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December, 2019

  • 4 December

    ARWS Africa Series Launches for 2020

    The Adventure Racing World Series (ARWS) Regional Series is coming to Africa in 2020.  This regional series brings together the five premier 24hr adventure races from South Africa, Lesotho and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) into an annual calendar culminating in the Regional Championship.  Heidi and Stephan Muller from Kinetic Events Africa …

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November, 2019

  • 13 November

    Expedition Oregon – Become your own Legend

    The third edition of Expedition Oregon will be May 12-17, 2020. Since it first launched in 2018, the event has become one of the most competitive and technical expedition races on the ARWS circuit.  With the ongoing motto, “Become your own Legend”, the race organization prides itself on pushing the …

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  • 7 November

    Team AR Sweden Take World #1 Spot In The AR World Series Ranking

    Racing along a beach in the dark on Reunion Island at the last Adventure Racing World Championships 400 Team (France) and Team AR Sweden were side by side, racing to the finish line after the all-conquering Team Avaya, who were already 6x World Champions. They were racing for second and …

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  • 6 November

    World Series Adventure Racing Debuts in Malaysia

     For Immediate Release World Series Adventure Racing arrived in Malaysia this week and for the athletes and organisers it was a life affirming experience.  For most of them it was a chance to explore their country in a way they could never have imagined before, and as almost all the …

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October, 2019

  • 10 October

    Canada to Host 2020 Demonstration Race

    For Immediate Release – 10 October 2019 ARWS Expedition Racing is coming to Canada next year with a new Demonstration Race from June 3rd to 7th from Penticton, British Columbia.  Labeled “BC Wild” Expedition Canada will be focused on the Okanagan Valley, an undiscovered adventure playground, offering everything from world …

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September, 2019

  • 30 September

    PC12 – Making Adventure Racing Dreams Come True in Colombia

     The PC12 Adventure Race in Colombia was the first of two new AR World Series Demonstration Races this year, and it proved to be a ground-breaking event on a tough course, raced in exceptionally hot conditions. After several years of peace in Colombia it is now safe to visit much …

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  • 29 September

    Adventure Race Croatia On The World Stage

    Adventure Race Croatia stepped up to the world stage this year with their first AR World Series qualifier, hosted on the Adriatic coast, with a 500km course set among the mountains and coastline of the Zadar region. Last year’s ARWS Demonstration race attracted 20 international teams and their experiences, and …

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  • 12 September

    Follow PC12 Adventure Race Colombia LIVE – Starting 11th September 2019

    Follow PC12 Adventure Race Colombia live at https://raceplay.se/event?eventid=51 Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/PC12AR/ and https://www.instagram.com/pc12adventurerace/ Other coverage available at: Sleepmonsters Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/ Sleepmonsters.com – https://www.sleepmonsters.com AR Live Coverage – https://www.facebook.com/arlivecoverage/ Race Website (general information) – https://www.pc12ar.com

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  • 10 September

    Follow Adventure Race Croatia LIVE – Starting 10th September 2019

      Follow Adventure Race Croatia live at https://tracktherace.com/en/adventure-race-croatia-2019/race Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/adventureracecroatia/ and https://www.instagram.com/adventure.race.croatia/ Other coverage available at: Sleepmonsters Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/ Sleepmonsters.com – https://www.sleepmonsters.com

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  • 10 September

    Sailing Adventures in Paradise – Expedition Africa Rodrigues

    Adventure Racing tests endurance, outdoor skill and team work by putting teams into new situations and locations, where they can explore and adapt to new challenges. The best races take teams to places they could only have dreamt of and ask them to try new skills and to find it …

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  • 1 September

    Follow Expedition Africa LIVE – Starting 1st September 2019

    Follow Expedition Africa live at http://www.kinetic-events.live Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/kineticeventsafrica/ and https://www.instagram.com/expafrica/ and https://twitter.com/kineticeventsZA Other coverage available at: Sleepmonsters Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/ Sleepmonsters.com – https://www.sleepmonsters.com

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August, 2019

  • 30 August

    Adventure Racing World Series Announces Regional Circuits For 2020

    Adventure Racing started with Raid Gauloises, a multi-day outdoor epic in extreme environments. Most sports start small and get bigger, longer, faster and harder over the years, but not adventure racing, that started with expedition racing, which is still the pinnacle of the sport. They are the races that get …

