ARWS Oceania

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Hells Bells! The Biggest 24 Hour Adventure Race in Australia is next on the ARWS Oceania Series

The Mountain Designs Hells Bells adventure race returns this weekend (August 6/7th).  It is round 2 of the 2022 ARWS Oceania Series and will be the biggest 24 hour adventure race ever held in Australia. A total of 90 teams (240 racers) will arrive at Kenilworth Show Grounds, ready to …

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The Mountain Designs Geoquest 20th Anniversary race kicks off ARWS Oceania 2022 this weekend

The 20th Mountain Designs Geoquest adventure race will take place this weekend with its headquarters in the coastal hamlet of Shoal Bay, NSW.  The race is the first in the 2022 AR World Series Oceania Series, and teams of 4 will race for up to 48 hours; trekking, mountain biking …

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New World No. 1 Team and New Regional Rankings in The Adventure Racing World Series

Team Torpedo Vidaraid

The Adventure Racing World Series has released their latest rankings update, including results from the recent World Championships in Spain, and 24-36 hour races around the world in the ARWS Regional Series from 3 continents. At a global level, there is new world #1 team, and quite a few changes …

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XPD Gets Back Out into the Outback to Explore Queenland’s Rivers of Gold

XPD, Australia’s iconic World Series expedition adventure race, took place in North Queensland last week with 31 teams trekking, biking and paddling non-stop for up to 6 days on a 472km course, starting and finishing in the beach resort of Palm Cove. The 11th edition of the race was one …

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Adventure Racing World Series Announces Regional Circuits For 2020

Adventure Racing started with Raid Gauloises, a multi-day outdoor epic in extreme environments. Most sports start small and get bigger, longer, faster and harder over the years, but not adventure racing, that started with expedition racing, which is still the pinnacle of the sport. They are the races that get …

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ARWS Oceania Circuit Takes Off

  Following from the recent ARWS announcement of Regional Circuits, the ARWS Oceania Circuit has launched with a high powered calendar of the best regional adventure races culminating in the Oceania Championship in 2020.   ARWS Oceania brings together the premiere 24-48hr adventure races through Australia and New Zealand.  These …

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XPD Australia 2020 Announced – Cape York “Rivers of Gold”

The 2020 edition of the XPD Expedition Race is themed “Rivers of Gold”.  Adventure racing teams from Australia and around the world will step back in time to follow the legendary 1870s Cape York gold rush of the Palmer and Hodgkinson Rivers.  This gold rush was described as “one of …

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