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ARWS Introduces Race Referees


Race Referees will adjudicate this year’s AR World Championship and also 2017 Qualifiers.  Referees will be independent of the race organisation and their role will be to check that ARWS Rules of Competition are followed by teams and issue penalties if they are not. Over time the ARWS will develop a …

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Adventure Racing World Championship Countdown Has Begun

In just eight weeks time the world’s toughest adventure athletes will be arriving in Australia to take part in the 2016 Adventure Racing World Championship (ARWC).  After landing in Sydney, New South Wales (NSW) they will be transported South to the host town of Ulladulla in the Shoalhaven. The championship …

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Seagate Win Raid in France in the Pyrenees


Raid in France went ‘Back to Nature’ in the Pyrenees this year, delivering their traditional mix of tough and technical racing in exceptional scenery. This year 28 teams from around the world gathered at the town of Font-Romeu, among them the defending World Champions, Seagate, and the defending Raid in …

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Seagate Victorious at Raid in France


It’s a beautiful morning in Saint-Pierre-La-Mer for the finish of Raid in France 2016, where New Zealand team, Seagate, took first place at around 8:30 this morning.  The team was firmly set for a finish in the dark, but poor conditions in the sea forced the race to halt them …

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French White Water Relieves Aching Feet

With the ferocious, highest peaks of the Pyrenees at their backs, and a few hours of well deserved sleep, fifteen teams set off at first light on day 2 of Raid in France to navigate the short distance to CP 8 and the start of the Raft section.  In the …

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430km of Expedition Racing in France


The eighth edition of the AR World Series Qualifier, Raid in France has begun it’s 430km journey from the Pyrnees to Saint-Pierre-la-Mer on the shores of the Mediterranean sea The first leg was a massive 76km trek over the grand Carlit peak at almost 3,000m.  A time check on top …

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FMR of France Win a Storm Ravaged ITERA Ireland


Expedition Adventure Racing returned to Ireland after a long break with ITERA moving outside the UK for the first time and setting a course down the Wild Atlantic West Coast.  It proved to be very wild indeed over 5 days of almost continuous heavy rain and gale force winds which …

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The Final Push – Itera 2016


Teams are battling horrendous weather on the final stages of the ARWS Qualifier race, Itera in Ireland as they make their final push to the finish line at Louch Leane near Killarney. An outstanding performance by French team FMR has seen them leading for most of the race with Sweco …

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