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Columbia Vidaraid Take The Title At The ARJ

Congratulations to Vidaraid Adventure Team – Champions at the ARJAdventure Race Japan! The team crossed the line after 45 hours and 16 minutes of racing after taking the lead in the final stages of the race. In true champion form they looked relaxed and happy to take the win. They said the two …

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Battle in the Mountains

At the time of writing, 34 hours into the race, Columbia Vidaraid had just taken the lead from Australian team Peak Dynamite Adventure for the first time in this race. Right now the teams are only 250m apart, but nearly 100m in elevation difference as they push their bikes up …

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The Chase is On at the Adventure Race Japan

At the time of writing, Australian team Dynamite Peak Adventure has an unexpected lead at the ARJ after 12 hours of racing. The race started at 0800 with the spectacular peaks of the Northern Japanese Alps as a back drop. The first leg was a 25 km circular hike through …

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ARJ – The Race Has Begun! Follow it Live

The first ARWS event in Japan has begun. You can follow all the action at http://arj-tracking.m2m-service.jp/Thingworx/Runtime/index.html#master=Mst_ARJ&mashup=ARJ201806 – make sure you check out the 3d feature of the map. Team Dynamite Peak Adventure have an early lead over Columbia Vadaraid after taking a different route to CP2.  

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Altay Expedition Stopped

XTrail, the organisers of the third edition of the Altay Expedition Race have announced the 2018 event has been stopped. The organizers are making all efforts to support and make arrangements for athletes in the following days. Race Directors Wei Jun said “We are devastated that after 12 months of …

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“Oh goodness, it’s the lost world.”  That’s what Louise Foulkes, co-director of the Adventure Racing World Series (ARWS) said when Raid in France organizers Nancy and Pascal Bahuaud approached her with the idea to host the ARWS World Championships in Reunion Island. Reunion Island, a region of France and the …

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