ARWS Qualifiers

ARWS Australia – XPD Heads to Bay Of Fires on Tasmania’s Stunning Coast in March 2018

With iconic names such as Bay of Fires, Blue Derby Mountain Bike Trails and Wine Glass Bay, the North East Coast of Tasmania needs no introduction to adventure fans. Organisers are excited to announce that the marquee race, XPD is headed there in March 2018. Athletes will race non-stop over …

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Cyanosis Triumph in Paraguay

The South African team Cyanosis delivered a powerful victory at the AR World Series Qualifier Expedición Guaraní in Paraguay.  Winning a prized qualification spot to the AR World Championship in August.  Clinton Mackintosh, Nicholas Mulder, Susan Carter-Brown and Rob Crichton dominated the race winning in 106 hours and 52 minutes. …

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Hope Fading for the Field to Catch Cyanosis

Hope is quickly fading for the field to catch race leaders Cyanosis from South Africa, who left on the penultimate leg of the race with an 18 hour lead.  They are expected to finish the 89km paddle in the early hours of Friday morning local time, then the 7th and …

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Cyanosis Breaks the Field

Course Manager Urtzi Inglesias warned teams that the 54km trek on Leg 4 could be the most difficult of the AR World Series Qualifying race, Expedición Guaraní, and his words were prophetic. Through the first three legs of the race the field had raced relatively close to together and the …

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“Now… We Just Want to Survive”

These words were spoken by Nicolas Vallejo of team Argentina Sportotal as they stumbled into the transition at the end of the second leg of the race, a 34km trek through the night.  Starting this leg in second place, they along with the many of the field, fell to the …

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The Heat is On!

Paraguay has turned up the heat for the AR World Series Qualifier Expedición Guaraní and it’s the South African’s of team Cyanosis who have stoked the fire. At 8am local time Race Director Gustavo Borgognon set 34 teams off on the first leg of the Expedicion Guarani, a 55km lake …

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Lost Bikes and Local Delicacies in Paraguay

Adventure racing teams have arrived at the small summer town of San Bernardino in Paraguay and are completing their pre race preparations for the ARWS Qualifier Expedición Guarani. The usual pre-race dramas have unfolded including all four bikes from French team DSN74 not arriving.  The race organisation have helped them …

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International Field Descends on Jungles of Paraguay

A strong field of 37 teams will take on the AR World Series race Expedición Guaraní in Paraguay from 6 – 11 March.  In the full length expedition category 21 of the teams are internationals which is a great sign for the event who joined the ARWS last year. Race …

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Entries to ARWS China are now Open!

Entries are now open for ARWS China, June 2 – 11. The race will take place in the Altay region on the Mongolian border which is home to the nomadic tribes. With a $2,000 entry fee that includes accommodation, food and a $50,000 prize purse – entries are sure to …

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