Alexander Legkov wins the 2013 Hoppet photo Matt Hull
Saturday 23 August 2014
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42km Kangaroo Hoppet - The main event - 9:30am
21km Australian Birkebeiner - 9:40am
7km Joey Hoppet - 9:50am
All events start at the Falls Creek Nordic Bowl.
First held in 1976, the Rocky Valley Rush, a cross country skiing tour race, (mass start, freestyle technique), is the oldest cross country ski race at Falls Creek. It will be held on Sunday 10th of August in 2014. Skiers can choose from the 15km main event, or the 7 km Sun Valley Ramble. Proudly supported by Snow Trek & Travel, Wodonga (formerly Snowgum).
Australia's longest triathlon, the Great Alpine Challenge brings together three of the Alpine High Country's most popular sporting events.
Event 1 is the Mount Beauty Half Marathon held on the second last Saturday of May.
Event 2 is the Kangaroo Hoppet held on the fourth Saturday of August.
Event 3 is the 55km Mitta to Mount Beauty mountain bike ride held on the last Sunday of October.
Kangaroo Hoppet is pleased to acknowledge AGL as a major partner of the event
AGL is Australia's largest privately owned producer of renewable energy, and a major national supplier of green energy to homes and industry.
Visit the AGL website to calculate your personal or business carbon footprint and to learn more about AGL's Green Energy products.
Keep Winter Cool is a climate change awareness initiative of the Alpine Resorts Coordinating Council, Australian Ski Areas Association and Australian Alps National Parks. Visit the Keep Winter Cool website to find ways that you can make a difference.