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  • 30 August

    ARWS Oceania Circuit Takes Off

      Following from the recent ARWS announcement of Regional Circuits, the ARWS Oceania Circuit has launched with a high powered calendar of the best regional adventure races culminating in the Oceania Championship in 2020.   ARWS Oceania brings together the premiere 24-48hr adventure races through Australia and New Zealand.  These …

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  • 25 August

    Expedición Guaraní Will Host the 2020 Adventure Racing World Championships in Paraguay

    Expedición Guaraní Will Host the 2020 Adventure Racing World Championships in Paraguay The 2020 Adventure Racing World Championships will take place next September in Paraguay, South America!   The race will be hosted by Expedición Guaraní, a member of the Adventure Racing World Series for the past 4 years, and …

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  • 22 August

    Lozere Team2raid Win In Wild Scotland At ITERA

    The ITERA Expedition Race attracted 37 international teams from 12 nations to Scotland for the latest round of the 2019 Adventure Racing World Series and they travelled from as far as Brazil and South Africa to race in the wild mountain terrain of the Highlands. The scenery, the weather and …

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  • 12 August

    Follow Itera Scotland Adventure Race LIVE – Starting 13th August 2019

    Follow Itera Scotland Adventure Race live at http://live.opentracking.co.uk/itera19/ Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/openadventure/ and https://twitter.com/openadventure Other coverage available at: Sleepmonsters Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/ Sleepmonsters.com – https://www.sleepmonsters.com

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  • 6 August

    ITERA Welcomes Teams to Inverness and Scotland’s Wild North

     The ITERA expedition adventure race is preparing to welcome teams from around the world to the city of Inverness and the Scottish Highlands.  Thirty seven teams of 4, from 12 nations and 4 continents, will be on the start line on August 12th.  However, until the day before the start …

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July, 2019

  • 28 July

    Swedish Teams Dominate Nordic Islands Adventure Race

    Swedish teams have always featured among the elite of Adventure Racing (one year there were 4 Swedish teams in the top 6 at the World Championships), so it’s fitting to see a Swedish expedition race in the AR World Series. The Nordic Islands Adventure Race was launched in 2018 and …

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  • 13 July

    Follow Nordic Islands Adventure Race LIVE – Starting 13th July 2019

    Follow Nordic Islands Adventure Race live at https://raceplay.se/event?eventid=47 Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/nordicislandsadventurerace/ and https://www.instagram.com/nordicislandsar/ Other coverage available at: NIAR Website – https://niargames.com Sleepmonsters Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/ Sleepmonsters.com – https://www.sleepmonsters.com

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  • 11 July

    Refereeing The AR World Series – It’s A Tough Job, But Someone Has To Do It!

    Who’d be a referee?  It’s a tough job taking sides, having every decision questioned and taking abuse from the crowds … but in World Series Adventure Racing it’s not like that, not at all.  There’s no crowd to win over, no sides either, and the teams being adjudicated are generally …

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June, 2019

  • 17 June

    The Magic and Myth of Huairasinchi

    The Huairasinchi expedition adventure race in Ecuador is one of the longest established races of its kind in the world, it’s one of the hardest, and it’s one which teams return to again and again. This year’s race was the 16th edition and was round 5 of the 2019 Adventure …

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  • 9 June

    Follow Huairasinchi Ecuador LIVE – Starting 10th June 2019

    Follow Huairasinchi Ecuador live at https://raceplay.se/event?eventid=43  Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/Huairasinchi/ and https://www.instagram.com/huairasinchi/ Other coverage available at: AR Live Coverage Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/arlivecoverage/ Sleepmonsters Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/ Sleepmonsters.com – https://www.sleepmonsters.com

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  • 7 June

    Last two weeks to enter the Nordic Islands Adventure Race “Valhalla”

    6.6.2019 For immediate release In July 11.-21. Nordic Islands Adventure Race “Valhalla” will take its competitors on an epic 700km journey from Åre in Sweden to Ålesund in Norway.  Along the way, athletes will cross the international border, Scandinavian mountain range, countless gorgeous valleys as well as number of truly …

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  • 5 June

    XPD Australia 2020 Announced – Cape York “Rivers of Gold”

    The 2020 edition of the XPD Expedition Race is themed “Rivers of Gold”.  Adventure racing teams from Australia and around the world will step back in time to follow the legendary 1870s Cape York gold rush of the Palmer and Hodgkinson Rivers.  This gold rush was described as “one of …

