ARWS Africa

 
The ARWS Africa Circuit is a collection of the best mid-distance adventure races in the Africa region.  Event organisers set unique courses to test athletes over 125-250km of non-stop day and night racing in the disciplines of trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, and navigation. Participating teams earn points towards their AR Regional Ranking and the winner of each round gains entry to the ARWS Africa Championship. The series winner of the Regional Championship gains and entry to the global Adventure Racing World Championship

 

 

ARWS Africa Calendar and Races

NAME: EXP Africa Drakensberg
WEBSITE: https://expafrica.net/
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/expafrica.net
DATES: 24 – 26 Feb 2023
LOCATION: Drakensberg
DISTANCE: TBC
WINNING TIME: TBC
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 0.5 (points x 0.5)

NAME: EXP Africa Hermanus
WEBSITE: https://expafrica.net/expedition-africa-swellendam/
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/expafrica.net
DATES: 24 – 26 March 2023
LOCATION: Hermanus
DISTANCE: 60km, 120km and 200km
WINNING TIME: 24 hours
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 0.5 (points x 0.5)

NAME: Mountain Mammoth Adventure
WEBSITE: TBC

FACEBOOK: TBC
DATES: TBC
LOCATION: Port Elizabeth
DISTANCE: 60km/120km/200km
WINNING TIME: 12 hrs  – open 24 hours
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 0.5 (points x 0.5)

NAME: No Frills No Fuss
WEBSITE: https://www.nfnf.co.za/
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/NoFrills.NoFuss/
DATES:16-18 June 2023
LOCATION: Cederberg, Western Cape
DISTANCE: 6hr, 12hr, 60hr
WINNING TIME: Winning team 45 hrs – course open 60 hours
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 0.5 (points x 0.5)

NAME: Merrell Transkei Tuff 2023
WEBSITE: www.aloeadventures.co.za
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/wonadventure/
DATES: TBC
LOCATION: TBC
DISTANCE: 150km
WINNING TIME:Winning team 12 hrs – open 24 hours
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 1.0 (points x 1)

NAME: Adventure Racing World Championship 2023
WEBSITE: https://expafrica.net/arws-world-championships-2023/
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/expafrica.net
DATES: 17 October to 29 October 2023
LOCATION: Eastern Cape, South Africa
DISTANCE: 700km
WINNING TIME: Winning team 4-5 Days – Course open 9 Days
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 2.0 (points x 2)