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Tasmanian Mountain Bike and Outdoor Events Calendar - Last Updated 11 June 2022

There are a number of annual events that are pretty well etched into the Tasmanian outdoor calendar, and whilst not purporting to be comprehensive, hopefully the list of events below will help you set sail on some new challenges.

Also check out the list of club and other event websites at the bottom of the page, and the events calendar for a list of actual events that may interest you.

Major Events








Winter Challenge (Multi Sport, Franklin, Endorfun)


Sunday 9 October 2022 - King & Queen of the Mountain @ North Esk Memorial Hall, Upper Blessington 


15 Point to Pinnacle (Fun Run & Walk, Mt Wellington, Hobart)

 Sunday 27 November 2022 - Tasmanian XCO Championships @ TBA (MTB)


 5 Bruny Island Ultra (Ultramarathon, Bruny Island, Tasmania)

Sunday 4 December 2022 - Tasmanian Downhill Championships @ TBA (MTB)

Sally's Ride (Road Ride, Launceston)



10 Cadbury Marathon


 6 Cradle Mountain Run (Trail Running, Overland Track)


TBA - kunyani/Mt Wellington Challenge @ Longley (road riding event from Longley to the Top of Mt Wellington) last held 6 March 2022.

16-18  Dragon Trail (MTB)

TBA - Freedom Ride @ The Esplanade, New Norfolk (Road Ride 20km, 42km or 100km).  Last event 19 March 2022

24-26 March, 2023 - kunanyi Mountain Run @ kunyani/Mount Wellington (trail running, relay or solo)

Bike Week

Mount Wellington Challenge (Road Ride, Mt Wellington, Hobart)

The Century Ride (Road Ride, Hobart, Bike Tas)

Western Tiers Cycle Challenge (Road Ride, Launceston)

Launceston Cataract Gorge Challenge (multisport)




TBA - Date To Be Advised 

Club Event Calendars

MTB Events

Dirt Devils (MTB Events, mainly south of the State)

Launceston Mountain Bike Club

Cradle Coast Mountain Bike Club

Road Bike

Southern Tasmanian Cycling Club



organisers of the Summer Survival and Winter Challenge events as well as a Trail Running Program.

Triathlon South

Organise triathlon events in the south of the State.

Trail Running


organisers of the Summer Survival and Winter Challenge events as well as a Trail Running Program.

Kayak & Ocean Ski Racing

Southern Paddlers

Next Level Kayaking

Derwent Canoe Club

Tamar Canoe Club

Sea Kayaking

Tasmanian Sea Canoeing Club (Members only access to Calendar)


Orienteering Tasmania


Rogaining Tasmania


Lest We Forget

An obituary to those great events that are no more ...


Ben Lomond Descent (Multi Sport, Ben Lomond, Tamar Canoe Club)

Blue Dragon MTB Challenge (2 Day MTB, Derby/Weldborough, NE Tasmania)

The Cranky Penguin MTB Marathon (2013-2015)

Le Tour de Norfy (road bike, New Norfolk)

LumberJack MTB @ Kellevie

Hellfire Cup and Half Satan (MTB - 4 days, teams)

The Icebreaker Multisport (Multi Sport - Padle, MTB, Run, Trevallyn Dam, Launceston)

Kentish Triple Top Mountain Run (Trail Running, Mount Roland)

Meehan Monster (2014 - 2019)

Run from 2018 to 2

Mark Webber Challenge (Multisport, Tasmania)

Pickles Hill MTB (MTB)

Summer Survival (Multi Sport)

Tour de Norfolk  @ (Road riding charity event previously organised by Laucneston West Rotary Club)

Tour de Norfy @ New Norfolk (road riding charity event previously organised by Claremeont Rotary club)

Tullah Challenge (Multisport, Tullah)

Wildside (MTB - West Coast)

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Blue Derby Trails
Maydena Mountain Bike Park
Maydena Mountain Bike Park and the Tin Valley Brewery and Distillery are among the winners in the latest round of Tourism Innovation Grants provided by the State Government. Maydena will be receiving $249,950 for a 'Beyond the Bikes' initative w...
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Hobart Trails (including kunanyi/Mt Wellington)
The Tasmanian Government, along with Kingborough Council, is funding a feasibility study to help identify a preferred route for a proposed shared pathway to connect the suburbs of Margate and Huntingfield.   The proposed path would improve acces...
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Blue Derby Trails
The Dorset council has released plans for the $820,000 redevelopment of the main blue derby trailhead in Derby. The site will include an 86-space public car park, new toilet and shower block, a bicycle wash station, bus drop-off zone, landscaped...