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Day two of Expedition Africa

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Namaqua West Coast presented its own set of challenges as teams prepared themselves for the daunting 198km cycle ahead.  Already, these athletes have endured over 36 hours of non-stop racing and the navigational element of this year’s 560km race continues to challenge teams as they tackle leg 4. Course director; Stephan Muller presented teams with a route choice like no ...

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The race is on!

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Expedition Africa officially kicked off this morning, 52 teams venturing along the coastline from the shores of Doringbaai onto Transition Area 1, found at the mouth of the Olifants River. The 19km trekking leg proved to be an interesting start, featuring 14 check points for teams to collect, which kept the athletes hugging this pristine coastline. Many teams were fast ...

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Expedition Africa 2017 has officially come to close


39 teams ventured through the Kouga and Baviaans regions, exploring race director; Stephan Muller’s masterpiece of a course over the past week. Expedition Africa kicked off at 07h00 on 14 May 2017 where teams of four tackled the awaiting 514km route through parts of the Eastern Cape many never knew existed. The Baviaanskloof proved to be a highlight for many ...

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Eastern Cape’s Adventure Province – Expedition Africa’s playground


39 teams from 13 countries gathered on the Cape St Francis Beach this morning ready for a rugged Expedition Africa, featuring larger racing legs that would cover the 500km adventure race. A vuvuzela traditionally signalled the start to Africa’s Adventure Racing World Series event, where teams raced along the coastline towards Port St Francis. Race organiser, Stephan Muller received communication ...

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Expedition Africa Chooses SPOT Gen3 Satellite Trackers to Safeguard 160 Competitors

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Western Cape, South Africa – April 18, 2017 – SPOT, the leader in satellite messaging and emergency notification technologies, today announced that the organisers of this year’s Expedition Africa Adventure race, the Africa leg of the Adventure Racing World Series, have chosen to deploy SPOT Gen3 satellite trackers to enhance the tracking, monitoring and safety of the 40 teams from ...

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Expedition Africa 2017

Cape St Francis Resort was announced as host venue to the World Series Adventure Race.

The countdown to Expedition Africa 2017 has officially begun, as teams of two and four prepare for the 500km expedition through the Eastern Cape’s notorious Adventure Province. Cape St Francis Resort have preparations in full swing to host this year’s World Series event, as teams from all over the globe prepare to arrive in May. Cape St Francis Resort will ...

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Adventure racers soon to explore the Kouga in toughest event on calendar


Expedition Africa 500km adventure race taking place in the Cape St Francis area. Organiser and route designer Stephan Muller from Kinetic Events has designed the adventure playground for this year’s Adventure Racing World Series event, which will venture teams of two and four through the Kouga and Baviaans Regions. The route has been carefully designed to incorporate all the challenging, ...

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Expedition Africa 2017 event officially launched


Expedition Africa, a 500km non-stop adventure race over 7 days, was officially launched on 6 October 2016 in Cape St Francis by the organisers and sponsors. This ultra adventure race will kick off on 14 May 2017 and end with the prize giving ceremony at the host venue, the Cape St Francis Resort on 21 May. The route is to ...

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Cape St Francis Resort to host Expedition Africa 2017


The Cape St Francis Resort once again hit the headlines as a top lifestyle destination with the announcement of its selection as the preferred host for the hotly contested Expedition Africa, one of nine international extreme adventure races that make up the Adventure Racing World Series for 2017. Touted as Africa’s most challenging adventure race, the event is expected to ...

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Expedition Africa 2017 venue announcement!


The 7th edition of Expedition Africa; South Africa’s only multi-day adventure race, will take place in the Baviaans and Kouga Regions between 14 and 21 May next year, with Cape St Francis acting as the base of the competition. The announcement was made in Johannesburg by race organisers Stephen and Heidi Muller from Kinetic Events, and welcomed by local sportsmen ...

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