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    AR World Champs 2017 in the US

    AR World Champs 2017 in the US

    MEDIA RELEASE | The host of the 2017 Adventure Racing World Championship (ARWC) will be Rev3 Adventure’s Cameco Cowboy Tough. In August 2017, teams from around the globe will race across the wilds of Wyoming, USA, in this annual championship adventure race.

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    Happy 15th Birthday www.AR.co.za

    Happy 15th Birthday www.AR.co.za

    I was snoozing a bit yesterday so this is a one-day late HAPPY BIRTHDAY to www.AR.co.za. www.AR.co.za turned 15 YEARS OLD yesterday! I started the site back on 11 April 2001 to provide a central avenue for everything AR in South Africa. I started building the site in mid-2000, but only put it live on […]

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    Expedition Africa mosaics for Community Project

    Expedition Africa mosaics for Community Project

    Media Release by Trystan Haynes | The Garden Route, known locally as the “Home of Adventure” will host Expedition Africa 2016. Teams from all over the world will arrive in less than six weeks to take on this team challenge of mountain biking, trekking, orienteering, kloofing, kayaking and abseiling in the picturesque Garden Route.

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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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  • 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.

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  • Expedition Africa mosaics for Community Project
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    Expedition Africa mosaics for Community Project

    Media Release by Trystan Haynes | The Garden Route, known locally as the “Home of Adventure” will host Expedition Africa 2016. Teams from all over the world will arrive in less than six weeks to take on this team challenge of mountain biking, trekking, orienteering, kloofing, kayaking and abseiling in the picturesque Garden Route.

  • Expedition Africa dates announced
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    Expedition Africa dates announced

    Along the magnificent Garden Route of the Western Cape lies a land where mystical elephants reign. A place where heritage and nature meets to create an atmosphere that is both empowering and indulging.

  • ExpAfrica: Jabberwock’s journey
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    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!