10 Years Peaks Challenge

CHAPTER 5 – THE FINALE
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235KM | 4000+ METRES OF CLIMBING | 13 HOUR DEADLINE

What does it take to be a Peaks finisher?

Are you up for the challenge?

Be part of the special celebrations for the ride’s 10 year anniversary in 2019.

Event date – Sunday 10 March 2019

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Will you be the fastest up the climbs?

$10,000 PRIZE MONEY.

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King and Queen of Peaks Challenge

It’s simple – the fastest combined climb time (female and male) up Tawonga Gap, Mt Hotham and Falls Creek will be crowned the King and Queen of Peaks Challenge. It’s not just the respect that will be earned, both riders will go home with $2,000 cash!

KOM and QOM

KOMs and QOMs will also be up for grabs for each individual climb, with $1,000 available for the fastest male and female up each of Tawonga Gap, Mount Hotham and Falls Creek. That’s $6,000 in total prize money.

*The timing of climbs will be measured solely through the official event timing to determine who takes home the chocolates. King and Queen will be announced at 6:30pm at the event village.

Have you got what it takes?

Check out the official climbs and strava segments below.

The climbs

235km cycling and 4000+ metres of climbing

The route

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek is a 235km loop ride starting at Falls Creek and riding up Tawonga Gap, Mount Hotham and through Omeo before heading up the back of Falls Creek.

The back of Falls will hit you like a tonne of bricks. With 200km in your legs, you’ll quickly learn why the first pinch is called WTF Corner, and the whole ascent The Beast. It’s a steep and relentless climb with little reprieve. Do you have what it takes?

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Peaks Challenge Falls Creek route

2019 entry prices

last chance

Until Sunday 10th March, 7am

ADULT
$369.00
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What you need to know

Essential information

Accommodation

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek
Looking for a place to stay?

It’s essential to get in early for on mountain accommodation. Contact Falls Creek Reservation Centre on 1800 033 079 or email info@fallscreekreservations.com.au to find a place to stay.

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Training rides

Training rides
Ride with team bicycle Network

Training rides led by Team Bicycle Network and Peaks Challenge ambassadors are now in full swing. Join our strava club to be the first to hear when new rides are announced and start training today.

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Training programs

Cyclists training for Peaks Challenge Falls Creek
Ready to get started?

Our Peaks Challenge specific training programs as formulated by HPTek are now underway. Check them out along with our training tips and advice to help you smash your ride goal in 2019.

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something money can't buy

Finishers Jersey

It’s more than just a jersey. We know how much it means to you. It symbolises months of training, time away from family and friends, dedication, pain and commitment.

You’ll have 13 hours to make your mark and earn a jersey for yourself. It’s significance is something only a fellow Peaks Challenge finisher can understand.

We chatted to some Peaks finishers and let them reflect on their preparation, the challenge and what the finishers jersey means to them.

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Sponsors and partners

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Event sponsors

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