Welcome to the annual mountain bike event page for the Mackay region – The Mackay Mountain Marathon!
Whether you are looking for a fun family adventure or an extreme MTB challenge this event, set in Eungella national park, is sure to satisfy. Pedal your way through lush rainforest on a winding single track crossing platypus inhabited creeks and
rivers. Then head out to tackle challenging fire roads in the back country before making your way back to finish above the clouds and on top of the world!
Why not make a weekend of it? We have planned family events and entertainment on the Saturday evening and encourage all participants to camp out with us at the Eungella cricket oval Saturday night before the event. Eungella National Park is situated 80km west of Mackay.
The MMM is a mountain bike adventure ride catering for all ages and skill levels. The event will start and finish at Eungella. There will be 3 components to the MMM all of which will be held on Sunday August 2nd at 8am...
- 15km Recreation Course - for younger riders (14+) or those wanting to participate in a mountain bike event for the first time.
- 38km Sport Course - designed to challenge those (16+) who are familiar with the sport
- 80km Marathon Course - competitive course with $2,000 cash up for grabs in the "Platypus Trophy" (18+)
The track consists of a combination of fire roads, bitumen, winding single track, creek crossings, and amazing views of the pioneer valley.
The conditions along the courses will be varied, from lush rainforest, to arid bush land, you will need to be prepared for all conditions.
Register before June 30th and receive a FREE event jersey with your registration! To determine what size jersey you should order check out the jersey size chart.