The Kangaroo Hoppet

Kangaroo Hoppet

Kangaroo Hoppet Races

24th August 2024, Falls Creek Nordic Bowl

Every year, on the fourth Saturday of August, over 1000 cross country skiers of all nationalities, ages and abilities come to Falls Creek for the Kangaroo Hoppet. This unique event, held on Falls Creek’s world class network of groomed trails extending out into the Bogong High Plains of Australia’s Alpine National Park, is a great opportunity for everyone from beginners to Olympians to step into their skis and celebrate cross country skiing in Australia. 

The 42km Kangaroo Hoppet, a member of the prestigious Worldloppet series, is the signature race in the event. It attracts both elite skiers from Australia and overseas, and passionate cross country skiers who enjoy the sense of achievement that comes from completing Australia’s premier cross country ski race.

For those who don’t feel up to the challenge of the longer distance, there’s the 21km Australian Birkebeiner and 7km Joey Hoppet that allows everyone to be part of an international ski event in a safe and fun environment.

Spectators can enjoy the awesome atmosphere in the Falls Creek Nordic Bowl and cheer all the participants along at both the start and finish lines.

 

Don’t miss out on being part of our amazing event …

Please use the links below to see details of each event and find links to Event Fees, Event RegistrationCourse Descriptions, Race Briefings, Bib Collection Information and other relevant information relating to that particular event.

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PLASTIC CUP FREE!

We have introduced a new environmental friendly initiative and will NOT be providing plastic cups at the drink stations on course. Instead you will need to carry your own drink bottle or hydration pack. Water and 32Gi will still be available at drink stations for refills.

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Australia's Worldloppet cross country ski race

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🥳 Our T. Shirts are a winner this year and can be ordered online when you register at www.hoppet.com.au/about-the-hoppet/

Limited stock, so don't miss out.

Red for the kids, Charcoal for the men and Light Green for the women!😀 #worldloppet #skiclassics #seehighcountry #xcskiing
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🥳 Our T. Shirts are a winner this year and can be ordered online when you register at https://www.hoppet.com.au/about-the-hoppet/ 
Limited stock, so dont miss out.
Red for the kids, Charcoal for the men and Light Green for the women!😀 #worldloppet #skiclassics #seehighcountry #xcskiing

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