Eco-Challenge 2019: The Return of a Legend

The planning, preparation, and discussions are over. After months of speculation and anticipation, one of the biggest adventure races of all time has returned from a 17-year hiatus. Today marks the official return and first day of the 2019 Eco-Challenge, bringing a host of big name talent, top AR teams, and financial backers with it. … Read more

Eco-Challenge Location and Dates Revealed, Team Registration Opens

If you’re a fan of adventure racing then you can’t help but be excited about the return of Eco-Challenge in 2019. The venerable race was the first point of entry into the sport for many of us, giving a glimpse of an event that was legendarily difficult and took place in locations that were remote, … Read more

Eco-Challenge 2019 Accepting Team Submissions Soon?

If you follow the adventure racing scene at all you probably already know that the legendary Eco-Challenge race will return next year with realty television producer Mark Burnett back at the helm and Bear Grylls severing as the point man. The return of this high-profile event was officially announced a few months back, although since … Read more

The Adventure Racing World Championships are Coming to Sri Lanka in 2019

The 2018 Adventure Racing World Championships are set to get underway next week on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean, with competition taking place from November 5-16. But as the world’s top AR teams begin to gather on that remote location, the AR World Series has also announced the location for the World Championships next … Read more

The Adventure Podcast Episode 22: How to Get Started in Adventure Racing

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The latest episode of The Adventure Podcast is now available to download from your favorite podcast platform, including Apple, Google, Stitcher, and Spotify. You’ll also find the audio clip embedded below in this blog post for those who prefer to listen directly from their browser. With the recent announcement about the return of Eco-Challenge, not … Read more

Mark Burnett and Bear Grylls are Bringing the Eco-Challenge Adventure Race Back!

There was big news from the world of adventure racing yesterday as it was announced that mega-television producer Mark Burnett is teaming up with adventure personality Bear Grylls to revive the Eco-Challenge, an event that many feel is still the greatest adventure racing series ever. Burnett, who has gone on to produce such big TV … Read more