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Multi Sport Sprint Series

March 4, 2018 @ 7:00 am - April 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am

$50 – $95

Multi Sport Sprint Series 2018

Fun – Fast – Challenging

Welcome to the Outer Limits Multi Sport Sprint Series 2018

This year we introduce 3 new events, all of which combine the disciplines of Mountain Biking, Trail Running and Kayaking. The distances are kept short and fast and the courses are challenging and fun. We offer 3 events in 3 different locations. You can choose to tackle the courses in a team of 2 or 3 or do it all solo. You also have the option to choose from either a multi sport course or a duathlon course (run-ride-run; solo only).

So make sure to save the dates for these events! Registrations open January 1st 2018 (link will be posted on here). Follow our Facebook page for updates.

Entries are limited to 150, so make sure you get in quick!

Entry Fees:

Multi Sport Solo $95 | enter 2 races $85 each | enter 3 races $ 75 each

Multi Sport Team $50 per person | teams of 2 or 3

Duathlon Solo $60

Sunday, March 4th 2018 – Paluma Dam

Race HQ is at Riffle Bird Gully, Paluma Dam Camp Grounds.

The course will take you on an 8km kayaking leg on the Paluma dam, 20-25km mountain bike ride along the Paluma Dam Loop and a few extra bits and a 8km trail run on the Dam Loop as well as exploring parts of Bullocky Toms Track and Thorsen’s Rock Garden Trail. Transitions will be at Race HQ and TA near Paluma Dam Road.

Click here for Competitor Info.

Course Map:

Race HQ Map:

Click here to register

Sunday, March 25th 2018 – Magnetic Island

Race HQ is at Arcardia Village Hotel on Magnetic Island.

Race start time is 7.45am

The course features a 10km kayaking leg taking you around beautiful Arcadia Bay and back to race HQ.  Then it’ off on the bikes for a 25km loop around Horseshoe Bay and Radical Bay and back and finishing off with an 8.5km trail run along the Nelly/Arcadia Trail.

This course takes in the best of section of The Magnetic Island trail network and sticks with our motto of a fun and fast course. It suits all abilities, tough for those racing hard at the front and challenging yet rewarding for all those just out to finish.

We have an “open” paddle course which means we can mark the course on the day depending on the wind. We hope to get you some downwind!

The race HQ is the Arcadia Hotel. They offer a great relaxed family environment with plenty of space for everyone and all our toys. They have a pool for the post race recovery along with deals on accomodation and lunch on race day. Please help us support them by bringing family and friends along. They will have live music on Sunday afternoon, Presentation will be around 1pm

What do you need to do?

Register online, solo or teams

Book a kayak from us if you need one

Book the ferry, Sea link have 20%  discount for competitors (get tickets at the counter on the day) and Fantasea have a 25% discount (mention OL multi sport when booking)

If you need a place to stay our race HQ and partners for this event the Arcadia Hotel has deals on accomodation.

Then you have to do some training…If you want to join our group paddling and Multi Sport session are Tuesday 6am at Tobruk and Thursday 5.45am at Rossiter Park.

Race start time 7.45am

This will allow enough time to take the 6.30am Sea Link ferry and have a quick transition to race HQ to make the start line.

We can take skis over at no charge but have limits spaces

The Duathlon will start at 8am.

Duathlon course has a 4km (2k out and back) run leg before taking in the same bike course and last run leg as the Multi Sport)

Paddle leg Mandatory gear: Ski or Kayak  – PFD (type 2 only). It’s a good idea to carry water on this leg. It will most likely be a hot day and so think about the rest of your race when planning the kayak leg.

Mountain Bike Mandatory Gear: Bike- Helmet – Repair kit. This bike leg has road, trails and hills. It is tougher then the average 25km bike course so plan accordingly. There are no aid stations on the leg

Run Leg Mandatory Gear: While we won’t make it mandatory we suggest carrying at least 1 litre of water and or electrolytes on this leg.  The course has 2.5km of mostly flat road running and then a technical trail climbing up 200 meters with spectacular views over the island before sending you on the home run down to Arcadia Hotel. There is no aid station on this leg

With a massive thanks to our Sponsors from The Athletes Foot – Salomon and SUUNTO we have 2 more SUUNTO watches to give away to the first male and female solo winners. Second place solo scores a $250 Salmon Hydration vest and 3rd place picks up a sweet $100 gift voucher.


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Sunday, April 22nd 2018 – Pallarenda

Race HQ is at Free Mason Park – Cape Pallarenda

Close to town, this one will be on home turf. The kayaking leg will take you out towards Kissing Point and return back to race HQ. You then ride Under The Radar and return along the Lagoon Trail before finishing it off with a trail run along the Graveyard Circuit and Freshwater Trail.

Race starts at 7:00am at Free Mason Park on Sunday, April 22nd. All registrations must be in before Friday 20th, 8pm.

  • Kayak 8km
  • Bike 19km
  • Run 8km

We have made some changes to the course and we will check the weather on Sunday before locking in the paddle course. It will be approximately 8km and in the best direction we can offer in the conditions on the day.

Mandatory gear for this leg is a suitable craft (please provide your own or contact us for hire options), paddle and Type 2 PFD

The bike course is 1 lap of  UTR trail in an anti clockwise direction. Including 10km of Single track and 7km along the Lagoon trail and 2km to get you over and back from the trail head.

Mandatory gear for this leg is a suitable bike, helmet and spare tube/tools.

The run leg will see you turn back around at race HQ and head back out on the Lagoon Trail for 1km and scramble up to the Mt Marlow trail junction and run back down it and back out onto the road before heading in for a lap of the Grave Yard Circuit in a anti clockwise direction and back to HQ along the road.

There is no mandatory gear for this leg.

There is no aid stations along the course. You must be self sufficient for the entire race

Estimated times on this course:

  • Paddle 50-75 minutes
  • Bike 55-90minutes
  • Run 35-70 minutes

Refreshments will be provided after the race.

Presentation is scheduled for 11.30am

Top 3 place getters for Male and Female will be rewarded

1st  – SUUNTO Watch

2nd  – Salomon trail shoes

3rd  – $120 bike service voucher at Cycle De Vie


Click here to register


Please have a read through our  Cancellation and Refund Policy.


March 4, 2018 @ 7:00 am
April 22, 2018 @ 11:00 am
$50 – $95
Event Category:


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