The sporting challenge

Sporting Challenge

The Sporting challenge equates to a 2 day Adventure Race. The race will test and foster the development of the team in completing this 2 day race. Teams generally comprise members of all abilities and the challenge to the team is to support each other in the various disciplines of canoeing, running, mountain biking, hiking and map reading.

As well as focusing on team building the race will test the teams fitness, communication and drive as teams compete against each other to complete the race in the shortest time.

Quick facts on adventure racing:

  • The sport of adventure racing is sweeping the UK at a phenomenal rate.
  • 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.
 Day 1 Day 2
  • Canoeing – circa 5km
  • Running – 2km
  • Mountain biking 14km
  • Hiking or Fell running/ 10km
  • Biking 3km
  • Trig hike 6km
  • Biking 10km
  • Bike and hike 5km
  • Tandem Canoeing
  • Bike and hike 5km