runners-week 19 MARCH, 2016

When: 19th March Where: Thredbo Resort More information:?

Take on the best of the best in the Australian Alpine Ascent (AAA). Combining a 3km swim, a 130km ride and a 30km run, this ultimate test of endurance sees some of the world's best endurance athletes make the trip to the New South Wales Snowy Mountains.

Descending on some of the Snowy Mountain's most breathtaking locations, this course will take the competing athletes through some of the most picturesque locations including Thredbo Village and Australia's tallest peak, Mount Kosciuszko.

Beginning with a 3 kilometre swim in Lake Jindabyne, the course continues in a 130km ride climbing over 3200 vertical metres, before completing in a 30km run that takes competitors to the top of Australia.

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