ARWC2017 WILDCARDS SELL OUT – SO HOW DO YOU GET A SPOT NOW?

With all 26 Wild Card spots to the Adventure Racing World Championship 2017 in Wyoming USA filling in under 3 minutes, the question now on many teams lips is “how else can we get a spot to the world champs?” Race Director Mark Harris said “We are super excited to have the wildcard registration for the  2017 AR World Championship sell out so quickly.  It really was beyond our expectations.” For the elite teams the normal process of qualification occurs through winning or placing second at one of the 7 Qualifiers during the year.  The winning team has their entry fee covered by the championship host.  The good news is that if the 1st or 2nd place team has already… Read More →

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Registrations to Open for the AR World Championship 2017

In August 2017 the Cameco Cowboy Tough AR will host the AR World Championship in Wyoming, USA. 50 team spots are available, 24 of those reserved for 2017 ARWS Qualifying teams and the remaining 26 spots wild card entries open on January 15, 2017 and are expected to sell out. Entries can me made online at http://www.cowboytoughwy.com Race Director Mark Harris said “Since the first Cowboy Tough race in 2013 it has been our goal to traverse all the different regions of Wyoming, culminating in a finish in Casper. The plan has been for the first 4 years to be a 3.5-day race, with the fifth year finishing out the Cowboy Tough journey as a 6-day AR. Having it be the… Read More →

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Adventure Racing World Championship coming to the US

REV3 ADVENTURE TO HOST THE 2017 ADVENTURE RACING WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN WYOMING, USA Rev3 Adventure’s Cameco Cowboy Tough will be the host of the 2017 Adventure Racing World Championship (ARWC). In August 2017, teams from around the globe will race across the wilds of Wyoming, USA, in this annual championship adventure race. “The AR World Championship has waited a long time to come to the USA and 2017 will be the year,” said AR World Series director Craig Bycroft. Rev Adventure race director Mark Harris added, “It’s fitting that the toughest adventure racers in the world will prove their mettle at something called the Cameco Cowboy Tough. We’re thrilled to be hosting this prestigious event and can’t wait to put… Read More →

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ARWC 2014 – Top 10 finished, rest of the field racing for Mompiche

http://www.arworldseries.com/news/news_arworldseries_2014_19.htm The AR World Championship 2014 has seen the worlds top 10 teams finish an epic 700km course up to 4,500m in the Andes, through the Amazon jungle, from the Southern to Northern Hemispheres and finally down to the tropical beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Team New Zealand Seagate crossed the finish line in first position to become the Adventure Racing World Champions of 2014, after 4.5 days of racing over an incredible 700km course through Ecuador. As a team this is their second world championship win, having previously won the championship in France in 2012. Second place was Team Spain Columbia Vidaraid 4:30 hours behind, notching up another 2nd place to match their second at the previous AR World… Read More →

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Thule Adventure Team World Champions Once Again!

After seven days – Thule Adventure Team crossed the finish line as Winners in one of the hardest Adventure Racing World Championships ever. This is the second time Thule Adventure Team wins the title. Last time was 2011. Jacky Boisset and Mimi Guillot from France, Stuart Lynch from New Zealand and Albert Roca from Spain has been racing together through jungle, paddling in whitewater rivers, climbed challenging mountains, trekked in mud up to their chests in tough mangrove swamps during an entire week with only a few hours of sleep. The 2013 World Championships in Costa Rica was even tougher than expected and many teams had to withdraw during the race. Thule Adventure Team managed to conquer all the challenges… Read More →

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‘Pura Vida’ at the Adventure Racing World Championships in Costa Rica

If you had to pick a location for a World Championships you’d be hard pressed to find anywhere better than Costa Rica. Where better than a country with its own characteristic phrase, which means ‘full of life”, “this is living” or “real life”. ‘Pura Vida’ is used as a greeting, a farewell, a thank-you and a how-are-you in everyday life in Costa Rica, and that spirit of living the moment perfectly suits adventure racing. So too does the size and nature of this small Central American country. The race has been billed as running Coast to Coast and Border to Border, so it will span the whole country from North to South and East to West … or maybe that… Read More →

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National Team Rules for ARWC 2014 Onwards

The Adventure Racing World Series (ARWS) is announcing the introduction of team nationality rules for teams competing in Ecuador at the Adventure Racing World Championship 2014 and beyond. For a team to be eligible to race at the AR World Championship, beginning 2014, it must include a minimum of three members of the same nationality. For the AR World Championship 2015, teams must include all members from the same country. The current Qualification rules will still apply to the AR World Championship, and the race will permit multiple teams from a single country. ARWS Director, Craig Bycroft said “National teams will be important step for the championship to become more appealing to mainstream media and public. It should also create… Read More →

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