ARWS Qualifiers

ITERA Takes Expedition Adventure Racing to New Heights in Scotland

The ITERA 2022 Expedition Adventure Race, the last ARWS Qualifier of 2022, was staged in the majestic wilderness of the Scottish Highlands and Islands.  Race organisers Open Adventure delivered an ambitious course, through unforgettable scenery, visiting iconic landmarks, and taking teams to remote places, which few people ever get to …

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The ITERA Expedition Adventure Race returns to the Highlands of Scotland

Oban will host ITERA 2022

The ITERA Expedition Adventure Race returns to the Highlands of Scotland from August 14th -19th, and will once again be part of the Adventure Racing World Series. Teams from the UK, Sweden, Holland, USA, France, Poland, Ireland, Canada and Denmark will be among the 34 teams to assemble at the …

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Exploring the Amazon Rainforest of Ecuador at a Unique Edition of Huairasinchi

Navigation in the Amazon

This year the Huairasinchi race in Ecuador took teams deep into the Amazon rainforest for an adventure unlike any the race had delivered before. Huairasinchi (a Kichwa word meaning strength of the wind) is the oldest race in the Adventure Racing World Series, and always one of the toughest.  The …

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The Amazon’s jungle, rivers and ancestral territories will be the setting for the 19th edition of the Huairasinchi Expedition Race in Ecuador

The Amazon Jungle of Ecuador

This year will be the first time that the Huairasinchi World Series expedition adventure race will be held in the lowlands of Ecuador, where the highest point does not exceed 1000 meters above sea level. The city of Tena is the epicenter of this mega adventure and the teams will …

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Mountain Magic at Raid in France – Savoie Mont Blanc

Raid in France returned to the international stage and the Adventure Racing World Series this year, with their 11th edition in the majestic Savoie Mont Blanc region of the Alps. It was the first Raid in France since the organisation staged the AR World Championship on Reunion Island in 2018, …

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Exploring the Endless Mountains in Pennsylvania

The first Endless Mountains Adventure Race joined the Adventure Racing World Series this June as a demonstration race for 2022, attracting a strong entry of 32 teams. Most of the competitors were very experienced US racers, drawn by the reputation and organising talents of Brent Freedland and Abby Perkiss of …

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The Inaugural Endless Mountains Adventure Race Sets off into the Pennsylvania Wilds

The race briefing at Endless Mountains with ARWS CEO Heidi Muller

Thirty-two teams will line up at the start of Rootstock Racing’s inaugural Endless Mountains Adventure Race today. Over five days and 550 kilometers, the 108 racers lining up at the start will paddle scenic waterways, climb and traverse rocky ridges, and trek and bike through some of the state’s most …

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Expedition Canada Takes World Series Adventure Racing Back to its Roots

Expedition Canada attracted international teams from 7 different nations to the town of Kelowna in British Columbia, Canada, for the 5th event in the 2022 Adventure Racing World Series. After staging a Demonstration Race last year, the event stepped up to full AR World Series membership this year, with the …

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The Adventure Racing World Championship Goes to Africa for the first time in 2023

The Eastern Cape of South Africa will host the 2023 Adventure Racing World Championships

The 2023 Adventure Racing World Championship will be hosted by Expedition Africa, and held in the Kouga region of the Eastern Cape of South Africa in October. The race will be the 18th Adventure Racing World Championship, and the first to be held on the African continent. The 700km race …

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