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 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

Best of Cameco Cowboy Tough (30 of 36)

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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Tecnu proves they are Cowboy Tough with a three-peat performance in Wyoming


Tecnu Extreme Adventure Racing retains their title as the reigning champions at the Cameco Cowboy Tough Expedition Race. After more than 3 days of racing, strategy proved to be the deciding factor as Tecnu was able to outlast the Swedish Armed Forces team, which dropped out during day 3. This was also the team’s second Adventure Racing World Series win in less than a month. Team YogaSlackers crossed the finish line in second place after overcoming an early issue during the race when one of the team members was unable to hold food down. With their top finishes, both Tecnu and YogaSlackers have earned entry into the AR World Championship this November. Congratulations to all the teams that officially crossed… Read More →

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It Takes Strength…and Strategy


For some competitors in the Cameco Cowboy Tough (CCT) 3.5-day Expedition Race across Wyoming, Day 3 started before Day 2 ended for other teams. As with any endurance event, competitors must be physically tough enough to put in the distance and just as strong mentally to keep those feet moving forward. But in adventure racing, strategy often comes in to play. Do you rest or do you try to find as many checkpoints as possible? It depends on the race and your team. On Day 2 of the Cameco Cowboy Tough (CCT) 3.5-day Expedition Race across Wyoming, two teams raced neck and neck–Tecnu Extreme Adventure Racing (two-time Cameco Cowboy Tough champions and fourth place in the Adventure Racing World Series)… Read More →

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2015 Cameco Cowboy Tough Expedition Race is Well Underway!


Thirty teams set out this morning at 9am from Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo, Wyoming in what promises to be one of the ‘toughest’ adventures this season. On Day 1, racers have four mandatory checkpoints to pick up in and around downtown Buffalo, including taking a shot of Wyoming Whiskey (or tea) at the famous Occidental Hotel, picking up a telegram and a gun casing (both needed later in the race), and diving to the bottom of an open-air spring-fed pool before biking to the Johnson County Fairgrounds to perform a rodeo challenge. Cameco Cowboy Tough participants then biked away from civilization, heading to Lake DeSmet, where they will transitioned to canoes after which point they could choose to collect… Read More →

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