Feb 16 2019

ARC - Adventure Race Coromandel

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Length: 24 hours
Location: Coromandel Peninsula
Website : http://www.arcevents.co.nz/arc-adventure/

This year’s race is being designed so that all teams will finish between 15 and 24 hours. Our aim is to ensure that all teams will finish the course. The race will begin at 7.00am on Saturday with all teams finishing by 8.00am on Sunday morning

The emphasis is on strategy, navigation, good teamwork as well as physical fitness. The race is open to teams of  4 or 2 , being mixed, mens or womens teams. The main category is the mixed team of 4.

The race will include the disciplines of mountain biking, trekking, rifle shooting, mine exploration, navigation, rope work and a mystery activity. There will also be sea Kayaking and a non- sea kayaking option which replaces the sea kayak with another water activity and additional mountain biking.

All teams will require a support crew.

Race Categories:

  • Premier Category - Mixed Team of 4
  • Mixed Teams
  • Mens Teams
  • Womens Team
  • Forces/Services Team (Army, Navy, Air Force, Police, Fire Brigade, Ambulance)


The ARC Short is a special  non-kayaking Adventure Race. The race is open to teams of 2, 3 or 4 people with schools, mixed, mens or womens teams. The race is designed so that all teams will finish between 6 and 10 hours and can be completed without a support crew.

The race will include the disciplines of water activities, mountain biking, trekking, navigation, rifle shooting, mine exploration, rope work and a mystery activity.

The course is designed to encourage younger competitors and those that are new to adventure racing.

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