Southern Peaks XCM (Cross Country Marathon): A Test of Endurance

The Southern Peaks Festival caters not only to the daredevils but also to those who relish the challenges of long-distance riding. On Sunday September 24, the XCM will see mountain bike riders race across a spectacular 37km or 17km of our coastline. Riders will navigate through rugged terrain, and picturesque coastal landscapes, culminating in a triumphant finish in Albany. Whether you're a competitive rider or a passionate adventurer, this race is an opportunity to test your mettle and create lasting memories.

We've got you covered!

A shuttle bus is available to get people out to the starting line on the morning of the race. Add this to your basket when you are going through the registration process to make your life easier after the ride.

Sunday 24 September – Albany Central

Southern Peaks XCM (37km or 17km), Event Village & Presentations – taking in bush, sea and mountain landscapes.

Entry Cost

37km - $95

17km - $45 | $30


Registrants will participate for places as follows:

1st Overall Male/Female GOLD

2nd Overall Male/Female SILVER

3rd Overall Male/Female BRONZE

18-39 (Male and Female)

Masters 40-49 (Male and Female)

Super Masters 50-59 (Male and Female)

Mega Masters 60+ (Male and Female)  


It is each rider’s sole responsibility to be aware of and understand the rules and regulations before participating in this event. The rules and regulations outlined below have been

determined by Event Organisers and Officials to ensure that the integrity of the event is not compromised and that the safety of participants is not jeopardised.

Please make sure that you familiarise yourself with these rules. Any questions you may have or clarifications you may need, please speak to an event official before you begin

your ride.

  • Complete the marked course under your own power.
  • Stay on the marked course, short cuts are not permitted. If you get lost, return to the last course marker.
  • Practice good sports conduct at all times.
  • Be responsible for their own safety, the safety of their own equipment and be considerate of the safety of others.
  • Treat other competitors, officials, volunteers and spectators with respect and courtesy.
  • Littering is prohibited. Any competitor seen littering on course will be disqualified.
  • Not bring dogs onto the course.
  • Not use performance enhancing drugs, in accordance with The World Anti-Doping Code. Refer to the list of prohibited substances and methods under the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority.
  • Withdraw immediately from the event if deemed by the event medical personnel that they appear to present a danger to the health or welfare of either him/herself or another person.
  • Not wear, use or carry items deemed to be a hazard to self or others e.g. jewellery or glass/metal containers.
  • Ensure their race number bib is visible at all times. It must be worn on the front or back of the bike.
  • Not cut, fold or change their race number in any way as that will damage the timing chip.