Expedicion Guarani

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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Stage One at the Adventure Racing World Championship Takes Teams to the Limit

The opening trek of the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship has delivered some amazing scenery for the teams to enjoy, and at the same time tested them to their limits and beyond. The leading teams completed the 122km stage on the afternoon of day 2 of the race and they …

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The 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship Starts in Paraguay

The start of the 2022 AR World Championship

At midday, in the small town of Jose Fassardi in central Paraguay, the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship began.  When the start gun fired, fifty-three teams set off to race a 550km course, racing non-stop over the next 7 days and nights.  They will trek, ride, climb and paddle, staying …

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How to Follow the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship in Paraguay

There is extensive media coverage of the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship and live online tracking so you can follow all of your favourite teams and keep up with the race news. The place to follow the tracking is https://raceplay.se/event?eventid=86 and this is now live. You can choose which maps …

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Paraguay Welcomes the Adventure Racing World Championship

The flag parade in Asuncion

As dusk settled across the streets of Asuncion, the lobby of Hotel Guarani, and the streets outside, began to fill with hundreds of athletes, all wearing their red, white and blue Expedicion Guarani race bibs. Each bib is personalised with their name and in the colours of the Paraguay flag, …

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Getting to the Start Line of the Adventure Racing World Championships

The Swedish Armed Forces team at Registration

At Hotel Guarani in the middle of downtown Asuncion, capital city of Paraguay, teams from around the world have now begun the first official formalities for the 2022 Adventure Racing World Championship.  On a sunny morning, the spacious swimming pool terrace and first floor meeting rooms are being used for …

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