October 29–30, 2022
Length: 30 Hours or 10 Hours
The 8th Annual Cauldron Adventure Race will start at the Suwannee 505 Ranch which is located right on the famous Suwannee River. This year's 10-hour race will be exploring some of the best areas of Holton Creek with a great paddle down the Suwannee River. The 30-hour race will be visiting the Florida Trail, Stephen Foster State Park, Big Shoals State Park with a long paddle down the Suwannee River with sweet rapids. Teams will be exploring the forest, rivers, lakes, trails, and beautiful areas surrounding the Suwannee River in Florida. All of our races have many options which include solo, 2-, 3-, or 4-person teams, coed or open (same-sex).
FREE CAMPING THE ENTIRE WEEKEND.
2022 Race Pricing
$175 Per Racer
$300 Per Racer
Important Registration Dates
New to Adventure Racing?
The 30-hour race will start with check-in at 8:00 am on Saturday, October 29 with instructions and pre-plotted map followed a pre-race meeting at 9:30am. Start time is 10:00am sharp. All teammates must be present to check-in and receive instructions. The later you are the shorter the time to prepare. A staging area will be set up at check-in for bikes, bins, and paddling gear. See "Gear" section below for specifics on gear.
There will be a bearing course added to this year's race so your team will need to have a basic understanding of how to shoot a bearing and count steps.
Water and snacks will be provided at every TA; however, not guaranteed so bring water purification tablets. Bring cash; there may be stores along the route for refueling.
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 the Suwannee River area. Distances are always based on your team's abilities and speed in adventure racing; however, you can expect 20–30 miles of mountain biking, 5–8 miles of trekking with 4–8 miles of canoeing. Check-in is on Sunday, October 30 at the Suwannee 505 Ranch from 5:00am to 6:30am with instructions and (pre-plotted) map followed a pre-race meeting at 6:30am. The race starts at 7:00am sharp. 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 most transition Areas; however, this is not guaranteed so bring water purification tablets.
Race includes: T-shirt, food and drink during the race, awards for each division, and dinner at the end of the race. You must register by October 1st to receive a T-Shirt!
Mandatory Gear List required for review and to be carried during all races.
For the 30-hour race, we will be transporting your paddle gear, bikes, and (one per any size team) 27-gallon bin. Team labels for bins and bags will be supplied by us. We supply canoes, paddles, and PFDs for both the whitewater and canoeing sections. Teams will be allowed to bring their own paddle gear; however, they must be in a paddle bag.
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 required for review and to be carried during all races.
Rain or shine. Our races are unlikely to ever cancel due to weather; however, sometimes extreme weather could cause delays or cancellation of the race. If your team needs to withdraw, or we need to cancel, you will receive a refund (less 10% for processing) 2 months before the event. 75% refunds 60 days before the race date and 50% refunds 30 days out to the day before the race date. Any deferment to another race is the value (less 10% for processing). So, if a team paid $100 for race A and wants to defer to race B, they would have a $90 credit. Any deferments are no-refundable for Race B. Racers must defer before 30 days from the event.
1st through 3rd place in the following divisions:
• Coed 3–4
• Coed 2
• Open Male (Any)
• Open Female (Any)
• Solo Male
• Solo Female
Single Award for:
The Youngest Racer