The Ultra, a 44 day stage race from Melbourne to Brisbane, to be held in October and November 2009, has announced that it is now taking expressions of interest from elite athletes. There is to be a cap of 15 runners, with approximately half expected to be from within Australia. the balance from overseas. The race, which will carry prizemoney of $1 million to the winner plus $250,000 to minor placegetters, will be stirctly by way of invitation only. The race will be televised daily, similar to the Tour de France. Motorhome accommodation wil be provided by the race organisers to selected athletes. The athletes will be required to provide their own crews.
Melbourne to Brisbane Ultra
Posted on April 22, 2008 by planetultramarathon