Off Road Rage Adventure Racing

Off Road Rage Adventure Race

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APRIL 12th, 2014


We are excited to announce the race location is SALINA, KS

New to 2014: FAMILY COURSE!! Gather up your parents, kids, co-workers, dogs, etc!! This course will be about 3 miles and suitable for everyone!! Think of a GIANT scavenger hunt! Registration fees are LOW, giving families the opportunity to try something new without breaking the bank! MAPS PROVIDED! EVERYONE WILL RECEIVE A MEDAL! Kids will receive other FUN prizes! Race Check in will begin at 930 AM. START/FINISH: North End of BILL BURKE PARK, 10 AM!!

SHORT COURSE: Not challenging enough last year, this course will be 4-6 hours this year!!  You will be running/trekking (5 miles, split up), mountain biking (15 miles easy singletrack, and gravel), paddling (3 miles) and orienteering (plotted satellite imagery map) This race is a USARA sanctioned race, you will need to pay $8 at race check in for your one day event membership. (this is standard at most Adventure Races) Racers will receive a goodie bag, t-shirt, medal, and post race snacks. Awards will start at 2:00. Showers are available at race Finish, bring towel and toiletries. START TIME: 8:00 AM!!! At VORTEX VALVES! 1725 Vortex Ave, Salina. No bike drop (bring bikes to the race start)

EXTREME COURSE: Just what it will be....EXTREME!!! Over 60 miles of rugged KS terrain, 12 hours of crazy fun!! Running/trekking (13 + miles, split up) mountain biking (40 miles...give or take a few ;-) paddling (4 miles), orienteering (plot your own 1:24000 scale topographic map) This is a USARA sanctioned race, you will need to pay $8 at race check in. Racers will receive a goodie bag, medal, tshirt, post race meal. Awards ceremony at 7 PM. Showers are available at Race Finish, please bring towel and toiletries.  RACE START: VORTEX VALVES, 1725 Vortex Ave. Salina. 7:00 AM!!! No bike drop. (bring bikes to race start)

Race check in: Vortex Valves, 1725 Vortex Ave. (Salina) Friday, April 11th from 6-8pm for EXTREME Course


SHORT course check in: Saturday, April 12th, 6:30-745am. PRE RACE MEETING 745 AT START LINE!

REGISTER NOW, with the button below!!

    There will be navigation, trekking (running or hiking), mountain biking. The EXTREME and SHORT Courses
     will require paddling.  There may also be surprise challenges for ALL courses.  The 
    team that completes all the checkpoints (or more than other teams) with the fastest time will win 
    the race. There will be several checkpoints that are mandatory (transition areas), but most are not. 
    A team could choose to skip checkpoints and shorten the course and still have an official finish, 
    though probably not place in the top 10.  

    Both courses are you will have access ONLY to the gear, food and drink that you have 
    on your bike or in your pack.  Plan accordingly. We will have ONE refill station (water only) staged about halfway through the race.

    Checkpoints for the EXTREME Course will be on USGS topo maps.  You will need a 1:24000 scale UTM plotting tool.  The Short and Family Course maps are on Satellite imagery, pre-plotted maps (think Google Earth). Your team will need a basic understanding of terrain features and distance measure.  There will be very few rules of travel, teams will choose their own route/strategy (with mode of travel specified for checkpoints).  

The sport of Adventure Racing is sweeping the nation at a phenomenal rate. The new challenges presented to adventure racers have caused the sport to grow by leaps and bounds daily in popularity. Adventure Racing is one of the few sports where just completing a race is often considered a victory. Another driving factor in Adventure racing is the emphasis that is placed on teamwork, rather than individual achievement.

Adventure Racing offers an easy crossover for cyclist, runners and water sport enthusiasts just to mention a few. Adventure races can vary anywhere from 2-5 person teams, with some events now offering solo categories. The disciplines can also vary from race to race. Adventure racing can include shredding through tight single track on a mountain bike or orienteering and hiking through a dense forest. Adventure racers may find themselves ripping down rapids in a canoe and then rappelling off a 100 foot rock face. The races can last a few hours or several days and can cover 10 - 100 miles or more!

Are you ready for a NEW CHALLENGE????