217km(135 mile) Ultra Elite Entry Fees


217.60km / 11510m+
5.30pm Friday-2pm Sunday [44.5hours]


Individual Pricing

Early Bird Entry $495

Standard Entry  $525

Late Entry        $575


PLEASE NOTE: A 1.75% [+GST] Merchant Fee is applicable to this entry.

Included in your entry fee

  • Entry into the event

  • Race pack mail out (only if you pass your on-line mandatory gear check by 18th June). After the 18th June you will need to do it at check-in prior to collecting your race pack and bib. *You must select 'mail out' when doing your registration.

  • Fully marked course manned by race officials

  • Personalised race numbers

  • Finishers medal

  • Elephant event shirt [ONLY comes with early bird entry] (can be purchased at check-in and race hub, limited stock)

  • Elephant event buff 

  • Aid stations stocked with electrolytes (fizz), water, fruit, lollies and other yummy goods

  • We will have some hot foods during the night time pasta, noodles, soup, spuds, hot tea and coffee. ( There will be other hot food and real coffee for sale from the ETR Café)

  • Professional first aid and medical support on course and the event HQ

  • Professional electronic timing with full category results

Mandatory Gear

Mandatory Gear you must carry at all times:

  • Mobile phone ( for photos and to call us if you need us )

  • Whistle

  • Water bottles or bladders (capacity to carry 2 litres of water)

  • Compression bandage (minimum dimensions 7.5cm wide x 2.3m long unstretched)

  • Small backup light

  • Emergency space blanket 

  • Collapsible cup

Mandatory Gear to be available at the Start/Finish HQ  aid station tent.

  • Main headlamp + spare batteries (required to collect after 1pm Saturday)

  • Long sleeve synthetic fleece top (100 weight fleece minimum) 100-weight fleece is equivalent to 214gsm Polartec fleece. Must not be made of wool as you will mostly need this item if it is wet and just above zero.

  • Long sleeve thermal top (polypropylene, wool).

  • Long leg thermal pants (polypropylene, wool).

  • Waterproof and breathable jacket with fully taped.

  • Beanie or buff.

  • Full-fingered lightweight thermal gloves (polypropylene, wool)

Drop bags are to be left at the start/finish HQ  aid station tent.

The mandatory gear required to carry, may change if weather conditions are very cold or wet. 

This decision can be made by the race director at any time.


Please note we will not post any items left behind, it is your responsibility to collect them before 3pm Sunday 16th July 2023


You have 44.5hours (2.00pm Sunday) to complete the full 217 km course 

  • There will be NO last lap cut off.

  • At 2pm Sunday the elephant full course is officially CLOSED to all runners regardless of where you are on course. All runners will be removed from course.

  • Pacers will be allowed for the last 3 laps [50km or/and 25km pacers] (lap 6,7,8). Pacers will not be provided. You must provide your own.

  • NO CUPS on course

The course will be closed at 2pm Sunday 16th and all remaining competitors will be removed from the course. 


Rules on Pacers


50 km Pacer 

  • They must purchase a 50km Pacer entry

  • They will receive a 50km medal once you both complete the 2 laps (50km)

  • You must be ready to start your laps when you are required, regardless of the time.

  • If their 217km competitor has  already pulled out, then their pacer is allowed to leave at 1am to complete the 50km reverse laps solo. They must be finished by 2pm Sunday. Course closes at 2pm, and they will be removed from course once closed. Once they complete the 50km (2 reverse laps) they will receive a 50km medal. 


 25 km Pacer 

  • They must purchase a 25km Pacer entry

  • They will receive a 25km medal once you both complete the final  lap (25km)

  • They must be ready to start your 6th or 8th lap (reverse direction) when you are regardless of time.

  • If their 217km competitor  already pulled out before 7am Sunday, then their pacer is allowed  complete in the 25km race. They must be finished by 2pm Sunday. Course closes at 2pm, and they will be removed from course once closed. Once they complete 1 x 25 km lap (they will receive a 25km medal). 

Note - Last lap of the race, lap 8 is called the 'Party Wave' lap. You can have 1x 50km pacer and/or multiple 25km pacers (only on last lap) to help you finish of your race.


Party Wave Lap example - 1 Runner, 1x50km pacer, 3x25km pacers to bring the runner home on  Lap 8.