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    Blue Ridge 24 or 8 Hour Adventure Race

    Details

    Date:
    May 19, 2018
    Time:
    08:00 - 17:00
    Event Category:
    Website:
    https://www.argeorgia.com/blue-ridge-adventure-race

    Other

    Race Length #1
    24
    Race Length #2
    8
    Difficulty
    Easy (Beginner-friendly), Advanced
    Disciplines
    Bike, Kayak/Canoe/Paddle, Run/Trek
    USARA?
    Yes

    Venue

    Blue Ridge
    Blue Ridge, GA United States + Google Map

    May 19, 2018 @ 08:00 - 17:00

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    The 2018 Blue Ridge Adventure Race Weekend will start in downtown Blue Ridge Georgia, Saturday Morning May 19, 2018. More details to come soon.

    Race director Jeff Leininger will be setting 2 incredible courses.

    [Disciplines: Trekking, Biking, Paddling, Navigation, Orienteering]

    24HR Race

    The 24 Hour race will start at 9:00am with parking and check-in Downtown Blue Ridge Georgia on Saturday, May 19th.

    Check-in starts at 6:00am-7:45am with instructions and (pre-plotted) map followed a pre-race meeting at 7:45am.

    All teammates must be present to check-in and receive instructions. The later you are the shorter the time to prepare.

    A staging area will be set-up at check-in for bikes, bins, and paddling gear. For the 24HR race we will be transporting your paddle gear, bikes, and (one per any size team) 27-gallon bin. Team labels for bins and bags will be supplied by us.

    There will be a bearing course added to this years race so team will need to have a basic understanding on how to shoot a bearing and count steps. We supply canoes, paddles and PFDs.

    Only the 24 Hour is a USARA National Qualifier. The top 3-4 Person Coed team will receive (free) entry into the 2017 USARA Nationals on September 22-23, 2017. A $900 prize for first place. Please member to bring $8 cash to check-in for the USARA entry for each racer.

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    8HR Race

    The 8 Hour Race will start at 9:00am with parking and check-in Downtown Blue Ridge Georgia on Saturday, May 19th.

    Check-in starts at 6:30am-7:45am with instructions and (pre-plotted) map followed a pre-race meeting at 7:45am.

    All teammates must be present to check-in and receive instructions. The later you are the shorter the time to prepare.

    A staging area will be set-up at check-in for bikes, bins, and paddling gear. For the 8HR race we will be transporting your paddle gear if you wish to bring your own. We supply canoes, paddles and PFDs.

    Water and snacks will be provided at every TA, however not guaranteed so bring water purification tablets.

    Race Includes: T-shirt, Race Medals, Food and Drink during race, Awards for each division, Raffle Prizes and

    Dinner at the end of race. Spectator maps for guests will be available at race headquarters all day in the Downtown Park.

    Date: May 19-20, 2018

    Location:

    Downtown Park

    Blue Ridge, GA (map)

    900 East Main Street

    Blue Ridge, GA 30513

    Schedule:

    ELITE 24-HOUR SPORT 8-HOUR

    Check In 6:00AM Saturday 6;30AM Saturday

    Pre-race Meeting 7:45AM Saturday 7:45AM Saturday

    Start 9:00AM Saturday 9:00AM Saturday

    Finish 9:00AM Sunday 5:00PM Saturday

    Post Race 9:30AM Sunday 5:30PM Saturday

    Race Tips:

    Navigation will be very straight forward in both races, however get familiar with using a TOPO map.

    Updates:

    Once your team has registered for the race you will receive updates or changes via the email you provide. Also video updates and other information is posted on the Blue Ridge Race Facebook Page.

    Waivers:

    In order to speed up the check in process on race day, please download and fill in the ARGeorgia Liability Waiver for each team member, and bring to the race with you to check-in.

    Rules:

    Rules List required to review and carry a copy during all races.

    Gear:

    Mandatory Gear list required to review and carry a copy during all races

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    Important Registration Dates:
    Early Registration ends: 04/08/18

    Registration ends: 05/12/18

    2018 Race Pricing:

    8-HOUR SPORT 24-HOUR ELITE

    Early Late Early Late

    4-Person Team $600 $800 4-Person Team $800 $1,000

    3-Person Team $450 $600 3-Person Team $600 $750

    2-Person Team $300 $400 2-Person Team $400 $500

    Solo $150 $200 Solo $200 $250

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    Payment:

    You may use a Credit Card during check-out through Paypal..

    If you are Paying by Check.

    Please mail checks to:

    AR Georgia

    121 Thornloe Dr.
    St Johns, FL 32259
    904-477-5067

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