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    Ecomotion 2014 cancelled (but it’s still ARWC 2015)

    Ecomotion 2014 cancelled (but it’s still ARWC 2015)

    News in is that the 2014 edition of Ecomotion in Brazil has been cancelled. The expedition race was due to be held in late September and teams that were entered will be refunded. Even though this year’s event is off, Ecomotion will still be the host race for the 2015 Adventure Racing World Championships (ARWC).

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    Night navigation session (Tues, 22 July)

    Night navigation session (Tues, 22 July)

    Lisa is hosting a compass-focused night navigation session at Delta Park (Joburg) on Tuesday, 22 July.

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    Dealing with foot maceration

    Dealing with foot maceration

    Foot guru and author of ‘Fixing your Feet‘, John Vonhof, worked on feet at the 55-mile aid station and the finish line at the recent Western States 100. He saw many cases of foot maceration – something we saw  a lot of  at Expedition Africa this year. He offers some insight into the cause of [...]

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  • Dealing with foot maceration
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    Dealing with foot maceration

    Foot guru and author of ‘Fixing your Feet‘, John Vonhof, worked on feet at the 55-mile aid station and the finish line at the recent Western States 100. He saw many cases of foot maceration – something we saw  a lot of  at Expedition Africa this year. He offers some insight into the cause of [...]

  • Sleep Strategy
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    Sleep Strategy

    As adventure racers, the two most common questions we ask regarding sleep are “What is the least amount of sleep we need to gain the maximum benefits?” and “Is it better to ‘power-nap’ for 15-minutes, 30-minutes or an hour?”

  • People Power
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    People Power

    Whether pairs, trios or four-person teams, it’s the ‘other person’ thing that makes team events more challenging emotionally and mentally than the event you’re entering. Yet, the person – or people – out there with you often prove to be brighter than the sun

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  • ExpAfrica: Race video (15 mins)
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    ExpAfrica: Race video (15 mins)

    The full-length race video from Expedition Africa is out. It’s 15-minutes and will bring back memories for both those who took part and those who followed the action unfolding day-and-night for days. Video by Steven Freitag.

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    ExpAfrica: Cyanosis’ report

    “Are you excited?” That’s the common question leading up to any big adventure race. For me, the answer is no. At least not until about five minutes before the start.

  • ExpAfrica: SandgropAR report
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    ExpAfrica: SandgropAR report

    SandgropAR arrived in South Africa on Thursday coming from both Perth (3 members) and London. Dan from London encountered some major dramas at Joburg with a missed flight and wayward luggage, but eventually met up with everyone else at Durban for a stress-free wait for the resort transfer.

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  • Custom Adventure Gaiters for Adventure Racing Club.
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    AR Adventure Gaiters

    These have been a long time in coming – but now they’re here. Yes, long, padded orienteering gaiters for adventure racing (and orienteering, of course).

  • AR Desert Gaiters
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    AR Desert Gaiters

    AR Desert Gaiters (v3) are ready! We’ve refined our stitching technique and design after intensive testing at Abu Dhabi Adventure Challenge in December 2010.

  • AR Mini Gaiters
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    AR Mini Gaiters

    The three gremlins of blister formation are heat, friction and moisture. AR Mini-Gaiters keep trail debris (grass seeds, sticks, stones, gravel and sand) out of your shoes to improve foot comfort and sock longevity.