69+ ADVENTURE RACES WORLDWIDE

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12
Jul

South America Series Expedición Guaraní

World Champs Qualifier

In Expedición Guaraní, participants will travel about 400km through the most beautiful places in the country.

12 Jul - 18 Jul 2024 (Past Race)
Distance
400km
Course Open
120hrs
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
40

19
Jul

North America Series Pocket Gopher Extreme Challenge

In 2024 the Pocket Gopher Challenges are coming back to where it all began, Nerstand MN.

19 Jul - 21 Jul 2024 (Past Race)
Distance
150-250km
Course Open
30hrs & 12 Hrs
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
200 people

26
Jul

Europe Series ITERA - LITE

ITERA-lite is designed to be a do-able stepping stone to expedition length events for new adventure racers, a training opportunity for established teams, and of course, a great race and adventure in its own right!

Expect around 300km of non-stop multisport action with stages comprising trekking, mountain-biking, kayaking, navigation and special stages – we aim to take you to some hidden gems.

26 Jul - 29 Jul 2024
Distance
300km
Course Open
2 days
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
60 Teams

27
Jul

Nestled high in the Allegheny Mountains, the race course will explore the diverse and rugged terrain of the Canaan Valley.

27 Jul - 28 Jul 2024
Distance
100 miles
Course Open
24 Hours
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
100 Teams

27
Jul

North America Series Gold Rush AR Summer Challenge

Join us for Gold Rush 2024 Summer Challenge Races -- the USARA Nationals qualifier 24-Hour Summer Challenge and a 6-Hour Bike/Trek race.

27 Jul - 28 Jul 2024
Distance
70miles
Course Open
24hours
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
108

03
Aug

The stories are legendary – with the first event in 2005, Hells Bells 24hr Adventure Race has a proud history in Australia as one of the country’s longest running adventure races.

Based on Queensland’s beautiful Sunshine Coast, competitors travel from all over Australia and overseas. It is a tough event and the highlight of many competitors calendars.

03 Aug - 04 Aug 2024
Distance
120km, 80KM
Course Open
24hours
Teams
2 & 4 PERSON
Limit
N/A

03
Aug

North America Series Race the Phantom

24HR PHANTOM
The race will officially start on Saturday morning at 8:00am and the course will close at noon on Sunday.
There will be no 'dark zones' planned. You will manage your own time. If you need to sleep, go for it, but you do it on the clock.
You will need a mountain bike (min front shock) for this one. I will supply the canoes, you will supply your own paddle gear, I will provide your maps, and lots of mosquitos.

03 Aug - 04 Aug 2024
Distance
120km
Course Open
24 Hours
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
100 Participants

09
Aug

Endurance Quest is an adventure race in the Finish archipelago. The race will be 24 hours and 250 km in length, and is to be raced in mixed teams of four people.

09 Aug - 11 Aug 2024
Distance
250km | 200km
Course Open
30 hours
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
30 Teams

14
Aug

North America Series AR PANAMÁ

World Champs Qualifier

Panamá it´s a fantastic place, here you will find a great combination between the beautifull beaches and the wild jungle. During 5 days, every team will live a journey that create an unforgettable experience. We want that your team, your family and friens come to enjoy the race course, the ocean, rivers, mountains, jungle, the culture and the lovely people of panamá.

14 Aug - 24 Aug 2024
Distance
500km
Course Open
6 Days
Teams
4 Persons
Limit
40

24
Aug

Regional Championship

The X-Marathon – Oceania ARWS Championship winner in 24h Premier Mixed Category (team of four) will receive a free entry to the ARWS World Championships 2025. 

24 Aug - 25 Aug 2024
Distance
120km
Course Open
24hrs
Teams
Teams of 2 and 4
Limit
25 Teams

30
Aug

Europe Series GRAM

"The GRAM 2024 X Raid in France will be an ambitious adventure, proposing an entirely new route through the beautiful mountains of Matheysine, at the edge of Ecrins National Parc in France.
To finish full-race, you will have to face up to 90 km and 5,000 m of elevation gain in 24h. But optional kites and time gates are here so everyone could finish and enjoy his journey.

30 Aug - 01 Sep 2024
Distance
90km
Course Open
24hours
Teams
Team of 3 & 4
Limit
30 Teams

05
Sep

North America Series Raid International Témiscamingue

Stage Race

A 2 days Stage Race plus a prologue involving local youth. This event will be held in the heart of the Anishinaabe territory, making it a showcase for Indigenous culture thanks to a close partnership with local First Nations communities. Expect to push your limits in this fast pace and grueling adventure race!

