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The Inferno Adventure Race

Sat August 3, 2024 Myrtle Beach, SC 29579 US Directions

Rules & Gear

Rules & Gear
Race Rules:

1. You must render aid to any racer in need of medical attention. Time credits will be awarded to compensate for time lost while assisting. Penalty – Disqualified

2. No dragging the boats. You are financially responsible for any damage if it’s yours or if it’s rented. Penalty – 1 hour-disqualified

3. Bike riding must be done on the designated course.  Off Limits roads/highways will be briefed prior to the race. Penalty – 1 hour-disqualified

4. Your team must remain together at all times. You will not know which points are manned. If you arrive at a manned checkpoint without your team, you will be asked to wait at the checkpoint until the remainder of your team arrives. Penalty– ½ hour-disqualified

5. Use of whistles is to signal if you need assistance only! (For emergencies only). Penalty – warning- ½ hour

6. You must recycle any trash that you produce during the race, absolutely no littering! Penalty– ½ hour-disqualified.

7. Cell phones are FOR EMERGENCIES ONLY!

8. Assisting other teams is authorized on any portion of the race.

9. You must carry all mandatory items as well as items given to you during the race. Penalty – ½ hour each item

10. You must wear PFD while Paddling at all times. Penalty – 1 hour-disqualified

11. You must wear your Bike Helmet while Biking. Penalty – 1 hour-disqualified

12. NO GPS or electronic assistance. Penalty – Disqualification

13. All protests should be brought to the race director’s table. Race director’s decision is final.

14. All elements of the race are MANDATORY, (i.e. Boat Paddle, Bike, Trek) unless specified by Race Director!  Penalty - Loss of gained points – disqualified



This is a self-supported race so all required equipment and food will need to be carried by each racer throughout the day. There will be water at one Transition Area (TA)  (bikes, boats, and associated equipment will be pre-staged).


Required Gear:

Hydration pack/water carrying system

Mountain bike (per person)

Bike helmet (per person)

Bike repair kit consisting of spare tube/patch kit, pump and tire tools (per team)

Compass (per team)

All food/water needed for duration of the race

Plotting tool (per team) Sponsor will provide one to each racer...  Check out their UTM Plotting Tutorials.

Boat/paddling equipment (per person/team)

First aid kit (per team)

Cell phone (per team - emergencies only)


Recommended Gear:

Paddling gloves

Bug repellant

Leg gaiters


Rear bike light

Rain top (weather dependent)

Warm top (weather dependent)​

4' Runner/Daisy Chain

Large Sponge/Rag and/or bilge pump



The maps given at check in are all that are needed to run the race. These maps contain topographic lines, manmade features, and trails. Other maps of the area can be used during the race. No GPS use is allowed.

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