Raid Gallaecia

Team FMR of France Win the First ARWS European Championship at Raid Gallaecia

After a closely fought and exciting race, where the leaders were separated by only a few minutes during 185kms of non-stop trail running, mountain biking and sea paddling, it was the FMR team from France who won the first ARWS European Championship title. The race was hosted by Raid Gallaecia, …

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Raid Gallaecia Prepares to Host the First ARWS European Championship

  Raid Gallaecia once again takes centre stage this weekend, as the host of the Championship race for the 2022 ARWS European Series. Teams are now flying into the city of A Coruña, a venue many of the racers will know well after it hosted the Adventure Racing World Championship …

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The Final Team Crosses the Finish Line at the 2021 Adventure Racing World Championships

Team Pena Guara-Sherpa (Spain) were the last team across the finish line of the 2021 Adventure Racing World Championships at Raid Gallaecia today, arriving 16 minutes before the midday course closure time.  Not that they were too worried, they even said they thought of stopping for a beer, but heard …

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11 Different Nations in the Top 20 Teams at the Adventure Racing World Championships

As the race moved into its 7th and final day, 64 teams had now crossed the line, 18 were still on the course (though not all ranked), and of the 64 finishers, 30 had completed the full course.   It has been a race with some surprises in the rankings, …

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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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