Unplugged Adventures: Olmitz Miner Adventure Race
We’re excited to feature Unplugged Adventures are our Gear Testing event on May 6th for an Adventure Racing: 101 class!
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What is Adventure Racing?
Adventure racing is typically a multi-disciplinary team or individual sport involving navigation over an unmarked wilderness course with races extending anywhere from two hours up to two weeks in length. The principle disciplines in adventure racing include trekking, mountain biking, and paddling although some races incorporate a multitude of other disciplines including climbing, abseiling, horse riding, skiing and white water rafting,
The Olmitz Miner
Back for it’s fifth edition, this year’s Olmitz Miner Adventure Race will be a 16-18 hour adventure race featuring backwood land navigation in Stephen’s State Forest, as well as mountain biking and paddling.
Red Haw State Park will play host to the race taking place May 20th, 2017. This race is open to solo, 2, 3 and 4 person teams(male, female, and coed).
The OMAR is sure to be a challenge, no matter what your skill level. With southern Iowa hills, backwoods navigation, and the beauty of Steven’s State Forest, this race will be one you won’t soon forget.
Learn more or get signed up here!