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DAR Dingle Secures A Place In PER History

DAR Dingle Secures A Place In PER History
With the first three teams safely across the finish line and tucked into their respective hostels in Punta Arenas, another team was set to cross the finish line and in so doing,  make PER history; DAR Read More

Day 6, The Holy Grail, A Sacred Win

Day 6, The Holy Grail, A Sacred Win
The finish line was set up in the grounds of the Club Andino ski resort in the mountains overlooking Punta Arenas. At 09:30, waiting inside the large white heated dome for the first team to arrive, it was a brief moment of Read More

On The Brunswick Peninsula

On The Brunswick Peninsula
The Patagonian Expedition Race is reaching its later stages on the Brunswick Peninsula, to the south of the main town and port in the region, Punta Arenas. (This is the race home base and where teams fly into and out of.) The Read More

Day 5: Bend Racing Is Pushing Hard Towards Victory

Day 5: Bend Racing Is Pushing Hard Towards Victory
Late on Day 5 of racing the Patagonian Expedition Race, it was clear that Bend Racing had maintained their lead and the media and RD headed out to CP5, located on beach looking out on to the Magellan straight. There was a full Read More

Reaching The Inner Sanctum Of The Pain Cave: Day 4 Of Racing

Reaching The Inner Sanctum Of The Pain Cave: Day 4 Of Racing
Patagonian Expedition Race, Day 4 Imagine a concentrated mass of joy and good humor and you can picture DAR Dingle!  Following DAR Dingle into CP-03 at Rio Nutria, I was struck by their outrageous sense of humor. They Read More

Raw Racing on Day 3

Raw Racing on Day 3
The sun rose in PC-03, located in a cosy forest, relatively sheltered from the wind. Last night the media team of four uploaded our images and stories in the cafe of the Amerindia Hostel in Puerto Natales. The owner, Paula, very Read More

Night Crossing Suffering

Night Crossing Suffering
Day 1 has come to a close here in the bone-chilling southern region of Patagonian Chile. As some may have expected, Team Bend Racing Yoga Slackers, have earned their spot leading the wild pack of racers in this years' edition Read More

The Weather Is "On The Good Side Of Bad"

The Weather Is "On The Good Side Of Bad"
The 2018 edition of the Patagonian Expedition Race started today at 06:32. The teams met in the central plaza of Punta Arenas at 00:00 to catch the bus that would transport them to the race start in the wilderness of Patagonia Read More

The Race Profile Is Released

The Race Profile Is Released
The race profile and sections was released this morning at 10:05 to team captains, in a short meeting at the hotel Rey Don Felipe. This early release, before the maps are given at the race briefing tonight at 20:00, is a Read More

Opening Ceremony-The Irresistible Pull Of PER

Opening Ceremony-The Irresistible Pull Of PER
The opening ceremony and team check-in for the 13th edition of the Patagonian Expedition Race took place on Saturday, November 17th in the Teatro Municipal in Punta Arenas. It was an intimate, warm gathering. The Teatro is an Read More

Down To The Wire

Down To The Wire
The weather today is deceptively benign here in Punta Arenas; clear blue skies, no wind and blazing sunshine. The office of the race organizer, a house on O’Higgins street, is a hive of activity as the opening ceremony is Read More

Preparing To Race The Last Wild Race

Preparing To Race The Last Wild Race
Teams have been travelling from around the world to the port city of Punta Arenas, Patagonia Chile. Judging from social media posts, the racers are nervously anticipating this race. The final team list shows ten teams racing. Read More

Columbia Vidaraid Has Advanced Sleep Deprivation Training

Columbia Vidaraid Has Advanced Sleep Deprivation Training
Looking over the team list for the 2018 edition of the Patagonian Expedition Race, there is a team to watch for a potential podium place; Columbia Vidaraid. The team members, Urtzi Iglesias Mota, Marco Amselem, Barbara Bomfim Read More

Team Spirit of Poland Is Racing For Jakub

Team Spirit of Poland Is Racing For Jakub
The Spirit of Poland team is composed of Rafal Nowakowski, Piotr Szymczak, Robert Przytula, and Marta Naglik. In the team, only the captain, Rafal, has raced in Patagonia before; he participated in the 2015 Patagonian Read More

Hot Off The Press: The Patagonian Expedition Race Team List

Hot Off The Press: The Patagonian Expedition Race Team List
The thirteenth edition of the Patagonian Expedition Race will be taking place from November 17-30 in Patagonia Chile. This iconic race, simply referred to as PER amongst seasoned adventure racers, is known for it’s brutal, Read More

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