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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 […]

  • Sleep Strategy

    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

    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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  • Custom Adventure Gaiters for Adventure Racing Club.

    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

    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

    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.

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  • ExpAfrica: Jabberwock’s journey

    ExpAfrica: Jabberwock’s journey

    It only took us 77 hours to complete the event, but between the four of us it has taken almost two months to write the report! Grab a coffee and enjoy the read!

  • ExpAfrica: Race report from Team Psychosis

    ExpAfrica: Race report from Team Psychosis

    Our challenge started before the race with putting a team together. With little experience and almost no knowledge of what is required,we assessed friends as team members and after asking quite a few and having setbacks with injuries, we finally managed to have four individuals making up TEAM PSYCHOSIS.

  • ExpAfrica report from Merrell Adventure Addicts

    ExpAfrica report from Merrell Adventure Addicts

    RACE REPORT | On Wednesday, 9 June the Merrell Adventure Addicts crossed the line to win the 2015 edition of Expedition Africa, which was held in Swaziland. Here are the thoughts from Graham Bird, Donovan Sims, Robyn Kime and Grant Ross on their racing experience.