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Team Cyanosis: nine winning lessons from Expedición Guaraní

Team Cyanosis sent a strong message to the adventure racing world when they won Paraguay’s Expedición Guaraní (an Adventure Race World Series qualifier) in March 2017 by an incredible margin of 12 hours. After 107 hours of navigating, trekking, abseiling, mountain biking, and kayaking through some of the world’s toughest terrain, they were one of just six teams to complete the full course out of a field of 23 starters! Team Cyanosis leader Clinton Mackintosh shares more about their nail-biting […]

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Start adventure racing

Adventure racing is the ultimate race of human endurance. Teams of four athletes race non-stop, day and night, through courses up to 800km in length.

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Trekking is the decider in adventure racing

Trekking is one of adventure racing’s foundation disciplines and arguably is the one that should be given the highest respect. Strengthening your feet, doing the endurance training for the demands of trekking and developing strong navigation skills are key to successful trekking – whether the stage takes two or 36 hours. All three elements should be trained and trained again. As adventure racing legend Ian Adamson says in his book, Runner’s World Guide to Adventure […]

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