Monthly Archives: October 2012

ARWC 2012 day 8! – Finish Line Fever

Another Adventure racing style wake up! Dragged out of a nice comfy sleep. The effort of 7 days racing, even at a moderate pace was getting more noticeable at times like this. I knew once I got going I’d be right back in the … Continue reading

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ARWC 2012 day 7 – When Short is Long

Anthony woke me once more. This was more of a classic adventure racing style wake up. I had to drag myself out of my cosy warm world of sleep back out into the reality of a rocky river bank on … Continue reading

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ARWC 2012 day 6 – Anphibian Adventures

Assistance point 2, the transition we were in, is theoretically about two thirds of the way into the race. I knew we would get short coursed at some point soon though, as we were running close to cut-offs where they … Continue reading

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ARWC 2012 day 5 – The Mac is back

This was a bit more like normal adventure race style sleeping. We woke to the alarms going off. It was still the middle of the night. We’d had our luxurious 2 hour sleep, with the added bonus of being in … Continue reading

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ARWC 2012 day 4 – The Spy Surrenders

The next stage looked like a very short hiking section on paper. As usual in adventure races I was learning that nothing is ever as easy as it looks on paper! Race directors can be evil geniuses when they want … Continue reading

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ARWC 2012 day 3 – The Black Cat Strikes Again

I hate sleep deprivation. It’s one of the worst thing about adventure racing. The alarms went off around 7am, which meant we must have slept for at least 4 hours. Jaysus… some teams would probably try to get to the … Continue reading

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