Episode 3 : The Outer Ochocos
May 11-16, 2021

America's Toughest Race


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This is the race not to miss in the USA this year. 


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 11-16, 2021

Host Location: Central Oregon (TBA)Airports: RDM (Redmond) 30 minutes. PDX (Portland) 3 hours.

Distance: Approximately 300 miles

Disciplines: Trek, whitewater packraft, flatwater bikeraft, mountain bike, ropes, orienteering, and as always few surprises.

Winning Time: 3 Days (72 Hours)

Course Open: 4.5 Days (110 hours)

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. We will provide all logistical support.

Prizes: Guaranteed prize purse and prizes from sponsors. 

Qualifier: 1st Place receives a free entry to AR World Championships in Paraguay (Sept 2020)

Rules: Standard ARWS rules

Mandatory Equipment: Standard ARWS list

Entry Fee: $4500 (early bird discounts and specials exist - see registration page)  

Team Scholarships: Youth teams discounts (email for more info)

Registration: Sign Up Here

Resources and More Information: Here

Volunteer Sign-Up: Here






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