AR World Championship

The 2022 Adventure Racing World Series – What a Year!

The start of the 2022 AR World Championship in Paraguay

How do you sum up a year of the Adventure Racing World Series?   The diversity, scale and global span are hard to encompass as the Series grows each year.  The numbers provide a starting point, but they don’t tell the whole story. In 2022 there were 35 ARWS races, so …

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Teams from 33 Nations Enter the 2023 Adventure Racing World Championship in Africa

Expedition Africa Flag Parade at Cape St. Francis

“If you want to go fast, go alone.  If you want to go far, go together.”  That African proverb was quoted by Clinton Mackintosh of the veteran South African team Cyanosis AR, when asked how he felt about the Adventure Racing World Championships being hosted in South Africa next year.  …

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Entries Open Soon for the 2023 Adventure Racing World Championship in Africa

The Eastern Cape coast will feature in the ARWC2023 course

The Adventure Racing World Championship will be held in Africa of the first time next year, and entries open on November 1st. The 700km race will be hosted by Expedition Africa, and the 18th World Championship will be the culmination of next year’s Adventure Racing World Series, which comprises 9 …

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Paraguay Delivers a Dream Destination for the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship

At the closing ceremony for the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship, Race Director Gustavo Borgognon said, “Ten years ago I had a dream to bring the World Championship to Paraguay, to show my country to the world.  People always asked me; ‘Where is Paraguay?’ and now I want you all …

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Nine Nations Represented in the Top 10 at the Adventure Racing World Championship

When Team Gymcity (Poland) and Team Nordisk (Denmark) crossed the finish line at the Adventure Racing World Championship in Paraguay they placed 9th and 10th after 5 and a half days of tough racing. With their finishes the ARWC 2022 top 10 was made up of 9 different countries; New …

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Experience Counts for the top 5 teams at the Adventure Racing World Championship

The top five teams at the Adventure Racing World Championship in Paraguay come from New Zealand, Sweden, Brazil, Estonia and the Czech Republic and their placings are no surprise, given the experience of the teams.  Experience is everything in expedition adventure racing, you have to earn the right to be …

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Team Avaya of New Zealand are the 2022 Adventure Racing World Champions

Team Avaya crossed the finish line of the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship at 18.48 in the town of Tobati this evening to reclaim the title they last won on Reunion Island in 2018.  The Kiwi team are World Champions in the toughest endurance sport of them all once again, …

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Three Teams Battle for the Adventure Racing World Title

Transitions 4 and 5 at the Adventure Racing World Championships are in the same place, at the ‘La Rosada Museum’, which is beside the remains of an iron foundry that plays a significant role in the history of Paraguay. It’s a place that may play a significant role in this …

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Swedish Armed Forces and Avaya Head to Head at the Adventure Racing World Championship

Day 3 at the Adventure Racing World Championship began with a bang.  Thunder heralded big electrical storms, which lit up the night skies, and soon torrential rain was falling.  It continued all through the night and much of the day, with frequent intense downpours drenching the racers, raising the river …

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