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Sunday 4th June

Celebrate the 27th running of the RRR Mountain Bike Challenge in 2017, as part of Cairns Airport Adventure Festival

The RRR (Rural, Rainforest and Reef) Mountain Bike Challenge is the longest running ‘point to point’ race in Australia. First run in 1991, the race will celebrate 27 years running in 2017.
In this visually spectacular race, three diverse terrains are dominated. Entries are now open and available for both distances – 35 km Classic RRR and a70km Endurance RRR

Need some inspiration? Check out some of the action from the 25th anniversary preview, with downhill mountain biker Evan Winton and professional athlete Courtney Atkinson.

This is a must do event on the MTB calendar.

  • RegistrationOpen or Close

    Registrations will open early 2017. Check back soon!

  • TimeTableOpen or Close
    Sunday 4 June 2017 Event Venue
    6:30am Pre-Race Bus Boards for Mt Molloy
    (pre booked service)
    Port Douglas
    7:30am – 8:30am Check In – 70KM Mt Molloy
    7:30am – 10:30am Check In – 35KM Mt Molloy
    8:50am Race Briefing – 70KM Mt Molloy
    9:00am Race Start – 70KM Mt Molloy
    10:50am Race Briefing – 35KM Mt Molloy
    11:00am Race Start – 35KM Mt Molloy
    3:00pm Presentations & Entertainment –
    RRR Mountain Bike Challenge
    Port Douglas
    Lifesaving Club
    3:30pm Post-Race Bus Boards for Mt Molloy
    (pre booked service)
    Port Douglas
  • Shuttle BusOpen or Close

    The pre-race or post-race shuttle bus can be booked when entering the event. For $20, yourself and your bike will be transported to Mt Molloy. If you have already entered the event, and would like to book this shuttle, please log back into your registrations and add this service. If you have any issues, please phone the IRONMAN office on 1300 761 384 or email cairns@ironman.com.

  • CourseOpen or Close

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    * Map subject to change

  • Ticket pricesOpen or Close

    35km – Individual | $65

    70km – Individual | $90

    Registrations are now open via the official event site

  • Staying at Whetherby StationOpen or Close

    About Wetherby Station

    Camping is available close to the homestead at a cost of $20 per site (with your own camping equipment). The site includes use of toilets and hot showers.

    – 2-man tents including mattresses and linen are available for hire at $25

    – Saturday evening carb hit on the homestead varendahs, consisting of Spaghetti Bolognaise, salads and garlic bread, dersert of chocolate self saucing pudding, teas and coffee. Cost: $25 per person.

    – A campfire will be set up in the Raintree Courtyard for those wishing to socialize during the evening.

    – Whetherby is licensed and we can offer a choice of red/white wine, beer and soft drinks for those having dinner

    – Sunday morning breakfast of cereals, fruits, toast, tea and coffee $10

    Bookings are essential.

    Please confirm by email to: john@wetherbystation.com to book a campsite and dinner or breakfast.