Justin Whitley at the UTA100.

UTA100 View From the Pointy End

Past Rogue Adventure team mate Justin Whitley joined myself and a motley crew of other Brioche trail runners from Brisbane for an assault on the UTA100 course.  Below is his race report from his unique view towards the front of the field, finishing an incredible 16th place in a field of over 1300 runners in […]

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Second place team RUSH paddle out onto the final leg of the Rogue24.

The Rogue Raid Wrap

In what has grown to become one of Australia’s largest adventure races, a total of 188 competitors from as far away as Western Australia, Victoria and Singapore descended on the picturesque shores of Lake Wivenhoe for the 2017 edition of the Rogue Raid.  Now in its eighth year, teams were faced with the option of […]

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Rogue Raid Preview

We’ve come to that time again when we preview the Rogue Raid – what to expect from the course and which teams to watch out for at the pointy end. The name Adventure Racing covers an eclectic version of events from 2 hour “sprint” races through to multiday stage and expedition races.  The courses themselves […]

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Team Thunderbolt AR's Leo Theoharris at the 2013 X-Marathon

X-Marathon Preview

As part of the new Adventure1 series, I’ve been asked to come on board and take a look at the contenders for each of the races in the series – below is the transcript of my blog post for the first race in the series, X-Marathon. X-marathon makes a return in 2017 with an official expansion […]

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The Rogue Raid Has A Green Light

So with a set of very successful meetings with land owners over the weekend and provisional approval of the final public access permits, the 2017 Rogue Raid course is shaping up to be another varied and fantastic challenge.  As always, strategy and precise navigation will always play a key role in a team’s success at […]

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A Social World Champs

In less than a week the biggest and arguably most competitive field to tow the start line of an adventure race will take on the 2016 AR World Champs.  There will be a lot of media interest in the race with live tracking website, youtube Adventure Centre channel and other media outlets such as Sleep […]

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The Raid Series and More

So a couple of big announcements for those looking towards the 2017 Adventure Racing calendar. Rogue24 Location Announcement The Rogue24 is set to visit the Lake Wivenhoe region in 2017.  Race HQ will be staged out of the Lumley Hill campground on the shores of Wivenhoe Dam on 22-23 April  next year.  There will be […]

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Urban Rogue 2016

The Urban Rogue is set to return: a 3 hour metrogaine in the heart of the Brisbane CBD! Come experience the city Friday night lights, where you and up to four other team mates will navigate to collect as many check points as possible in a 3 hour time limit. Set at a time to […]

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Packrafting at its best: team Rouge at Expedition Alaska.

Packrafting in Racing

Packrafts.  Spend any time in adventure sports and you are probably familiar with these back country toys.  For those who are just having their eyes opened to the possibilities of packrafts, take a crash course in their history here. Geocentric Outdoors have put the cat among the pigeons with the announcement that a packrafting leg […]

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GeoQuest Report

Just a quick update back from GeoQuest.  If there were any doubts that this race is the premier AR on the Australian calendar, they were resoundingly quashed with the 2016 event.  Geocentric Outdoors have their event organisation dialed to a tee.  Two sets of maps, new control flags that reflected in the dark, a genuine […]

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