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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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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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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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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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All Roads Lead to the Finish

Author : Rob Howard The last few days of bad weather on the Volcano have made the end of the race particularly hard for the teams at the back of the course.  All those I’ve spoken to have told me of the constant drenching rain and cold conditions, and the …

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Czech Republic and Estonia Take 4th and 5th

Author : Rob Howard The 4th team to cross the finish line at this year’s AR World Champs was ‘Black Hill Salomon Opava Net’ from the Czech Republic, finishing in a time of 132 hours 45 minutes.  They ran across the line at Village de Corail just after dark, holding …

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A Sprint Finish After 120 Hours of Racing

Author : Rob Howard You wouldn’t think it’s likely to have a sprint finish in an expedition adventure race, not after 5 days of brutal racing, on a 460km course, but it keeps happening, and it’s just happened again here at the AR World Champs on Reunion Island. Incredibly team …

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New Zealand Avaya – Champions Again!

Author : Rob Howard They said they were here to have fun and explore Reunion and that the result was secondary, that they had their doubts and were not confident, and expected to be caught at any time by the good teams chasing them. Yet, in the end, the result …

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Lost in the Land of the Volcano

Author : Rob Howard All of the action on day 4 took place on the East Coast of Reunion, but in some very different locations as the field spread out.  The leaders followed the coast southwards to the land of the volcano and they are now a day (or maybe …

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Chasing Shadows in the Canyons

Author : Rob Howard Teams slow down in the dark, but if it’s a Dark Zone they have to stop altogether as its deemed unsafe to continue.  So beating the dark zone on the second stage of the race, pack rafting and trekking in the canyons that sweep down to …

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Frantic First Night ARWC 2018

Author : Rob Howard – Night Stop at the Pool With teams running well ahead of the predicted fastest times the leaders arrived at CP4, at the swimming pool in the town of Cilaos before midnight.   First in were FRA – 400 team Naturex looking strong and composed, though the …

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Straight Off The Track

Author : Rob Howard Follow teams at http://live.arworldseries.com/arwc18/ Speaking before the start Nathan Fa’avae of defending champions Avaya, said, “It is strange not having the maps but Chris will pick our route to the first checkpoint and we’ll head straight off and try to catch those ahead of us. It’s up …

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Hot Wheels and High Fives – The Prologue

by Rob Howard As teams approached the village of Hell Bourg, the venue for the start and prologue they got their first real look at the vertiginous scenery of Reunion.  The buses took them up switchbacks into the mountains with vertical green walls studded with waterfalls either side of them  …

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Exploration and Magic – The Race Director’s View

by Rob Howard I took the opportunity to talk to Race Director Pascal Bahuaud this morning in the race office, while all around us the Raid in France staff we’re busy about their tasks in a buzzing race office. The day before a race it is rare to be able …

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Champions And Contenders For The World Title

by Rob Howard The team list for ARWC 2018-Reunion has 64 names on it. Some are there for the experience, some have won a place as a World Series race winner this year, others are contenders for a top 20, top 10, top 5 or podium place. They’ll have their …

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How to watch the action at the AR World Championship 2018

Don’t miss any of the action at the AR World Championship 2018 on Reunion Island.  Teams are arriving on the island now and the race starts on the 8th November. Live tracking at: http://live.arworldseries.com/ will keep you up to date with exactly where teams are during the race.  The site …

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ARWC 2019 – Location Announcement

The location of the 2019 Adventure Racing World Championship has been announced.  Watch the video to find out more! “Let me tell you about a land of sacred mountains and palm fringed coastlines. Where elephants wander and leopards prowl An island, Marco Polo called the most beautiful in the world …

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