If you're a little crazier than average, you like great multi-sport adventures and you have a partner you can count on no matter the conditions, the Raid International Témiscamingue is the event for you!

This unique adventure in Canada (Quebec), will allow you to discover the immense forest territory, the diversity of the fauna and the quality of the landscapes of Temiscamingue. It is a true paradise for outdoor enthusiasts!

This year, the event will also be included in the ARWS North America Regional ranking points which will allow the teams to come and get valuable points for the rest of their season.

Are you looking forward to discover the 160 km course which includes a section of running, cycling, canoeing, swimming and rope activities? Also, expect a few surprises for even more fun!

05 Sep - 08 Sep 2024
Distance
160KM
Course Open
3 Days
Teams
2 Member
Limit
25 Teams

06
Sep

World Champs Qualifier

Just what kind of race is Expedition Oregon? One of a kind.

06 Sep - 14 Sep 2024
Distance
350miles
Course Open
6 Days
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
80

07
Sep

Europe Series Raid Tierra de Cameros

"Enter a unique adventure experience through the impressive region of La Rioja. Its enchanting landscapes, rich wine culture and the perfect combination of challenging terrain make this race an unforgettable experience for adventure lovers. Discover the natural diversity of La Rioja in Raid Tierra de Cameros.

Tierra de Cameros is a race designed by Urtzi Iglesias, race director of Expedition Guaraní with 8 editions behind him and with the organization of a world championship included.
"

07 Sep - 08 Sep 2024
Distance
180km
Course Open
30 hours
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
Limited

13
Sep

North America Series Chisholm Trail Adventure Race

Are you tough enough to race the Chisholm Trail? This ARWS 24 hour adventure race will take you back in time to retrace the trails of cowboys driving cattle up the Chisholm Trail. Be ready to paddle up the Brazos River and navigate across a variety of challenging landscapes both on your mountain bike and on foot searching for check points along the way.

13 Sep - 14 Sep 2024
Distance
250KM
Course Open
24hours
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
100 Teams

14
Sep

North America Series Swamp Donkey Adventure Race

"Unleash your spirit for adventure with a non-stop, 6-9 hr adventure race through the rugged Manitoban wilderness! Teams of three use a map and compass to navigate an unmarked course through the back country of eastern Manitoba.

14 Sep - 14 Sep 2024
Distance
70km
Course Open
9 hours
Teams
Team of 3
Limit
110 Teams

20
Sep

Regional Championship

The Adventure Race World Series are coming back to The Netherlands after an adventurous and brutal edition in 2022 and 2023. In 2024 the AR European Series are organised again after the success of previous years and Raid Lowlands will be the host of the European Championship in 2024.

20 Sep - 22 Sep 2024
Distance
200km
Course Open
36hours
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
Limited

21
Sep

Africa Series NO FRILLS NO FUSS

As is customary with NFNF Adventure Races, there will be multiple distance options on offer, all of which will be an adventure unrivaled! Think beautiful big mountains, tricky terrain, route choices galore...

There will be options for the seasoned campaigner and the newbie alike! Let's not forget the warstories around the campfire at the end, a big focus of NFNF events!

21 Sep - 23 Sep 2024
Distance
200km
Course Open
36hrs
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
None

27
Sep

USARA has hosted a 30-hour National Championship Adventure Race since 2000, bringing together the top teams in the country to compete for the coveted championship trophy.

27 Sep - 28 Sep 2024
Distance
210km
Course Open
30 hours
Teams
Team of 3
Limit
90

28
Sep

South America Series DESERT CHALLENGE

This race will take place in the region of Coquimbo, the entry gate to the Chilean desert.

28 Sep - 29 Sep 2024
Distance
150 km
Course Open
30hours
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
20 Teams

28
Sep

North America Series Wilderness Traverse

A 24-Hour Adventure Race hosted annually in Ontario, Canada. Teams of 3 or 4 navigate using map and compass over 150 kilometers of rugged Canadian Shield back-country on foot, mountain bike and canoe.

28 Sep - 29 Sep 2024
Distance
150km
Course Open
30 hours
Teams
Team of 3 & 4
Limit
70

09
Oct

South America Series ANSILTA XK RACE NEUQUEN

Neuquéun, la Capital de la Patagonia recibe por primera vez a una XK Race, esta vez en su formato Traverse.
Imagina participar en una carrera de aventura en el valle de los dinosaurios en Neuquén, Argentina, donde la emoción del deporte se mezcla con la fascinación de explorar un terreno rico en historia prehistórica.


