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adventure racing

a contest in which teams compete in an expedition-length race which involves two or more sporting disciplines, often running, mountain biking, climbing, kayaking, and elements of navigation and orienteering
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Contemporary definitions for adventure racing

an extreme sport comprising at least three high-endurance outdoor sports such as mountain biking, hiking or trail running, cross-country running, canoeing, kayaking or rafting, and rock climbing, carried out by teams in a 24-hour period or longer; also, a combination of two or more disciplines involving orienteering and navigation


Adventure racing is one of the few sports where just completing a race is often considered a victory.

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