New home for the Kona 24hr

Australia's Kona 24 race, set for December 1-2, is moving to new trails surrounding the township of...

Australia's Kona 24 race, set for December 1-2, is moving to new trails surrounding the township of Forrest, in the heart of the Otways National Park. The course will comprise of three varied circuits; a rollercoaster singletrack to get things started, a speedy flowing loop for night laps and then something fresh to test riders' skills in the morning.

The Forrest Mountain Bike Trails have been developed by the Department of Sustainability and Environment, with many of the tracks designed and constructed by world renowned trail builder Glen Jacobs. Race Director Kristjan Snorrason is excited about the new trails.

Registration opened July 11 at 09:00 local time. Fields are strictly limited to 800 racers. For more information, visit www.kona24hour.com.

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