The sport of Adventure Racing is sweeping the nation at a phenomenal rate. The new challenges presented to adventure racers have caused the sport to grow by leaps and bounds daily in popularity. Adventure Racing is one of the few sports where just completing a race is often considered a victory. Another driving factor in Adventure racing is the emphasis that is placed on teamwork, rather than individual achievement.

Adventure Racing offers an easy crossover for cyclist, runners and water sport enthusiasts just to mention a few. Adventure races can vary anywhere from 2-5 person teams, with some events now offering solo categories. The disciplines can also vary from race to race. Adventure racing can include shredding through tight single track on a mountain bike or orienteering and hiking through a dense forest. Adventure racers may find themselves ripping down rapids in a canoe and then rappelling off a 100 foot rock face. The races can last a few hours or several days and can cover 10 - 100 miles or more!

The USARA membership entitles you to all of this and a whole lot more! Joining the USARA gives you a one year license that allows you to race in any USARA Sanctioned event in the nation. USARA members will also receive Adventure World Magazine. Adventure World Magazine is jam packed with exciting race news and training tips. So climb on board, get your USARA racing license, and dive into the exciting new challenges of Adventure Racing.

News Hot Off The Trail

TECNU Wins USARA National Championship and 2 out of 3 race awards
By USARA Friday, October 11, 2013
TECNU blazes through course to become 2013 USARA National Champions. Continue >>

TECNU Adventure Racing crowned 2013 USARA Adventure Race National Champions
By USARA Thursday, October 10, 2013
After placing 2nd for three years in a row, TECNU Adventure Racing was crowned the 2013 USARA Adventure Race National Champions. Congratulations to all of the teams and we hope you enjoyed your time in Indiana.   Continue >>

Gator Bait AR and Trail Run
By Terra Firma Racing Friday, May 31, 2013

Flying Squirrel Summertime Adventures
By Stephanie Ross Monday, May 20, 2013

Rock Dallas AR Early Bird Discount
By Kathy Hudson Thursday, May 16, 2013
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Upcoming Events

  • Sep 20, 2014
    7 Hills 3 Rivers Adventure Race
    Bridgepoint Plaza Rome
  • Sep 27, 2014
    San Juan Island Quest
    Orcas Island East Sound
  • Sep 27, 2014
    Near Bend, OR Bend
  • Sep 28, 2014
    Tahoe Big Blue Adventure Race
    North Shore Lake Tahoe Kings Beach
  • Oct 3, 2014
    USARA Adventure Race National Championship
    Deep Creek Lake McHenry
  • Oct 4, 2014
    Coosa River Challenge XII
    Gold Star Park Wetumpka
  • Oct 9, 2014
    Wilderness Challenge
    ACE Adventure Resort Fayetteville
  • Oct 9, 2014
    Wilderness Challenge
    ACE Adventure Resort Fayetteville
  • Nov 1, 2014
    Willowsford Frozen Foot Challenge
    Willowsford, The Greens, Virginia Centreville
  • Nov 1, 2014
    Red River Gorge American Classic, a/k/a "The Fig XII"
    Natural Bridge State Resort Park Slade
  • Nov 15, 2014
    Ultimate Carolina Adventure Race - Sprint
    Hickory Knob State Resort Park McCormick
  • Nov 15, 2014
    Ultimate Carolina Adventure Race - Advanced
    Hickory Knob State Resort Park McCormick
  • Nov 22, 2014
    The Tennessee River Gorge Chattanooga

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