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Choice of 8 hour or 5 days races.
A professional, AR World Series, expedition adventure race course set in the stunning Ozark Mountains
A fully supported event – no support crews required. Bikes and equipment boxes will be moved by our logistics team to race transitions managed by race volunteers
A spacious and well-equipped race HQ in Bentonville (bag storage will be possible during the race)
Two nights’ accommodation prior to the race, and one or two nights at the finish (depending on finish time)
Airport transfers – Fayetteville Northwest Arkansas (XNA) is an 8 mile/5 km trip (Dallas Airport (5.5 hours) will be arranged if there is demand)
A post-race festival and awards ceremony with the community in Bentonville, including food, music and other festivities
Two sets of race maps per team (waterproof)
Any equipment required for activities and ‘surprise challenges’. (everything except pack rafts and gear boxes included)
Support from our race safety and medical team
Custom designed Expedition Ozark race bibs (yours to keep)
Race garments and swag (shirts, buffs, local products etc)
Live online tracking, professional photography, video and extensive media coverage for friends, family and sponsors to follow (photos will be freely available to teams after the race)
$20,000 in prize money
The winning team receives a free entry to the 2023 race
A fair and competitive event, adopting ARWS rules and refereeing standards