The Rivette QUESTars Adventure Race Series

Cotswolds Adventure Race

 

Event Details

The second adventure race in the 2018 Questars Adventure Race Series will take place on Saturday 19 May 2018 in the wonderful Cotswolds - the largest area of outstanding natural beauty (AONB) in England and Wales.

The event base is situated on the north western edge of the AONB providing good access for kayaking on the tranquil River Avon. In addition you can look forward to some great off road running and cycling as you make your way between the rolling hills and grasslands that are home to thatched medieval villages, churches and stately homes built of the distinctive local yellow Cotswold stone.

As always the course will different to previous Questars adventure races in the Cotswolds, to provide a new challenge for everyone.

This adventure race follows the usual race format for one-day Questars adventure races.

Event Base

Pershore College
Avonbank
Pershore
Worcestershire
WR10 3JP

Facilities Available

- Car Parking Area
- Indoor Hall (for shelter, briefing & prize giving)
- Event Catering
- Toilets
- Changing Rooms & Showers

Provisional Timings

TRIO MASTERS RACE
0830 - Map collection opens
0900 - Event briefing (15 mins)
0945 - Earliest start time
1630 - Latest finish time
1700 - Results & prize giving

TRIO NOVICE / DUO RACE
0930 - Map collection opens
1010 - Event briefing (15 mins)
1050 - Earliest start time
1630 - Latest finish time
1700 - Results & prize giving

The times above are given as a guide and may alter slightly (by 10-15 mins) depending on participant numbers. Timings will be confirmed in the week before the event when the start list is published.

Entry Information

Choose from the following three different race options...

Questars Trio Masters Adventure RaceQuestars Trio Novice Adventure RaceQuestars Duo Adventure Race

Limited places available - only a few kayak places left!

Entry fees (per person) are as follows...

Duo £45 / Trio £55 - Last Chance entry - until entries close on 13 May 2018

The price you see is the price you pay! Unlike some other events, there are no additional charges for things like booking / entering online, hiring a timing / scoring chip, car parking, entry amendments etc. see everything that's included

Course Maps

Each team receives one copy of the course map on waterproof paper, with all the checkpoints marked on. Extra copies of the course map can be purchased when you enter online if needed.

The course map uses Ordnance Survey 1:25000 Explorer map data - view sample of map data
NB. Give the page time to load fully - a street map appears first whilst the OS map data is being retrieved. Don't zoom out as this will change the map dataset.

If you are not familiar with 1:25000 OS maps, make sure you also have a look at the map legend

Bike Hire

Mountain bikes for this adventure race can be hired from Drover Cycles, and collected from the event base on the day.

Two different levels of mountain bike are available; a Standard MTB and a High Spec MTB which offers a better level of suspension and components. All are well maintained and the hire price for this event includes helmet, pump, repair kit and delivery to / collection from the event base.

Hire bikes must be booked in advance. Early booking is strongly recommended to avoid disappointment.

Call Drover Cycles on 01497 822419 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to hire a bike for this race.

Find Out More

Discover what to expect by having a look at the following from last year's adventure race...

2017 Event Information || 2017 Race Report || 2017 Race Photos

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