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Choose from three courses: 18 hour, 6 hour, and the "Berryman-Lite" 6 hour course.
Three team size categories: 2, 3 or 4 person
Three team gender categories: Female, Male or Mixed
What is Adventure Racing??
Adventure races include mountain/gravel biking, rowing, orienteering and other disciplines to find control points along a course through forests, waterways, trails and rural roads. There is a time limit, but winners are determined first by finding the most checkpoints. The course is not revealed until immediately before the race. Navigation is by map and compass - no GPS devices allowed! Racers supply their own mountain bike and personal gear, but maps, watercraft, and paddles are supplied and included in the race fee. Click here for a deeper breakdown of the sport. If you have never adventure raced before but feel you're strong in the disciplines, the 6 hour event is for you! For a truly introductory experience, try Berryman-Lite.
The Berryman Adventure 18 hour and 6 hour courses earn USARA points, and are challenging courses designed for experienced racers.
Berryman-Lite is designed with novice adventure racers in mind. This is a low risk, fun option for beginners or anyone who wants a gentle introduction to the sport.
* partially supported (some water on the course) *
* maps will be pre-plotted *
* navigation will be accessible for beginners *
* simplified gear list *
* easy to cut back to headquarters whenever you've had enough *
18 hour race schedule:
Mandatory check-in is open from 4 - 6:30 pm on March 31 at the Betty Lea Lodge at Echo Bluff State Park near Eminence, MO.
Mandatory pre-race meeting is at 7 pm on March 31 at Echo Bluff.
Race starts at midnight!! Finish deadline is 6PM on April 1.
6 hour race and Berryman-Lite race schedule:
Mandatory check-in is open from 7 - 9 am on April 1 at the Betty Lea Lodge at Echo Bluff State Park near Eminence, MO.
Mandatory pre-race meeting is at 9:00 am on April 1 at Echo Bluff.
Race starts @ 11 am on April 1
Finish deadline is 5 pm on April 1
Registration prices are PER RACER and do not include online registration processing fees.
Registration closes at midnight on March .
A USARA license (either Single Event or Annual) is required for each racer, and that cost is not included in the registration fee. NOTE: When purchasing a one-day USARA license, choose April 1 as the date. Also, team members may need to register in separate sessions if multiple team members need to purchase a license.
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