Nordic Islands AR

Record Entries Show Europe is Ready to Adventure Race Again!

Kayaking at Raid Gallaecia

It’s been a challenging year for all sports and especially for international events, and as a result, there will be no World Series, Expedition Adventure Races in Europe this year, but next year is shaping up to be an incredible year for European racing. Race organisers and teams are frustrated …

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The Adventure Racing World Series – Exploring Our World

There are many different sporting World Series, but for the chance to experience landscapes and cultures first hand, and to really explore somewhere new, nothing comes close to the Adventure Racing World Series.ARWS 2020 includes 10 destinations across the globe, spanning 6 continents and including some locations on every adventurers …

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

Follow Nordic Islands Adventure Race live at Social Media coverage by the race organiser at and Other coverage available at: NIAR Website – Sleepmonsters Facebook – –

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The Twilight Zone

Aside from the elite teams, or maybe they hide it better, the twilight zone is that period of the race where most expedition racers are at their lowest, seeing only darkness ahead.  Every muscle hurts, sleep deprivation has it’s claws firmly attached and they begin asking themselves why they are …

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The Vikings set forth – NIAR 2018

The Nordic Islands Adventure Race 2018 is now underway and in the spirit of the Vikings teams set forth from Stockholm, Sweden on an epic 600+km journey taking them through the Åland archipelago to Finland.  Watch the teams live at   The race began with a spectacular abseil off …

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