2014 Untamed New England Expedition Race Summary

Event: Untamed New England presented by Plum Creek

Location: The Highlands of Maine, USA (the '100 Mile Wilderness' region managed by the race destination partner, the AMC)

Distance: 250 miles (400 kilometers)

Course: Legs, disciplines, and distances

Duration: race course open for 4 days; winners expected after 3 days of non-stop racing

Dates & times:

  • Untamed Adventure Racing Expo & Symposium: Tues, June 17 2014, 10 AM - 6 PM (Full details)
  • Team check-in: Tues, June 17 2014, 3 - 6 PM
  • Official team welcome and course revealed: Tues, June 17 2014, 7 PM
  • Race Start: Weds, June 18 2014, 10 AM
  • Final cut-off: Sun, June 22 2014 at 10 AM (96 hours)
  • Award ceremony and brunch: Sunday, June 22 2014 at 11:30 AM

Teams: 40+ teams (team list); premiere division for race prizes is coed 4-person teams ($10,000 cash for first place)

Countries: 11 countries represented. Participants from Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, France, Mexico, Paraguay, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, and USA.

Visiting media: Brazil, Canada, France, Sweden, Ukraine, and USA.

Online coverage:

Event Organizers: Untamed Adventure Racing. www.UntamedAdventure.com.

Adventure Racing World Series: www.arworldseries.com

Time zone: GMT -4

Sunrise: approx 5 AM

Sunset: approx 8:30 PM

Weather: high temps in the low 70s and lows in the mid 40s. Temperatures in the high elevations, particularly at night, can be cold and with rain frequent for this time of year. A combination of rain during a night spent at high elevation can be particularly challenging for teams. (weather for Maine Highlands on Accuweather)

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