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  • 2 June

    New Adventure Racing World Series Rankings Released

    The latest Adventure Racing World Series rankings are now out with the inclusion of points from the 4 races which have taken place so far this year.   During Expedition India, Expedicion Guarani (Paraguay), Expedition Oregon (USA) and Raid Gallaecia (Spain) teams from all around the world have raced over …

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May, 2019

  • 22 May

    Team Yeti Of Denmark Win Raid Gallaecia

    Raid Gallaecia takes place every two years, but it is definitely worth waiting for and this year the victors were the first ever Danish team to win an Adventure Racing World Series race. After racing through 3 nights with only a few hours of sleep, paddling white water rapids and …

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  • 21 May

    ITERA Attracts Internationals To The Scottish Highlands

     For immediate release Organising and marketing an expedition adventure race requires imagination and skill, a willingness to take risks, and faith in your ability to put the right package together to attract enough teams.  It’s a blend Open Adventure have been working on for over a decade, and the entry …

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  • 11 May

    Follow Raid Gallaecia LIVE 12-18 May 2019

    Follow Raid Gallaecia live at https://tracktherace.com/en/raid-gallaecia-2019/live Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/RaidGallaeciaExpeditionRace/ and https://www.instagram.com/raidgallaecia/ Race and team Information available at https://tracktherace.com/en/raid-gallaecia-2019/live/players Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bendracing/ Other coverage from https://www.facebook.com/arlivecoverage/ and https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/

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  • 8 May

    The Adventure Racing World Championships 2019 in Sri Lanka Cancelled

    The Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka were both shocking and horrific. The huge loss of life suffered in bombed churches and hotels and the subsequent instability within the country have, of necessity, forced a reassessment of any visits to the country.  One consequence of the attacks is the decision …

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  • 2 May

    Raid Gallaecia – Better Every Time

    For Immediate Release Adventure Racing teams know they can never have a perfect expedition race because over several days and many disciplines there is always something which could be improved.  Sometimes it is just luck with weather or equipment which could have favoured them rather than hindered them, and it …

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  • 2 May

    Adventure On The Oregon Trail

    With adventure racers of the calibre of Jason and Chelsey Magness as Race Directors, the Oregon wilderness to set a course in and the competition of international teams from an AR World Series race there were high hopes of Expedition Oregon, and it delivered. The race was a demonstration event …

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April, 2019

  • 30 April

    Malaysia to Host ARWS Demonstration Race This October

    For Immediate Release The Yang di-Pertuan Agong, also known as the Supreme Head or the King of Malaysia, officiated and acknowledged the Adventure Race ( AR ) World Series Malaysia during the 100th Anniversary celebration of Fraser Hill ( a mountain resort in the state of Pahang ).  The AR …

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  • 26 April

    Follow Expedition Oregon live – 25-28 April 2019

    Follow Expedition Oregon live at http://live.enabledtracking.com/xpdor19/ Social Media coverage by the race organiser at https://www.facebook.com/BendRacing/ Race and team Information available at https://www.bendracing.com/expedition-oregon Instagram https://www.instagram.com/bendracing/ Other coverage from https://www.facebook.com/arlivecoverage/ and https://www.facebook.com/SleepMonsters/ and https://www.facebook.com/randy.ericksen Photo: Honza Zac Photographer

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  • 15 April

    Expedicion Guarani – A Warm Welcome and a Tough Challenge

    Expedicion Guarani in Paraguay was the second Adventure Racing World Series event of 2019, and it was also the toughest in the 5 year history of this South American expedition race.  The race winners were Team Columbia Vidaraid (Brazil) and after a faultless race they completed an epic 27 hour …

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  • 2 April

    Follow Expedicion Guarani Live – 2-6 April 2019

    Follow Expedicion Guarani live at https://raceplay.se/event?eventid=37 Social Media coverage https://www.facebook.com/expedicionguarani/ Instagram https://www.instagram.com/expedicionguaranipy/  

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  • 1 April

    Expedition India – An Incredible Adventure

    Expedition India – An Incredible Adventure The 2019 Adventure Racing World Series started on a high when Expedition India took place last week in the Himalayan foothills. The race began in Manali with teams setting off on their mountain bikes in freezing conditions between high banks of snow, and finished …

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March, 2019

  • 23 March

    Follow Expedition India Live – 23-31 March 2019

    Follow Expedition India live at http://www.kinetic-events.live Social Media coverage at https://www.facebook.com/XPDINDIA and https://www.instagram.com/ar.india/ Photo: Terence Vrugtman

