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Adventure Racing Update 03-08-24

In this Update: MISSION: 2 Months Away | What is the Death March Ride? | 2024 Dates


May 4 is the MISSION Adventure Race at Brookville Lake (Southeastern Indiana). It's a challenge of body and mind, with cycling, foot travel, and canoeing; plus plenty of navigation and decision making!

 

This year, the MISSION highlights include:

-21st Year for 18-hr MISSION

-Beginner-friendly MISSION Lite

-Friday evening and post-race finish meal

-Maps and boats included

 

Grab a teammate or two, and get on the roster!




What is the Death March Ride?

Just over a week from now, Death March Ride participants will be eagerly looking for cemeteries... but why?

 

Two-rider teams choose their own routes to cemetery checkpoints located in and around the Hoosier National Forest. Five checkpoints are mandatory; the others give a time credit, deducted from the elapsed ride time. Two of the mandatory are chosen at random race morning; as are two "dead" cemeteries that won't count for anything. The lowest net times win, in what's perhaps Indiana's most unique bicycle race. It's a lot like an adventure race all on wheels.

 

Routes are a majority gravel, with some paved roads, and (depending on route choice and mandatories), some trail.

 

Sound like your kind of fun? It's coming up in just over a week! Check it out and sign up today!



Central Indiana Adventure

October 12, 2024

Mounds State Park (Anderson, IN)

 

Central Indiana Adventure is the "little sibling" of the MISSION. It makes a great first "longer" race, at 12 hours; or try the beginner-friendly 4-hour CIA Lite.













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