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An exciting beginner friendly 4-hour course suitable for novices and family teams.

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Welcome to the X-Marathon adventure race

Embark on a thrilling new chapter as the X-Marathon adventure race takes on an exhilarating transformation, unfolding against the breathtaking backdrop of Lake Macquarie.

X-Marathon is a classic adventure race, open for teams of 2 and 4, since 2011.

Nestled in the heart of New South Wales, Lake Macquarie offers a picturesque setting that seamlessly blends challenging terrains with breathtaking landscapes.

From dense forests to tranquil waters, competitors will navigate through an ever-changing landscape, ensuring that each leg of the X-Marathon becomes a chapter in a story of endurance and discovery. As racers push their boundaries, they'll find themselves immersed in the unparalleled natural wonders that define Lake Macquarie, creating an unforgettable link between the unique event and the enchanting location it calls home.

Three courses are on offer:

- MINI 4-hours

- HALF 12-hours

- FULL 24-hours- ARWS Oceania Championship

You will navigate your way between checkpoints using a map and compass only.



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