Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge Joins ARWS


The Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge (MMAC) 2016 – An expedition race in Belize, Central America – has joined the Adventure Racing (AR) World Series, the premier circuit of endurance races held annually across the planet. AR World Series Director Craig Bycroft said, “The Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge is joining the ARWS and their next race is scheduled early in 2016, providing an incredible new destination on the international race calendar.” MMAC Race Director Doug Crytzer said “Not since the collapse of the Mayan civilization have many of these checkpoints been visited by human kind. Come be the 1st to see newly designated World Heritage Sites and help Friends for Conservation Development (FCD) to create and manage the new, Chiquibul National… Read More →

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Pre-Race Report: Racing An Expedition Race For The First Time


Heather Kluch sent us her pre-race report before heading down to Belize and competing in the Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge. The team originally consisted of 3 members until one of the teammates had to undergo an emergency medical procedure. One of the toughest parts of any team event is getting everyone ready and healthy to the starting line. Kudos to Heather and Eric for embarking on the adventure as a team of 2. We also wish Mark a speedy recovery and that he can rejoin the team later in the season for another race. Since the Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge is the first expedition race for Adventure Capitalists/BDAR Midwest, we have no idea what to expect. I’ve been adventure racing… Read More →

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