How do you train for an adventure race?

How do you train for an adventure race?

Start doing hill repeats (i.e. four to six sets of 80 percent effort on a hill that takes three to four minutes to run) and interval training (two-three-four-five minutes “on” with an equal amount of rest in the “off” phase) twice per week in the final month of training leading up to the race.

How long should you train for an adventure race?

If you’re a beginner and just want to have fun in a race with a decent showing, you need to put in at least three training days a week. An intermediate to advanced competitive athlete should put in four to six days a week. A racer that is going for the podium should put in six to seven days a week.

Has anyone died doing adventure racing?

There have been three adventure-racing deaths since 1988, he said. “It may increase the safety at races, but from initial reports it sounds like nothing could have been done,” Farrar said about Aylott’s death. “It sounds like it is just a fluke accident.”

What are the three basic types of adventure racing?

The principal disciplines in adventure racing include trekking, mountain biking, and paddling although races can incorporate a multitude of other disciplines including climbing, abseiling, horse riding, skiing and white water rafting.

How do you eat during an adventure race?

Great foods to use around exercise include both protein and carbohydrate, such as a dairy snacks, peanut butter sandwiches or nut-containing muesli bars. Daily requirements for protein in athletes range from 1.4-1.7g/kg body weight.

How do you get an adventure race team?

Finding a team Racers looking to find teammates can check out resources like the Adventure Race Teammate Finder group on Facebook or contact their local race director to learn about other racers who are looking for teammates to compete in their races.

How much does it cost to do Eco-Challenge Fiji?

Eco Challenge facts: entry fee, rules, dates, etc One of the main questions fans and possible future racers have is: how much is the entry fee? Well, from what Reality Titbit has been able to find out, and as quoted from the Santa Cruz Sentinel, the entry fee is $5,000 per team.

How much does it cost to compete in the Eco-Challenge?

It costs $12,500 for a team to compete in the Eco Challenge, plus travel costs and supplies. The proposal was approved in December, and the team name officially became Evolving Systems.

Is there money in adventure racing?

1. Adventure Racing: Entering it’s 12th running this August, the Wulong Mountain Quest has become one of the most prestigious adventure races on the planet. With a $100,000 cash prize for the winning team, it is currently the richest adventure race on the circuit. This race typical fields 20 – 25 teams.

How expensive is adventure racing?

Entry fees typically range from about $30 to $80 per person. The price helps cover the cost of race elements like boat and supply rentals, course set-up, and after-race celebrations.

What should I eat before an adventure race?

A small snack such as fruit, or a muesli bar can be eaten about an hour prior to the race as a final effort to top up energy levels….Examples include:

  • Toast/crumpet with banana and/or honey/jam.
  • Porridge / breakfast cereal + milk.
  • Fruit salad + yoghurt.

What should I eat during endurance events?

Sample easy-to-digest carbohydrate options include pretzels, plain bagels, bananas, white pasta, white rice, potato, rice-based cereals, sports drinks, and energy bars. Race Morning: Aim for 100-150 grams of easy-to-digest (low fiber) carbohydrate in the 2-3 hours leading up to race start.