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GILMORE ADVENTURE RACE

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     The Gilmore Adventure Race will be held on September 27th, 2014.  As always, the race site will be near beautiful Prescott, Arizona.

A portion of the proceeds from this event goes to local Boy Scout Troop 1 to enable them to continue to test themselves with outstanding high adventure activities.  In the past, boys from the troop have taken on many exciting challenges, like summiting Half Dome in Yosemite National Park, Deep Sea Fishing, Epic Backpacking, Paddling the Colorado River and competing in Adventure Races.

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Super  video slide show by the Prescott Courier newspaper.  Just click on the photo above.
GENERAL RACE INFO


FAQ

RACE SITE INFO
     The Annual Gilmore Adventure Race is held in or around Prescott, AZ.

     We now offer 2 course lengths,  a 12-15 mile BEGINNER FRIENDLY** (use of GPS reciever is legal) short course, and a long course(no GPS!) covering  20 to 24 miles that will challenge teams of any ability.
     The race is of the sprint variety and will take most teams 4-7 hours to complete. It usually incorporates various disciplines including: Orienteering, Trekking,  Mountain Biking, Paddling, as well as several Mystery Events.
**Note: Beginner friendly means beginner to Adventure Racing.  All participants will need the ability to ride a mountain bike on narrow and sometimes rocky trails. 

FORMAT

      In 2013, it will be open to adult teams of 2 & 3/4 persons.  Divisions will be Male, Female, and Co-ed. As always, there will be special divisions for Venturing Aged Teens (14-20 yrs.).  
There WILL be PADDLING in 2014.
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Registration is CLOSED!
These are the forms you need:
Entry Form (1 per team, fill out and mail, email, or fax to us)  
Waiver Form (1 per person, sign and mail, email or fax to us) 
Medical Form (1 per person, KEEP with your required gear. DO NOT send to us)
Our toll free fax # is 866-771-0240
ENTRY FEES



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2, 3 or 4 Person Adult Team- $65 per person until 8/15/2014, then $80 per person.
An Adult team consists of at least one person age 21 or over, and no one under age 14.
2 or 3 Person Venturing Age - $30 per person until 8/15/2014, then $40 per person
A Venturing Aged team  must have all members age 14 to 20.
RACE HISTORY
     This race was originally designed as a way to incorporate the many activities that Boy Scout Venturing Crew 1 took part in and form them into a one day race for the Crew members. Our first event covered a total of 12 miles and we had six 2-person teams made up of our teenaged Crew members.  Over the years, we have grown into a full fledged Adventure Race!

     Now open to the public, it has evolved into one of Arizona's most popular and the state's biggest Adventure Race.  Teams from as far away as Florida and Washington  have come to compete in the GAR.

         The race is named in posthumous honor of a former BSA Troop 1 Eagle Scout named Shane Gilmore. Shane was killed in a tragic car accident involving a drunk driver. We chose to name the race after him because he was very active in the high adventure aspects of scouting, and would have loved the sport of Adventure Racing. 
    

 Hundreds of photos from 2014  If you have any photos you want added to our album, let us know and we can get it done!
KNOW
UTM!

IMPORTANT!  Make sure your team is familiar with the UTM system and how to plot and find points on a map using UTM.  Click here for a tutorial.  Don't let this scare you, UTM is very easy to learn and execute.
UPDATE 9/30/14 - RESULTS POSTED!  That was fun, we sincerely thank all the racers and volunteers for another epic day!
IMPORTANT UPDATE 9/26/14 - Extreme Weather is forecast for Race Day.  Come prepared!  High winds will probably demolish EZ-ups.  Rain will soak you to the bone.  This is Adventure Racing.  We are going to allow teams to TA from their vehicles, where the map shows the Gear Drop.  It is very important to attend the Pre-race meeting as we may have other last minute changes based on the weather.  Be flexible.  The weather is a harsh bride....
UPDATE 9/24/14 - RACE SITE INFO is published see the link above left.  
UPDATE 9/19/14 - There will be a limited number of first come, first serve camping spots adjacent to the race site.  There will also be early check-in available on Friday night.
UPDATE 9/16/14 - Registration is now CLOSED!  If you have not emailed us your signed waivers, please do so.
UPDATE 9/5/14 - You will be carrying your watercraft to and from the water (approx. 200 meters), so plan accordingly.
                                   -   ALL racers will start at 8:00am sharp.  Pre-race meeting at 7:30am

UPDATE 9/4/14 - Rental Boats at a HUGE discount!  Prescott Outdoors has a limited number of kayaks and canoes that they can have at the race site ready for you on race day.  You must contact them ahead of time (like NOW) to reserve your vessel.

E-mail questions to Director@GilmoreAdventureRace.com

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