What is adventure racing ?
An adventure race is a multisport event combining numerous disciplines like mountain biking, running/trail running, rollerblading, kayaking,… The route is filled with surprise activities (e.g., skittles, zipline, blowgun, riddles etc.).
Adventure racing involve teams of two to four participants who collaborate and experience the race together with solidarity. The race can last from several hours to several days, and usually takes place in nature.
One of the most important skills in adventure racing is orienteering. Therefore, not only fitness, but strategy and intelligence, will be keys. Teams must orient themselves on the map to be able to validate each checkpoints.
Keywords for adventure racing are: nature, engagement, respect, friendship, endurance and autonomy and self-reliance.