• News more »

  • 3
    Final countdown to Expedition Africa 2016

    Final countdown to Expedition Africa 2016

    MEDIA RELEASE words by Trystan Haynes | The final countdown for Africa’s biggest adventure race; Expedition Africa, has begun. Athletes from all over the world are arriving in the Garden Route to accept the challenge of the gruelling and exciting 500km adventure race. The race starts this Sunday: 15th May 2016.

  • 0
    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.

  • 0
    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 […]

  • Articles more »

  • Dealing with foot maceration
    1

    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
    1

    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
    0

    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

  • AR Gaiters more »

  • Custom Adventure Gaiters for Adventure Racing Club.
    0

    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
    0

    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
    0

    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.

  • Expedition Africa more »

  • Merrell teams at home with Expedition Africa
    0

    Merrell teams at home with Expedition Africa

    MEDIA RELEASE words by Sarah Hearn | The Merrell Adventure Addicts team may not have won the 2016 Expedition Africa 500km adventure race, but is happy with their performance.

  • ExpAfrica: It’s a wrap
    0

    ExpAfrica: It’s a wrap

    MEDIA RELEASE words by Trystan Haynes | After 5 days and 22 hours organisers, volunteers, athletes, supporters and sponsors have officially begun  wrapping up the 2016 edition of Expedition Africa. This gruelling 500km adventure race ventured teams and individuals on a mixture of self discovery and hard competitive racing.

  • ExpAfrica: Verdict on Painted Wolf CP17 dispute
    0

    ExpAfrica: Verdict on Painted Wolf CP17 dispute

    MEDIA RELEASE words by Trystan Haynes | Earlier today an official written complaint was lodged disputing team Featherbed Painted Wolf’s capture of CP 17. The local team lead the 500km adventure race, gaining time on their lead throughout the event.