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Mountain Designs ARA

Approx 1hr 15mins south of Perth
Aug 15, 2010

Type: Adventure Racing - National

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Adventure Race Australia is an all new concept in adventure racing with courses, team sizes and adventures to suit every adventurer from complete novices to hardcore racers. With two innovative courses on offer including the RAW course for new comers and a HARDCORE course for experienced racers and the option to compete as an individual, team of 2, or team of 3, ARA is the platform to make adventure racing the sport of choice for ALL Australians!

Courses include mountain biking, trail running, trekking and a choice of adventure legs which can include anything from kayaking, swimming, canoeing, rock climbing, canyoning, tubing, abseiling or archery!

ARA offers a whole new experience in adventure racing with innovative courses and concepts, electronic timing, custom made maps, one of the best event prize pools in the country and courses in all new locations with some of the best scenery that Australia has to offer.

There are two courses on offer at Mountain Designs ARA Series Events - HARDCORE or RAW

HARDCORE COURSE
This course is for adventurers who are more experienced and want a bit more adventure on the day. The Hardcore Course is longer and the navigation and terrain is more challenging than the Raw Course.

The Hardcore Course includes:
Up to 35km of Mountain Biking
Up to 15km Trail Running / Trekking
Adventure Legs which could be anything from Kayaking, Canoeing, Tubing, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Canyoning, Archery and much more.
Intermediate Navigation

RAW COURSE
This course is for our virgin adventurers, our 'Let's Have Fun' participants and those who are after a slightly less challenging event. The course is shorter and the navigation and terrain are less challenging.

The Raw Course includes:
Up to 15km of Mountain Biking
Up to 8km Trail Running / Trekking
Adventure Legs which could be anything from Kayaking, Canoeing, Tubing, Rock Climbing, Abseiling, Canyoning, Archery and much more.
Basic Navigation

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65.2 ✓ tRicky (log) I'm part of a Tooms sandwich.
61.1 ✓ Tooms (log) With the lads either side.
50.7 ✓ AndreM (log) with Tim S and Bronwyn
✓ ameko (log)
✓ Jacko (log)
✓ fletch (log) Same team as last year. Hopefully same result :)
✓ Dolf (log)
✓ Rowl (log) solo - see how hard I can push before I fall apart
✓ Saz (log) I need new shoes too
✓ Wally80 (log) Same team as last year. Hopefully same result :)
✓ BIGpete (log) lets hope i dont break another derailleur
✓ 2 Dots (log) Hmmmmm which S-Works to take!
✓ glenn (log) Last minute call up

See also:

Jul 18, 2010KillaFergus 2010
Jul 25, 2010Hill Park Dale
Aug 7–8, 2010Avon Descent
Aug 8, 2010MTB Orienteering - Pickering Brook
Aug 14, 2010Whore No More (WNM)
Aug 15, 2010Bells Rapids Badge Event
Aug 21–22, 2010WARA Spring 24hr Rogaine
Aug 28–29, 2010Espresso 24-Hour Adventure Race
Aug 29, 2010City to Surf (Perth)
Sep 5, 2010MTB Orienteering - Turner Hill
Sep 18, 2010WA Middle Distance Championships, Malmalling
Sep 19, 2010WA Long Distance Championships