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Expedition Africa: Rodrigues | Swedish clinch winning title

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Leading teams, Greener Adventure (SWE) and Blizzard (RUS) race neck and neck throughout the night, hoping to gain some sort of advantage over one another. Blizzard (RUS) snuck in just ahead of Merrell (RSA) closely followed by Greener Adventure (SWE) at the 24th leg of 29; the Via Feratta. With 75km remaining in the race, at the time, each team ...

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Preparations are in full swing for Expedition Africa Rodrigues

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  Hundreds of adventure athletes, at this very moment, are packing, preparing and double checking their gear as they get ready for their pilgrimage across the sea to a tiny Indian Ocean island; for the highly anticipated, Expedition Africa – Rodrigues. What were once butterflies have now morphed into a fever of stingrays, as team captains distribute the recently received ...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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