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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.

Decathlon join hands with Expedition Africa 25km series
Decathlon signs up as a sponsor for the Expedition Africa 25km Adventure Racing 2022 Series. a Series consisting of Trail running, cycling and kayaking in teams of 2 or 4 members. Great way of getting into nature with friends and family.

Statement Challenging the Claims of World Obstacle and (A1 Adventure) on the future of Adventure Racing
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Statement Challenging the Claims of World Obstacle and Adventure One on the future of Adventure Racing

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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.

International Events and Brand Director ARWS
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My appointment with the ARWS! International Events and Brand Director

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.

The road to Lesotho 2020
Scouting weekend in Lesotho was just so amazing! sitting back in Joburg at my office, I reflect on this incredilbe journey of Expedition Africa.Thank you Semonkong Lodge, Place of Smoke for hosting us and given us a soft bed after our 60km hiking expedition in the mountains.

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.

Expedition Africa: Rodrigues | Bella's Banter | 10 September 2019
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I’m Kiwi Bella, and will be scribing a few bits n’ pieces each day, to provide a glimpse of Expedition Africa 2019, Rodrigues. My words won’t be sugar coated, nor will they be filtered. They’ll be here and now, with the intended purpose each day to give you an insight into one or two wee nuggets of adventuring fun, however it unfolds