ARWS Qualifiers

Estonian and Swedish Teams Complete the Podium at the AR World Championships

The Estonian ACE Adventure – La Sportiva team made one last spirited effort to run across the finish line at the Adventure Racing World Championships in Gallaecia today, and a couple of them even managed a jump to celebrate completing the 610km course.   Their feet were blistered and sore, …

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The Swedish Armed Forces Adventure Team are the new Adventure Racing World Champions! 

The team of serving Swedish offices crossed the line in a time of 4 Days 1 Hour and 55 minutes to win the 610km race and take the title for Sweden after more than 4 days of continuous racing through Gallaecia. It is the first time an all Swedish team …

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You Win Some, You Lose Some – The Estonians Falter on the Final Night

After 4 days of continuous trekking, mountain biking and paddling teams at the Adventure Racing World Championships in Spain have pushed themselves to the limit, and beyond.  On what will be their final night on the 610km course, the race leaders Estonian ACE Adventure – La Sportiva set off on …

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Back and Front of the Race Come Together at AR World Championship

The back and the front of the race came together again today at Transition 4 in As Pontes, when those teams who were short-coursed at TA2 were brought forward to restart the race, setting off again only after the top 5 teams had passed through. Fourteen teams had been bussed …

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The Leaders in Lugo – Just Minutes Apart

After nearly 3 continuous days of racing, the leading two teams at the Adventure Racing World Championships passed through a checkpoint in the city of Lugo on a wet Tuesday morning. The leading team, Estonia ACE Adventure – La Sportiva, left checkpoint 26 at 8.42, having completed an orienteering challenge …

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Drama on the First Kayak Stage at the Adventure Racing World Championships

The leaders at the Adventure Racing World Championships 2021 are now paddling the Rio Sil on a 90km kayaking stage, which they began last night.  This is stage 3 of 7 in the race, and the teams have been racing for 45 hours non-stop so far, with a third of …

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The Night of the Navigators – Eastern Europe Leads the Way

The Manzaneda ski resort is the setting for the first transition at ARWC and it took the fastest teams nearly 23 hours to arrive. The length of the trek, the tricky navigation and the bad weather put them a couple of hours behind the predicted fastest time, and it was …

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