Los competidores podrían enfrentarse a desafíos que incluyen MTB, Trekking o Kayak a través de paisajes impresionantes, donde antiguos ríos y valles esculpidos por millones de años ofrecen un escenario único. Imagina cruzar ríos cristalinos y escalar formaciones rocosas, mientras te rodean vistas panorámicas de las montañas y cañones que sirven como telón de fondo para el descubrimiento de fósiles y huellas de dinosaurios.


Un destino épico en el valle del río Limay en una provincia petrolera que además es uno de los polos turísticos más importantes de Argentina.

09 Oct - 12 Oct 2024
Distance
300km
Course Open
3 Days
Teams
Team of 4, 3 & 2
Limit
N/A

11
Oct

South America Series Malacara Race - Brazil

"Located 75 km south of Florianópolis, Garopaba is known for its beautiful beaches and also The scenery is varied, lagoons, mountains, rivers, waterfalls, trails and cliffs everywhere. In addition, in some months of the year, Garopaba receives the illustrious visit of right whales.
this will be the scenario of the Malacara Race 15Okm Garopaba."

11 Oct - 12 Oct 2024
Distance
120km | 50km | 25km
Course Open
16 hours
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
110 Teams

19
Oct

North America Series Fall Foliage Adventure Race

Make a team or go solo as the temperatures start cooling off and the leaves start falling and changing color during our Fall Foliage Adventure Race in and around the stunningly beautiful Mason Neck peninsula in Lorton, Virginia.

19 Oct - 19 Oct 2024
Distance
80KM | 16KM
Course Open
14 hours
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
Limited

25
Oct

Africa Series Adventure South Africa

Adventure South Africa have a great track record of many years of staging Adventure Races and are a new member to ARWS Africa this year!

25 Oct - 27 Oct 2024
Distance
80KM | 150KM
Course Open
36 hours
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
100 Teams

26
Oct

Regional Championship

The Two Rivers Adventure Race is Rootstock Racing's premiere weekend adventure race. Combining Pennsylvania's natural wonder and industrial heritage, this 30-hour adventure race offers teams a journey through some of the state's best kept secrets. 

More details to follow on the 2024 course!

26 Oct - 27 Oct 2024
Distance
100 miles
Course Open
30 Hours
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
Limited

16
Nov

North America Series La Ruta Madre Adventure Race

After six years of success, we are proud to once again present Mexico’s Toughest Race, now in the beautiful state of Baja California! Our goal has always been and continues to be to promote ecotourism through mountain sports in Mexico, explore the wonders and challenges that nature has to offer and experience endless emotions together with you.

16 Nov - 18 Nov 2024
Distance
20km | 50km | 100km
Course Open
2 days
Teams
Team of 2 & 3
Limit
Limited

23
Nov

Oceania Series Top Dog 24

Top Dog 24

A a classic non-stop 24hr adventure race involving trekking, mountain biking, kayaking and other adventure disciplines. Mixed, Male or Female teams of two or four must navigate their way unsupported through an arduous 120+km course that is only revealed to them hours before the race.

23 Nov - 24 Nov 2024
Distance
120km | 70km
Course Open
24 Hours
Teams
Teams of 2 and 4
Limit
None

26
Nov

South America Series HUAIRASINCHI - CUENCA - ARWC 2024

World Championship

Huairasinchi is the adventure race with more editions in the history of the sport (20). The race re-discovers hidden places in the extraordinary biodiverse Ecuador country. Every race is completely different from the past ones, visiting rainforest lowlands, cloud forest, and snow caped volcanoes. Racers are immersed in a rich cultural experience with local habitants and indigenous communities around the course. The race directors work closely with the local communities to promote their culture and explore ancient trails and areas that are not in the normal tourism offer.

26 Nov - 08 Dec 2024
Distance
700km
Course Open
8 Days
Teams
4 Persons
Limit
100 Teams

29
Nov

This will be the final race of the ARWS Africa Series. The race will take place at Arpa Adventure farm just outside of Fouriesburg. The race will take you into the Maluti Mountains and surrounds, with breath taking views and challenges.

29 Nov - 01 Dec 2024
Distance
100KM | 200KM
Course Open
32 Hours
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
No limit

12
Dec

Namma Adventure Race is Karnataka’s Only ARWS Asia Qualifier Race. The course is set to experience local culture, adventure, and adrenaline that Karnataka has in store.

12 Dec - 15 Dec 2024
Distance
80KM | 200KM
Course Open
48hrs
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
40 Teams

11
Jan

Europe Series Montane Kong Vinter

Montane Kong Vinter is an adventure race in the Copenhagen area that gives the participants some unique experiences in nature. Montane Kong Winter is a team race where orienteering, running, mountain biking, climbing and canoeing (only the master route) are the main ingredients. The route is in beautiful nature with many spectacular features along the way.

