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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: Red Ants Rumble AR
WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/Team-Red-Ants-Adventure-Racing-350428032498/
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/376569246533090/
DATES: 21-23 February 2020
LOCATION: Zip-X Loskop Adventures, Loskop Dam, Mpumalanga – 2 Hrs east of Pretoria
DISTANCE: 120km
WINNING TIME: 12hrs, course open 24hrs
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 1.0 (points x 1)

NAME: Merrell Transkei Tuff
WEBSITE: www.aloeadventures.co.za
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/wonadventure/
DATES: 20 – 22 March 2020
LOCATION: Ocean View Hotel, Coffee Bay, Wild Coast of South Africa
DISTANCE: 150km
WINNING TIME: 16-18 hours. Course open 28hrs
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 1.0 (points x 1)

NAME: Expedition Africa 500km
WEBSITE: https://www.facebook.com/kineticeventsafrica/
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/kineticeventsafrica/
DATES: 9 – 19 April 2020
LOCATION: Lesotho – The Kingdom in the Sky, Hotel Resort Afriski
DISTANCE: 500km
WINNING TIME: 3 days, course open 5 days
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 2.0 (points x 2)

NAME: EXP Africa Eswatini 120km
WEBSITE: http://www.kinetic-events.co.za/Events/Expedition-Africa-120-km-Eswatini
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/kineticeventsafrica/
DATES: 15 -17 May 2020
LOCATION: Legends Backpackers Lodge
DISTANCE: 120km
WINNING TIME: Winning team 12 hrs – open 24 hours
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 1.0 (points x 1)

NAME: EXP Africa Cape St Francis 120km
WEBSITE: http://www.kinetic-events.co.za/Events/Expedition-Africa-120-km-Cape-st-Francis
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/kineticeventsafrica/
DATES: 28 – 30 August 2020
LOCATION: Cape St Francis Resort
DISTANCE: 120km
WINNING TIME: Winning team 12 hrs – open 24 hours
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 1.0 (points x 1)

NAME: Africa Championship
WEBSITE: http://www.kinetic-events.co.za/Events/Expedition-Africa-120-km-Lesotho
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/kineticeventsafrica/
DATES: 30 Oct – 1 Nov 2020
LOCATION: TBC
DISTANCE: 120km
WINNING TIME: Winning team 12 hrs – open 24 hours
REGIONAL RANKINGS: Competition Status of 2.0 (points x 2)