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2018 Season Kicks off in Belize

The first AR World Series race of 2018 will kick off in Belize on the 24th Feb with the Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge. 15 Teams from around the world are now arriving at the Cahal Pech Resort in Belize to begin the pre-race preparations.  A number high profile AR World …

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AR World Championship 2018 La Réunion

Adventure Racing World Championship 2018 – La Réunion, France – PRESS RELEASE 19 Feb 2018 The Adventure RacingWorld Championship 2018 will take place in the heart of Reunion Island. For the second time in the AR World Championship history, Raid in France will be the organiser of the championship and this …

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Entries Open to ARWC 2018 Reunion Island

The date has now arrived and teams with an AR World Ranking can secure a highly sought after spot to the AR World Championship 2018 on Reunion Island.  Race Director Pascal Bahuaud said “We have been preparing the route for this race for many years and it is a dream …

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ARWS – Mandatory Equipment List Update 2018

The list of Mandatory items that teams must carry in AR World Series adventure races has now been updated and is in effect for the 2018 season.  The list is available at https://arworldseries.com/resources/ A number of equipment definitions have been updated and the first aid kit contents has been amended. In …

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Racer Information Released – ARWC 2018 Reunion Island

The Racer Guide for the AR World Championship 2018, hosted by Raid in France, has been released.  ARWC2018 Racer Guide “La Reunion is Magic” is the catch phrase for the Championship and it is definitely looking to be a spectacular host of the AR World championship this year.  Entries open …

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ARWS Rules 1.5 Released

The official AR World Series Rules of Competition, Version 1.5, have been now been released and will replace all earlier versions. This version contains amendments which have been gathered through the 2017 season and are in draft prior to the start of the 2018 season.  It has also taken into …

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Four New Demonstration Races Hitting the ARWS Calendar in 2018

(Photo: Masato Tanaka, Race Director Adventure Race Japan) For release 3 November 2017 Four new Demonstration Races from the USA, Japan, Croatia, and Argentinian Patagonia will be included in the 2018 Adventure Racing World Series calendar. AR World Series Director Louise Foulkes said “The really unique thing about all these …

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XPD Expedition Race 2018 Heads to Bay of Fires, Tasmania

With iconic names such as Bay of Fires, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails and Wine Glass Bay, the North East Coast of Tasmania needs little introduction to adventure fans. Organisers are excited to announce that the Australian leg of the AR World Series is headed there from 16-24 March 2018. …

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Life Adventure Team, Adventure Racing World Series, and Proyecto Aventura

Life Adventure Team, Adventure Racing World Series, and Proyecto Aventura  Press Release Life Adventure Team (“LAT”), whose members are Gonzalo Calisto, Francisco Pinto, Juan José Calisto and Victoria Calero, raced Huairasinchi 2017, (“Huairasinchi” or the “Race”), which is a member of the Adventure Racing World Series (“ARWS”) and organized by …

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Entries Open to Inaugural Nordic Islands AR

Excitement around the new adventure race on the AR World Series calendar is building as teams get set to enter the Nordic Islands Adventure Race when they open on the 1st November at http://nordicislandsar.com . The race is scheduled from 12-18 August 2018 and will see 50 teams complete an …

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AR World Rankings Released – September 2017

The updated rankings after this years AR World Championship have now been released.  The AR World Rankings are a ranking order of the worlds adventure racing teams based on their 4 best results over the previous two years of AR World Series events.  390 teams currently qualify for an AR …

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Expedition Africa 2018 Namaqua West Coast – Africa is Calling YOU!

Promo video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t_47cMGva2Y Along the South West Coast of Africa lies an unequalled adventure playground. From desolate plateaus to mountain top farming communities, it is an area boasting juicy citrus fruit, stunning vineyards and epic landscapes that stretch as far as your eyes could possibly see. The official launch for …

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Winding Down in Wyoming

By Rob Howard of Sleepmonsters http://www.sleepmonsters.com/ With all the racers safely back and the course closed it was time for Adventure Enablers to give out the prizes and celebrate a successful conclusion to Cameco Cowboy Tough and the AR World Champs 2017. Both Race Director Mark Harris and Governor Matt Mead …

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On Casper Mountain

By Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com/ After the big hills of Wyoming the penultimate checkpoint on the 2017 Cowboy Tough course was set on top of Casper Mountain, overlooking the finish line in Casper itself.  In the context of the race it’s not a big climb, but it’s all relative and coming right …

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An International Top 10

By Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com Team Godzone Adventure came into a hot finish line at Casper on Monday afternoon to complete Cowboy Tough and finish in 10th place at the AR World Champs 2017.  Through the day teams Estonia ACE Adventure, FMR, Columbia Vidaraid and Black Hill/Opavanet had finished ahead of them. …

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The Podium Places Are Decided

By Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com/ Behind Seagate several teams have been battling for a podium position and it’s been impossible to guess who might come out on top as positions kept changing. Teams would make mistakes, lose places and recover as others made their own mistakes. And the final night of the …

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New Zealand Seagate – Still the Champions!

Written by Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com/ For the adventure racing fans dot-watching around the world the progress of Team New Zealand Seagate to the finish line of the AR World Champs at Cowboy Tough in Wyoming seemed assured.  But the world’s most experienced and successful AR team know it’s not over until …

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Resting Up, Re-Directs and Route Choices

Report by Rob Howard http://www.sleepmonsters.com/ As the sun rises on the 4th day of the race the remaining teams are scattered across the course, and all of them are making tough choices.  For those who are very close to their limit the toughest of all is whether they can keep going …

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