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The First Raid Del Viento Is Ready To Go!

Raid Del Viento, the last of this year’s Adventure Race World Series demonstration races starts on October 9th in Argentinean Patagonia with 31 teams including racers from 13 nationalities set to be on the start line. The race will take place in the province Neuquen starting from the town of …

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France Ertips Triumph – AR Croatia a Hit

56 hours and 6 minutes was the time it took for French team Ertips of Sam Hubert, Clement Eldin, Stephanie Bianchi, Julien David Barranger to win the inaugural Adventure Race Croatia.  Leading throughout the second half of the race they crossed the finish line in Petrcane, Croatia just before dawn.  They …

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New AR World Series Race Starts in Croatia

For the first time the AR World Series is visiting Croatia with a new Demonstration race called the Adventure Race Croatia. 20 teams from 10 different countries started from the statue of Grgur Ninski at 8pm local time last night after receiving their maps at the “Lock Down” a few …

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Tough Racing at the Shenandoah Tough

After an intense 2 and a half days of racing, all the teams at the Shenandoah Tough 2018 have now finished and are off the course.  Racing not only the other teams and the route set by they organisers, they were also racing to finish the course before the rain …

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Dark Clouds Won’t Scare Us Away!

The spirit of the adventure racing community and the athletes willingness to go out for an “adventure” regardless of the obstacles laid before them, was clearly seen at the map handout for the Shenandoah Tough in the USA.  While no doubt nervous, many athletes put on brave smiles and joked …

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Bad Weather Brewing for Shenandoah Tough

Hurricane Florence is predicted to move into the East coast of USA on Thursday 14th September and the organisers of the Shenandoah Tough are carefully watching the forecasts and weather models and preparing contingencies for the race.  Maps of the storm’s trajectory show it is most likely to make landfall …

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Raid Gallaecia Opens 20 Spots for 2019

Release by Raid Gallaecia 4 Sep 2018. Mariña Lucense, north of Lugo country in Galicia, Spain, will hold the Gallaecia Raid 2019. A new racing area never explored before in an adventure race, where mountain and sea join for an outstanding course for an adventure race which will include mountain …

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There was an idea…

There was an idea.. There was an idea.. To bring together, a group of ordinary people… #niargames Posted by Nordic Islands Adventure Race on Sunday, August 19, 2018

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Swedish Armed Forces Adventure Team Claim Nail Biting Victory at NIAR

Swedish Armed Forces Adventure Team (SAFAT) have claimed a nail biting victory at the inaugural Nordic Islands Adventure Race.  Team members Johan Hasselmark, Emil Dahlqvist, Malin Hjalmarsson and Samuel Clark crossed the finish line in Turku, Finland just before midnight on 15th August 2018.   However, at this critical juncture …

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The Twilight Zone

Aside from the elite teams, or maybe they hide it better, the twilight zone is that period of the race where most expedition racers are at their lowest, seeing only darkness ahead.  Every muscle hurts, sleep deprivation has it’s claws firmly attached and they begin asking themselves why they are …

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The Vikings set forth – NIAR 2018

The Nordic Islands Adventure Race 2018 is now underway and in the spirit of the Vikings teams set forth from Stockholm, Sweden on an epic 600+km journey taking them through the Åland archipelago to Finland.  Watch the teams live at http://live.arworldseries.com/niar18/   The race began with a spectacular abseil off …

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NIAR Pre Race Preparations – Nordic Style

23 teams have arrived at race HQ in downtown Stockholm to complete registration and checks prior to embarking on a 600+km Adventure Racing World Series expedition race called the Nordic Islands Adventure Race. HQ is set in the outdoor adventure themed hotel called “Downtown Camper by Scandic” where all of …

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The World’s Best Adventure Racers Head For Reunion Island

Released by https://www.sleepmonsters.com/ and Raid in France Reunion Island will welcome the Adventure Racing World Championship (ARWC) 2018 from November 4th to 16th.  This exceptional event, organized in France for the second time, will welcome 65 international teams from 21 nations to a spectacular start line on the Indian Ocean Island (a …

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Racing In the Patagonian Landscape Least Travelled

Press Release https://www.sleepmonsters.com/news.php?article_id=6325 The impressive and varied mountain landscapes of Patagonia have attracted expedition adventure races in the past, in both Chile and Argentina, but none have visited the region of North Neuquén, which will host this year’s Raid Del Viento. Hotspots further south may attract the bulk of the visitors …

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Team Movistar Terra Aventura Win in Ecuador

The team movistar terra adventure continued to maintain as an absolute leader of the race during all stages, and after having completed the route in 55 hours with 22 minutes reached goal and became the winners for second year of the Competition with major editions of adventure worldwide.  During the …

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HuairasinchiMovistar Day 2 Report

Day 2 of HuairasinchiMovistar ARWS 2018 started with teams finishing a long bike leg #4, and arriving in trekking to CP8, Parque La Familia and Parque de Aventura San Martin in Baños for the rope system. This imposing rope system paralyzed more than one due to its height, the rock/lava …

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HuairasinchiMovistar ARWS 2018: The Route of the Sacred Water

HuairasinchiMovistar ARWS 2018, started, today, Sunday July 22nd, and as usual in adventure races, with many unforeseen circumstances, solidarity and excitement. Follow the action live at http://live.arworldseries.com/ecuador18/ Teams started the day very early since buses left Hotel Sangay in Baños at 4h30am to take all teams to the start line at …

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Huairasinchi Movistar 2018

Proyecto Aventura will be organising the 15th edition of “HUAIRASINCHI” Movistar 2018 from the 21-25th July and welcomes you to the oldest adventure race in Ecuador. It is the adventure race with the most number of editions in the world. For the first time it will be held around the …

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Dream Team to Organise ARWC 2019

The 2019 AR World Championship will be organised by a team made up of the best race organisers, athletes and media from around the world.   While the location has still to be announced, AR World Series Director Craig Bycroft said “We will be taking the championship to an entirely …

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