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  • 18 March

    ITERA – A Highland Journey in the Making

    For immediate release 12/03/2019 Teams from all over the world will arrive in Inverness in August for the ITERA, an extraordinary 5 day non-stop expedition adventure race. Trekking, kayaking, climbing, canyoning and mountain biking through the magnificent scenery of the Scottish Highlands is the main attraction of course, and so is …

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  • 1 March

    Worlds Best Set Sights on Sri Lanka

    Sri Lanka has been a huge drawcard with teams from France, United Kingdom, South Africa, Czech Republic, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Ecuador, China, Japan, Ireland, Canada, Switzerland, Belgium and USA signing up for the AR World Championship 2019. In addition to the worlds best, there is an unprecedented …

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February, 2019

  • 28 February

    Inspiration and Adventure in Gallaecia

    Raid Gallaecia takes place this May from the port of Viveiro, a town which has a great maritime heritage.  It is a place with a spirit of adventure too and that is epitomised by the race Patron Ramón Blanco. Born in the nearby village of Ourol, just 10k from Viveiro, …

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  • 14 February

    Entries are now open for the Adventure Racing World Championship 2019 in Sri Lanka!

        The first round of 30 entries the the AR World Championship 2019 in Sri Lanka are now open! Click here to enter. Round 1 is open online for one week from 15-21st February exclusively to teams holding an AR World Series Ranking.  These teams are listed at https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.44/405.520.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/AR-World-Series-Rankings-Start-Cycle-26.pdf …

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  • 5 February

    Piecing Together The Adventure Racing World Championships in Sri Lanka

    The Adventure Racing World Championship will be held in Sri Lanka in December this year. It is the first time this prestigious international event has been held in Asia, and when entries open on February 15th teams from all around the world will begin their journey to this vibrant and …

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  • 1 February

    ITERA Brings Expedition Adventure Racing Back To The Scottish Highlands

      The Scottish Highlands are one of Europe’s great wilderness areas and a natural location for a full scale expedition adventure race, an event which covers long distances, includes multiple disciplines and where teams of 4 race unsupported and non-stop over 4 or 5 days.  Now Open Adventure, the UK’s …

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January, 2019

  • 18 January

    Raid Gallaecia Welcomes You to Spain’s Wild West

     For Immediate Release After a two year wait one the most popular races in the Adventure Racing World Series returns with the 4th edition of Raid Gallaecia taking place from May 11th to 19th. The venue this time will be the coastal fishing port of Viveiro in the province of …

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  • 15 January

    Your Chance to Race in the Mountains of the Gods

    Press Release – Expedition India: Since its launch at the last AR World Championships excitement has been building about the newest race in the AR World Series – Expedition India! It is the first ARWS race of the year (starting March 20th) and is a rare chance to race in …

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  • 7 January

    Teams Prepare For the Adventure Race World Championships in Sri Lanka

    Press Release – 8 January 2019 The Adventure Racing World Championships will be held in Sri Lanka in December this year and ahead of entries opening in February teams are preparing for the most competitive and high profile expedition adventure race of the year, and the opportunity to visit a …

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December, 2018

  • 14 December

    Press Release Adventure Race Croatia

    Press Release Adventure Race Croatia This year Adventure Race Croatia (ARC) presented teams with the new demonstration race in the ARWS calendar and it turned out to be a big success. 20 teams from 11 countries covered over 300 kilometers of variable terrain in Zadar region and got to experience …

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  • 13 December

    AR World Series Offers Worldwide Adventure

    There is nothing else quite like the Adventure Racing World Series (ARWS). It combines travel, adventure, camaraderie and competition in a yearlong sporting competition which seeks out bucket list destinations and on arrival takes the competing teams to hidden locations which tourists, and even the locals, never get to see. …

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  • 10 December

    Press Release for Expedition India

    Photos: Adventure Life Media Services Kinetic Events India are very excited and proud to announce the second edition of  Expedition India, to be held in the area of Himachal Pradesh in India from 20 to 31 March 2019.  In 2017 Kinetic Events hosted the first Expedition India in Kashmir and …

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  • 3 December

    AR World Rankings Released – December 2018

    New Zealand Avaya are on top of the world holding a simultaneous AR World Number 1 ranking and the AR World Championship 2018 title.  This champion team secured victory at the recent AR World Championship on Reunion Island and with that, another cycle with the world’s top ranking.  Avaya have …

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