Run Larapinta Stage Race

03 5261 5511
Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

Run Larapinta is a 4 day, 4 stage trail running race along the most spectacular sections of the iconic Larapinta Trail in Australia's Northern Territory.

Boundless beauty, breathless exuberance, day-old friendships that will last for years and the unspoilt grandeur of a landscape that transcends time… this is an extraordinary run that should be on every bucket list.

_"The scenery is unlike anything else and pushes you through some challenging terrain. Would recommend this event to all trail runners!" - Caitlin Campbell (2017 participant) _

WHEN: Fri 16 to Mon 19 August 2019

WHERE: Larapinta Trail in the MacDonnell Ranges; Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia.

WHO: Runners and trail runners worldwide are welcome; from the recreational to the elite. You don't need to be fast but you do need to be determined and with long and short course options anyone can complete it.

LOGISTICS: You book your own accommodation and we arrange all the other race logistics for you, so at the end of each day's running you can kick back around the hotel pool and enjoy the unspoilt beauty of the Red Centre.

*WHAT: *Two course distance options as listed below:

The Malbunka (long course) 20km - 45km stages

Stage 1: 19.5km around Alice Springs to the Old Telegraph Station

Stage 2: 41km from Simpson’s Gap to Standley Chasm

Stage 3: 30.5km from Ochre Pits to Ormiston Gorge

Stage 4: 45km from Redbank Gorge to Mt Sonder and Glen Helen

*The Namatjira (short course) *11km - 30km stages

Stage 1: 11km around Alice Springs to the Old Telegraph Station

Stage 2: 20km from The Old Hamilton Downs Station to Standley Chasm

Stage 3: 22km from Glen Helen to Ormiston Gorge via Ormiston Pound

Stage 4: 30km from Redbank Gorge to and Glen Helen