America's toughest race
Hosted in the extraordinary playground that is Central Oregon, you will race amidst some of the world's most stunning snow-laden mountains, cascading hidden waterfalls, frosty alpine lakes, and ancient lava fields. Designed by world-class athletes from Team BendRacing/YogaSlackers, this AR World Series sanctioned race will definitely
be an epic adventure. Get ready for world-class mountain biking, technical racing, and exhilarating whitewater!
Dates: May 7- 15, 2022
Host Location: Central Oregon (TBA). Airports: RDM (2 hours), Eugene (2 hours) Roseburg (1hour) PDX (Portland) 3 hours.
Distance: Approximately 300 miles
Disciplines: Trek, mountaineering, whitewater packrafting, epic flowing singletrack mountain bike, rock climbing, ropes, orienteering, and as always few surprises.
Winning Time: 4 Days
Course Open: 6 Days
Team Format: Teams of 2, 3, & 4. Only 4-person co-ed teams are eligible for ARWS series points & prize money.
Team Limit: 25 Teams, extremely limited amount of 2 and 3 person teams will be allowed.
Support Crews: Not permitted for ARWS teams. We will provide all logistical support. New teams can opt for a limited # of "T3FV" entries (type III fun vacation) which allows for a support crew and other perks.
Prizes: Guaranteed prize purse and prizes from sponsors.
Qualifier: 1st Place receives a free entry to AR World Championships in 2022
Rules: Standard ARWS rules
Mandatory Equipment: Click here Standard ARWS list
Entry Fee: $5000 (early bird discounts and specials exist - see registration page)
Team Scholarships: Youth teams discounts (email for more info)
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