May 6, 2023
Length: 10 Hours
Are you ready to take on the ultimate challenge in the great outdoors? Then the Blue Ridge Adventure Race is for you! This thrilling event takes participants on a multi-discipline journey through the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia and is America's longest-running adventure race.
Teams of two to four members, or solos, will navigate the rugged terrain using only a map and compass, trekking through mountains, biking through winding forest trails, and paddling through scenic rivers and lakes. Along the way, participants will face a series of mental and physical challenges designed to push them to their limits.
The Blue Ridge Adventure Race is not for the faint of heart, but for those who are ready to embrace the thrill of adventure and the beauty of nature. You'll experience the rush of adrenaline as you push yourself to the limit, and the tranquility of the mountains as you paddle through pristine lakes and rivers.
The race is open to participants of all skill levels, from seasoned adventure racers to first-time competitors. However, all participants should be prepared for a challenging and demanding event that will test their endurance, navigation skills, and teamwork.
If you're ready to take on the ultimate outdoor adventure, then sign up for the Blue Ridge Adventure Race today. You'll create memories that will last a lifetime and experience the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains like never before. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to challenge yourself and explore the great outdoors because this race sells out yearly.
2023 Race Pricing
$200 Per Racer
$225 Per Racer
Important Registration Dates
Registration Opens: 6/1/22
Late Registration: 3/1/23
The 10-hour adventure race is perfect for sport or family teams looking to have some fun discovering the outdoors with adventure racing. Easy to read and simple navigation will take you to some hidden spots around Blue Ridge. Distances are always based on your team's abilities and speed in adventure racing; however, you can expect between 20–30 miles of mountain biking, 5–8 miles of trekking with 4–8 miles of canoeing.
Check-in starts downtown at 6:30am on Saturday with instructions and a pre-plotted map followed by a pre-race meeting at 8:15am. The race starts at 9:00am.
All teammates must be present to check-in and receive instructions. The later you are the shorter the time to prepare. Your first discipline to start the race will be revealed during check-in. A staging area will be set-up at check-in for bikes and paddling gear. For the 10-hour race, we will be transporting these items if required. See "Gear" section below for specifics on gear.
Water and snacks will be provided at every TA; however, this is not guaranteed so bring water purification tablets.
Race includes: Bike gloves, food and drink during the race, awards for each division, and dinner at the end of the race.
Mandatory Gear List required for review and to be carried during all races. We supply all canoes, paddles, and PFDs. Teams will be allowed to bring their own paddle gear; however, they must be in a paddle bag.
In order to speed up the check-in process on race day, please download and fill in the ARGeorgia Liability Waiver for each team member, and bring to the race with you to check-in.
Rules List is required for review and a copy is to be carried during all races.
Withdrawals & Cancellation
1st through 3rd place in the following divisions:
• Coed 3–4
• Coed 2
• Open Male (Any)
• Open Female (Any)
• Solo Male
• Solo Female
• Masters Solo Male (Must be over 45)
• Masters Solo Female (Must be over 45)
• Masters Team (All team members must be over 45)
Single Award for:
The Youngest Racer