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    Team Merrell prepare for AR World Champs in Brazil

    Team Merrell prepare for AR World Champs in Brazil

    MEDIA RELEASE | Brazil may invoke images of bikinis, beach volleyball, flip flops and football but when the race info pack states mandatory equipment to be carried is a machete with blade of at least 35cm, a distress signal flare, a pulley and three carabiners, one gets the idea that participants in the upcoming Adventure […]

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    Open Metrogaine in Sandton CBD for October

    Open Metrogaine in Sandton CBD for October

    Travelling to the Sandton CBD in October? Embrace the EcoMobility Festival and the exploration of other modes of transport throughout October. And while you’re there, take 30 minutes to try this Open Metrogaine. It’s a treasure-hunt style activity where you locate checkpoints and answer clues. Walk, run, bike, scoot, skateboard – any mode of eco […]

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    The Lilyfontein u15 team, Ryan Swart, Tess van der Walt, Teo Jordaan & Robyn Emslie, that came first in the u15 category of the SA Schools Adventure Racing Championships

    Lilyfontein School top at Schools AR Champs

    Lilyfontein School from the Eastern Cape has produced three of the top teams at the SA Schools Adventure Racing Championships held at Baynesfield, KZN this weekend.

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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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  • Expedition Africa dates announced

    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

    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.