Take part in the Margaret River Ultra Marathon from May 5 – 6 at Cheeky Monkey Brewery and Cidery. Our Margaret River Beach House is close to Cheeky Monkey Brewery and Cidery.
We have a great selection of houses. Prevelly Villas offers a choice of double level houses, single level houses and a beachside house.
For booking information, please visit ttp://www.prevellyvillas.com.au
Image Source : Margaret River Readers & Writers Festival