Adventure Racing 101: Training for an Adventure Race

You've been glued to the TV watching the fifth season of Survivor and are craving an adventure of your own, but you don't want to fly thousands of miles from home or wither away to skin and bones in the process. Don't worry--there is something that offers challenging physical and mental tasks, requires teamwork and has a rewarding end. It's called adventure racing. There are dozens of races to choose from. Whether you're looking to compete for 3 hours or 6 days--there's bound to be a race that suits your desire. Most races require teams of three to mountain bike, kayak, and run their way to the finish line. Once you've narrowed down your decision to one particular race, next comes the training.

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