11 Jan - 11 Jan 2025
Distance
100
Course Open
24 Hours
Teams
Team of 4, 3 & 2
Limit
50

25
Jan

Oceania Series The MAGNIficent

World Champs Qualifier

"A classic unsupported-style expedition race through beautiful and rugged terrain of New Zealand's South Island. Single track, high mountains, jagged rock formations, canyons, classic mildish whitewater rivers will all play a part. Sure to be some suffering too. 

25 Jan - 02 Feb 2025
Distance
400km
Course Open
6 Days
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
50 teams

13
Feb

Regional Championship

CHARRUA CHALLENGE is this years South America's Championship 

13 Feb - 16 Feb 2025
Distance
250-300km
Course Open
45 hours
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
160 Athletes

14
Feb

Join the Odyssey Adventure Race in India, part of the Adventure Racing World Series - Asia Regional. Choose from a 30KM, 60KM or 120KM course, with a local flavor and challenging terrain. Premier mixed teams of 4 (3+1 or 2+2) can win a free entry to the AR India Championship 2025.

14 Feb - 16 Feb 2025
Distance
60KM | 120KM
Course Open
24hours
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
30 Teams

01
Mar

Oceania Series Legend Expedition Race

World Champs Qualifier

The Legend Expedition Race is Back in 2025

This is where Legends are made.

Feats of epic endurance. Pulling together when everything falls apart. Pushing on when everything in you wants to hit the emergency button. Helping your mates and pushing to the edge of what’s possible.

Discover what you’re made of – the stuff of Legends.

Legend Expedition race has an 8 year vision to circumnavigate Australia starting New South Wales and continuing each year around Australia to Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, the Northern Territory, Queensland and finishing in the Australian Capital Territory.

The 2025 edition of Legend heads to the wilds of Tasmania and will travel through some of the last true wilderness in the world.

The Legend Expedition Race is a classic non-stop 6 day adventure race involving trekking, mountain biking, kayaking and other adventure disciplines. Teams of two or four must navigate their way unsupported through an epic 500+km course.

Teams race day and night pushing themselves to the ultimate limits of human endurance. All team members must complete all sections of the course and they must never be separated by more than 100m.

01 Mar - 08 Mar 2025
Distance
500KM
Course Open
6 Days
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
40

09
Mar

South America Series Tierra Indomita - VULCANIA

World Champs Qualifier

This race will take place in one of the wildest and most beautiful landscapes in the planet, the Chilean Andes Mountain range Fire Belt. Where the best athletes of the world will row across crystal clear rivers and lakes, they will hike great mountains, and above all, will conquer the summit of an amazing volcano. Orientation will take them across millenary araucaria forests, and peradventure, across the glaciers that surround the area.

A wild, beautiful, and true adventure awaits.

09 Mar - 14 Mar 2025
Distance
450 KM
Course Open
5 Days
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
40

21
Mar

World Champs Qualifier

After six years of success, we are proud to once again present Mexico’s Toughest Race! Our goal has always been and continues to be to promote ecotourism through mountain sports in Nuevo León and Mexico, explore the wonders and challenges that nature has to offer and experience endless emotions together with you.

21 Mar - 28 Mar 2025
Distance
500km | 200km | 100km
Course Open
6.5 Days
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
N/A

28
Apr

Africa Series BIMBACHE MOROCCO 2025

World Champs Qualifier

The Bimbache Raid was organized in Spain between 2003 and 2010, and in its seven editions it was one of the most important races on the international scene where the best teams in the world participated.

28 Apr - 03 May 2025
Distance
460km
Course Open
5 days
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
40

05
May

South America Series MALACARA RACE CHAPADA DIAMANTINA

World Champs Qualifier

Chapada Diamantina is a mountainous region located in the interior of Bahia, known for its lush landscapes, waterfalls, caves, trails, and unique rock formations. The city of Lençóis is considered the gateway to Chapada Diamantina, being a charming historic municipality with colonial houses, cobblestone streets, and a welcoming atmosphere. Lençóis offers a complete tourist infrastructure, with accommodation options, restaurants, and travel agencies to explore the natural beauty of the region. It is an ideal destination for eco-tourism and adventure lovers.

05 May - 10 May 2025
Distance
500km
Course Open
6 Days
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
50 teams

04
Jun

Africa Series The Ratel Expedition

World Champs Qualifier

“Die Ratel”, meaning Honey Badger in Afrikaans (a local language in South Africa) is set to be a raw old-school adventure - alike to a Honey Badger, tough, honest and a challenge so worth taking on!

