Extreme Mountain Marathons

Any fitness instructor will confirm that an easy way to add some intensity to your run is to up the altitude. The effect of gravity means you will be breathing thin air, which puts more pressure on your heaving lungs. Tempted to push yourself to … Read more

Tough Mudder survival guide

How to Survive Your First Tough Mudder

How much do you really know about yourself if you’ve never tried to run a 10-mile-long obstacle course, complete with mud pits, greased up monkey bars, live wires and hypothermia-inducing water? Most people would say they’re content without going through this kind of physical and mental … Read more

The Budapest-Bamako Rally

When: January 17, 2010 Where: Budapest-Bamako After the country’s only commercial jet crashed, Hungarian born internet entrepreneur Andrew G. Szabo found himself stuck in the Guinean capital, Conakry, on a hot August morning. It’s not the most pleasant of places to be stranded, not even … Read more

The Global Scavenger Hunt 2009

When: April, 17th – May 9th, 2009 (23-days) Where: All around the world (exact locations are a secret) The Global Scavenger Hunt is  an annual around-the-world travel adventure competition, a true cultural immersion that will take twenty-five teams of two on a journey to some … Read more

2009 Jeep Jamborees: 4-Wheelin’ Fun for the Whole Family

What is a Jeep Jamboree? Jeep Jamborees are off-road adventure weekends that bring together the outdoors, down to earth people, and their Jeep 4x4s. Catering to every level of off-road expertise, these popular off-road events have been going on for more than 50 years, and … Read more

2008 SCORE Baja 1000 – November 19-23

It’s that time again! The 41st annual Baja 1000 is coming up in less than two weeks – Nov. 19-23 to be exact. Over 350 teams are expected to participate in 28 Pro and 7 Sportsman classes for cars, trucks, motorcycles and ATVs.  Entries so … Read more

The Africa Rally

EDITORS NOTE: The Africa Rally has been discontinued – be sure to check out The Adventurists other insane Races and Rallys. Where: London to Cameroon When: The inaugural Africa Rally started on July 18th 2008. Dates for the 2009 event haven’t been announced yet. Deepest, … Read more

Dakar Rally Car in Desert

The Dakar Rally: World’s Toughest Off Road Race

When: January 3-18, 2009 Where: Starts and ends in Buenos Aires, Argentina Every January since 1979 the world’s best off-road drivers have gathered in France for the start of the most grueling off road endurance race known to man. Driving vehicles straight out of a … Read more

Motorcycle and Truck racing at Baja 1000

Baja 1000: The Granddaddy of all Desert Races

When: Once a year in the Fall. The 2008 race will be held November 20-23. Where: Baja, Mexico The granddaddy of all desert races, the legendary Tecate SCORE Baja 1000 is North America’s best known off road race attracting adventurers from around the world. Only … Read more

Rickshaws racing during Rickshaw Run Rally

Rickshaw Run

When: Twice a year. Summer and Winter. Where: India First the crazed minds at The Adventurists brought you the Mongol Rally, now in their second offering they’ve upped the sillyness factor with The Rickshaw Run. This “race” pits you and your 7 horsepower, three wheeled … Read more

Mini cooper race car in Mongol Rally

The Mongol Rally

When: Once a year in July – The 2009 Rally starts July 18th. Where: London to Mongolia via ??? The Mongol Rally is not as much a race as it is a framework for guaranteed Adventure. There are no prizes, no time limits, no support … Read more

Two Land Rovers in Desert during G4 Challenge

Land Rover G4 Challenge: The Ultimate Global Adventure

When: Every 2 years – 2008/09 Challenge Finals to be held sometime in Mid 2009 Where: Various countries around the world – 2009 will be mostly Asia The Land Rover G4 Challenge is a grueling, global adventure competition that takes place biannually in some of … Read more