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For the Love and development of Adventure Racing. Expedition Africa established in 2006 and has organised over 150 adventure races in Africa and Internationally. This blog is about our story over the years and our personal views.

Mohammed Hoosen
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The South African government have declared a National state of Disaster on Sunday, 15th March 2020 with strict measurements to try to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus in South Africa.

Expedition Africa 2020 Lesotho - Meet the Teams
Expedition Africa 2020 Lesotho - 9 to 19 April 2020 The planning and preparation for the 10th Edition of Expedition Africa 2020 in Lesotho, “Kingdom in the Sky”, is well underway. Conversations around the course, entries and location have already started, whilst the route scouting, land permissions and government meetings have been mostly completed. In less than 5 months teams will be lining up at the start line for an expedition race that is unparalleled in landscape contrasts and cultural diversity. 46 teams have already entered, consisting of 21 International teams and 25 South African teams. A unique aspect is the range in ages of this contestants, with the youngest team member at just 15 years old whereas the oldest is 60 years old. There are also two family teams that have entered. One team consists of parents, son and daughter and the other is a father and his three sons. The variety, vastness and location of this adventure race has attracted a good balance of the regular participants as well as some new teams. Some of the most experienced adventure racers currently on the ARWS circuit have signed up for what promises to be a challenging course.

ARWS Africa Series Launches for 2020
The Adventure Racing World Series (ARWS) Regional Series is coming to Africa in 2020. This regional series brings together the five premier 24hr adventure races from South Africa, Lesotho and Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) into an annual calendar culminating in the Regional Championship. Heidi and Stephan Muller from Kinetic Events Africa have been chosen as the coordinators/ Regional Directors of the ARWS Africa Series.

With love from Heaven
Heidi and Stephan Muller of Kinetic Events and Expedition Africa would like to send out their heartfelt love and thanks to their adventure racing family, and sincere condolences to friends and family of the enthusiastic and talented adventure racer Sabelo Sibeko from Swaziland, and Canadians Melissa and Brendan Perrott with their three year old son Colton and five year old daughter Evi, (who would have turned six on Sunday) who tragically lost their lives in a road accident on the R74 between Harrismith and Qwaqwa, on Sunday morning on their way home after attending the beautiful race in the Drakensburg, Expedition Africa 120km.

Doing an Adventure Race with My Sister
Hello to all my fellow extreme sports enthusiasts. My name is Theunis A.K.A. “The Extreme Sports Traveller” and I travel to amazing locations and do exhilarating extreme sports. I love to travel, I love to participate in extreme sports, and I love to help people with their sporting and fitness needs.

Expedition Africa Lesotho 2020
We are returning to our roots - for us Africa has always been very special and there is no better place than Lesotho - The magnificent Kingdom in the Sky - located in the heart of Africa and filled with passionate people and magnificent landscapes. It’s going to be a very special race for all of us.