04 Jun - 15 Jun 2025
Distance
400-500km
Course Open
8 Days
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
Limited

05
Jun

Adventure Race India Championship is India’s National level Championship event open to everyone. Every year NthAdventure hosts India's toughest Adventure Race in exotic / toughest parts of India. 

With every race we want to let everyone experience the Indian Adventure, culture, hospitality and take home only the memories. 

All our races are gateway to the Expedition Style racing. If you are a newbie or seasoned athletes, this is one race you should never miss. It's time to start training for the next edition. 

05 Jun - 08 Jun 2025
Distance
60KM / 250 KM
Course Open
30hrs
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
30 Teams

15
Jun

Europe Series Rajd Beskidy

World Champs Qualifier

Rajd Beskidy is the expedition race held in Poland and Slovakia. The total lenght of the race is about 550 km and has the typical mountain character with about 16.000 m of elevation gain.

15 Jun - 22 Jun 2025
Distance
550km
Course Open
120 hours
Teams
Mixed teams of 4
Limit
30 Teams

20
Jun

Europe Series Rajd Beskidy short

Kicking off in Żywiec, the short course route proceeds east and south through mountain ranges, entering Slovakia. It then takes a grand loop within the Slovakian Orawa region before retracing its path back to Poland.

20 Jun - 22 Jun 2025
Distance
200Km
Course Open
30 hours
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
30 Teams

20
Jun

North America Series ENDLESS MOUNTAINS ADVENTURE RACE

World Champs Qualifier

Now in its third edition, the 2025 Endless Mountains Adventure Race is heading north to the Green Mountain State! Over seven days, teams will get to explore the full expanse of what Vermont has to offer: rolling mountains, lush forests, majestic waterways, iconic gravel, and twisty single track on a course that calls to mind the Untamed New England expeditions of years past and pairs it with the classic Rootstock flair that you have come to expect from Endless: rewarding checkpoints, a close-knit community feel, and some of the most challenging navigation and route choice on the ARWS circuit.

20 Jun - 28 Jun 2025
Distance
765km | 587km
Course Open
7 Days
Teams
Team of 2, 3 & 4
Limit
N/A

19
Jul

Europe Series Raid Gallaecia

World Champs Qualifier

Raid Gallaecia returns in 2025 as an expedition race following its last World Championship experience in 2021. A new destination where teams will explore the South of Galicia in Spain and the North of Portugal.

19 Jul - 26 Jul 2025
Distance
500km
Course Open
5 days
Teams
Team of 2 & 4
Limit
30 Teams

08
Aug

Europe Series ITERA

World Champs Qualifier

Originally the brainchild of James Thurlow, ITERA is now organised by Durty Events - one of the most experienced adventure sport companies in the UK with over 200 events behind us. Paul McGreal was Race or Event Director for ITERA 2019, 2022, 2023 and 2024. The Course Planner is ex-World Champion Tom Gibbs (also Course Planner in 2014, 2019, 2022 and 2023).The idea of showing off the country at its finest is what motivates the team behind the ITERA.

ITERA is a made-up word - ITER – Latin for “journey”.. and the “A” stood for little more than the ADVENTURE

The teams will be racing over 600km through Scotland over five days in August 2024. The Race HQ and Finish Line will be near Aviemore in the stunning Cairngorm Mountains. The start location and the course? You'll have to wait until August 2024 to find out!

08 Aug - 16 Aug 2025
Distance
600km | 300km
Course Open
5 days
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
50 Teams

29
Aug

Regional Championship

Endurance Quest Saimaa: Challenge Yourself in Finland's Lakeland
Endurance Quest Saimaa is an adventure race held in the Lake Saimaa area. Finland's largest lake, Saimaa, offers a variety of terrains perfect for kayaking, swimming running, and coasteering.

29 Aug - 31 Aug 2025
Distance
200Km
Course Open
36 hours
Teams
Team of 4
Limit
Limited

22
Sep

North America Series EXPEDITION CANADA - ARWC 2025

World Championship

Hosted in and around the Okanagan Valley in BC, Western Canada, set in uniquely beautiful and geologically formidable terrain.Hosted in the City of Penticton in Western Canada, Expedition Canada explores the uniquely beautiful and geologically formidable terrain of British Columbia.

22 Sep - 06 Oct 2025
Distance
600km
Course Open
9 days
Teams
Mixed Teams of 4
Limit
120 teams

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