Grand Slam Course

Grand Slam – The Course

Date: 12th, 13th, 14th April 2019 (Friday Saturday and Sunday)

The Buffalo Stampede Grand Slam challenges runners to complete all 3 major events in the Buffalo Stampede weekend.  Runners will complete 127km and a massive 8383m of elevation.  The challenge starts Friday with the SkySprint – 10k and 1066m of ascent. Saturday Runners are up early and tackle the 75.4km and 4545m of ascent known as the Ultra SkyMarathon and on Sunday the brutal SkyMarathon course beckons with 42.2km of running and 2003m of ascent awaiting those who are still standing. The crowd noise on top of Mt Buffalo reaches a frenzy level as both the winners of the SkyMarathon and the Grand Slam finishers descend into bright for a well earned beverage at the Bright Brewery.

Buffalo Stampede 2015, Ultra Trail Run VIC

Buffalo Stampede 2015, Ultra Trail Run VIC

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Ascent: 8383m

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    MAPS and GPX files here

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    Course Description


    Please see the course descriptions here: SkySprint 10k Ultra SkyMarathon SkyMarathon


    History of the Grand Slam

    The Grand Slam was conceived by the Eastham brothers – David and Jim in 2015, when after spectating in 2014 at the inaugural event they considered it a worthy challenge. Despite their best efforts and the best efforts of 16 starters in the inaugural Grand Slam in 2015, only two runners finished the event, proving it is an absolute monster of a challenge. Matt Grills and Marina Brun – both runners propelling themselves onto a platform of respect and awe as they finished on top of Mt Buffalo.

    Hall of Famers

    • Matt Grills – 23h06m18s
    • Marina Brun – 32h44m55s

    Interview with Mat Grills after he finishes the Grand Slam on the top of Mount Buffalo.

    Marina Brunmarina Bruns

    matt Grills

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