Entry Info and Fees

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INDEX TO THE INFORMATION BELOW:

**Please note: you do not require an MTBA licence to compete in any of the Otway Odyssey events**

FEE SCHEDULE

Standard Fee – From 12:00pm AEST Wednesday 15 September 2021 to 15:00 AEDT Thursday 18th February 2022

Late Fee – From 5:00 AEDT Thursday 18th February 2022 to race start

You can enter online right up until race start. Please enter at home before you attend registration or enter on your phone. You will need to show the QR code on your confirmation email to collect your race plate. If you selected to have your race plate posted, this will be sent out to you on Monday 14 February- no need to attend registration!

Race changes can be made until 12:00pm Thursday 24th Feb, after this time, changes will need to be made in person at race registration. A $10 fee will be incurred.

2022 SINGLE RACE ENTRY FEES

The following prices are to enter a single race over the weekend.

 100km Otway Odyssey MTB50km Otway Shorty MTB30km Otway Rookie MTB10km Otway Pioneer MTB
Standard entry fee$166 ($141 for under 18s)$136 for adults ($114 for under 18s)$82 for adults ($64 for under 18s)$27 to race (plus $10 for an adult to accompany a child)
Late entry fee$184 ($161 for under 18s)$155 for adults ($134 for under 18s)$96 for adults ($77 for under 18s)$30 to race (plus $10 for an adult to accompany a child)

Grommets Ride =  $10 

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SPECIAL OFFER – 20% OFF Standard fees!

Register for the 100km or 50km MTB events on Saturday, together with either the 97km or 49km GOGG on Sunday to get 20% off!*

*Please note you must enter the races in one transaction to receive the discount; a discount will not be applied if you add a second race at a later date. No discount on late fees.

20% off offer – prices below:
 

SaturdaySundayNew Price
The Odyssey 100km = Adult $166 / Junior $141The GOGG 97km = Adult $149 / Junior $123Adult $252 & Junior $211.20 (was $315/ $264)
The Odyssey 100km = Adult $166 / Junior $141The GOGG 49km = Adult $114 / Junior $91Adult $224 & Junior $185.60 (was $280/$232)
The Shorty 50km = Adult $136 / Junior $114The GOGG 97km = Adult $149 / Junior $123Adult $228 & Junior $189.60 (was $285/ $237)
The Shorty 50km = Adult $136 / Junior $114The GOGG 49km = Adult $114 / Junior $91Adult $200 & Junior $164 (was $250/ $205)

ENTRY FEE INCLUSIONS

THE OTWAY ODYSSEY (100km), SHORTY (50km)  

  • Event entry
  • Race plate including timing chip
  • Professionally marked course
  • Medical support
  • Mid race CLIF Fuel Stations
  • Post race fruit
  • Professional photographer capturing images of the race
  • Electronic timing with multiple mid race splits
  • On course mechanical support
  • GST

THE OTWAY PIONEER (10km) & ROOKIE (30km) – Sunday

Entry fee inclusions:

  • Event entry
  • Race plate including timing chip
  • Event sticker for Pioneer entrants only
  • Professionally marked course
  • Medical support
  • Post race fruit
  • Professional photographer capturing images of the race
  • On course mechanical support
  • GST

THE OTWAY GROMMETS – kids ride

Entry fee inclusions:

  • Event entry to the Grommet activities
  • Race plate
  • Event sticker
  • Please note this event is not timed
  • GST
     

Field Limits

There is a strict field limit of 2550 entries, comprising a maximum of 1,000 entries for the Otway Odyssey, 800 entries for the Otway Shorty, 500 for the Otway Rookie and 250 entries for the Otway Pioneer. 

Entry and Refund Policy

Refund Policy

If a competitor withdraws at least 23 days prior to event day they have the option of a credit or refund:

  • Credit: Credit towards another Rapid Ascent event – less a 10% administration fee
  • Refund: A refund will be offered, less 25% administration fee

If a competitor withdraws less than 23 days before event day:

  • No credits or refunds will be issued

Refunds/credits must be requested in writing via [email protected]

Covid-19 Withdrawal Policy

What If I cannot attend the event due to Covid-19 restrictions?

If you unable to attend the event based on Covid-19 restrictions in place 5 days prior to the event then you have the following options;

  • Credit: Credit towards another Rapid Ascent event – less a $25 administration fee
  • Refund: A refund of your entry fee, less $75 administration fee

Refunds/credits must be requested in writing via [email protected]

Transfer Policy

  • Transfer of individual race entries are NOT permitted.
  • Providing there are spaces available, a runner may transfer from a higher entry fee event/category to a lower entry fee event/category before 8:00am AEST on the Tuesday before event day. In this case, the difference between the two entry fees will not be refunded.
  • Providing there are spaces available, a runner may transfer from a lower entry fee event to a higher entry fee event up to 8:00am AEST on the Tuesday before event day – no admin fee will be charged. Any entry upgrades requested after 8:00am AEST on the Tuesday before event day will incur a $15 upgrade fee (plus entry fee difference), to be paid at race registration.
  • Changes to team composition (changing legs or changing a team member) can be made up until online entries close at 8:00am AEST on the Tuesday before event day. Any changes made at race registration will incur a $15 fee.

Event Reschduling/Cancellations

If the event is deemed unsafe or unable to be held on the proposed date, the following steps shall be followed:

  • Rapid Ascent will endeavor to reschedule the event to another date with all entries transferring to the new date
  • If the new event date is more than 23 days after the original date and you are unable to attend a competitor may withdraw from the event according to the refund policy above.
  • If the new event date is within 23 days of the original date and you cannot attend you can receive a race credit to any Rapid Ascent event less a 25% admin fee

Note:

  • Rapid Ascent reserves the right to alter or amend the originally proposed course(s) from that which was published on the event website for any reason
  • Advice of any event postponement or change will be made on the front page of the event website as early as possible before the event, and will be posted to the official race notice board at the registration marquee.