May 08 2021

Blue Ridge Adventure Race 8 Hour

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Length: 8 hours
Location: North Georgia
Website: www.argeorgia.com

The 8 Hour Adventure Race is perfect for sport or family teams looking to have some fun discovering the outdoors with adventure racing. Easy to read and simple navigation will take you to some hidden spots around Blue Ridge. Distances are always based on your team's abilities and speed in adventure racing, however between 20-30 miles of mountain biking, 5-8 miles of trekking with 4-8 miles of canoeing.

Check-in starts at The Ridge at Stanley Gap at 6:00 am to 7:30 am with instructions and (pre-plotted) map followed a pre-race meeting at 7:45 am. The race starts at 9:00 am after the bus ride. 

All teammates must be present to check-in and receive instructions. The later you are the shorter the time to prepare. Your first discipline to start the race will be revealed during check-in.

A staging area will be set-up at check-in for bikes and paddling gear. For the 8HR race, we will be transporting these items if required. 

 

We supply all canoes, paddles, and PFDs, however, teams may bring their own paddle gear if placed in paddle bags.

Water and snacks will be provided at most Transition Areas, however not guaranteed so bring water purification tablets.

Race Includes: T-shirt, Food and Drink during the race, Awards for each division, Dinner at the end of the race.

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