This is the toughest Adventure Junkie’s event, and involves a non-stop navigation-based adventure race with plenty of mental and physical challenges for ultimate adventure racers.


What: Comprising kayaking, mountain biking, trekking and adventure tasks, this race has something for everyone. In 2013, X-Marathon will be held in the Victorian High Country - expect to visit the best bits the areas have to offer with steep climbs & breathtaking descents.

X-Marathon has been designed to provide options for experienced and novice athletes, with three course options: 

Pro Course: 24-hour time limit. This is a serious challenge for experienced athletes, with a winning time of 15 hours expected

Adventure Course: 12-hour time limit with a winning time of 8 hours.

Lite Course: 4-hour time limit with a winning time of 2,5 hours

This is an event for teams of two (three categories: male, female, mixed). Both members of the team have to stay together throughout the course (this is not relay). 




The date for your diaries is Saturday 14-15 December 2013,

Lake Eildon.

The exact location – to be announced about two weeks prior the start – is about 180km north of Melbourne.


$1050 prize money for the Pro Course up for grabs*.

*($200 first place in category, $100 second, plus $150 overall winners bonus. Category prizes paid only if there are three or more teams in category)


What's Provided:

Electronic timing,

Basic catering at the finish,

Equipment for adventure task,

Kayaks, PFDs, paddles (Lite and Adventure courses only). Lite and Adventure course can use their own kayaks. For Pro course kayaks are not provided by default.  Kayaks could be rented at Peakadventure here>>

Excellent maps, new location, demanding course and heaps of fun! 



There are three categories: Male teams, Female teams and Mixed teams of two.


Entry Fee (early bird up until 1st of August):

Pro: $279 per team of two

Adventure: $219 per team of two

Lite: $169 per team of two*

*Early bird up until 1st of August,extra $30 per team fee applies if registration occurs after 1st August 2013

*An extra $30 per team late fee applies if registration occurs after 1st December 2013

*Refund policy >>> 


Do not miss this great event – it is the perfect way to finish your adventure racing year!



     14-15 December, Eildon

      How it was in 2012: 

      Photos >>>

      Results >>>

      Team Macpac report>>