This one is ideal for racers planning to make their first foray into non-stop expedition style racing or as part of your training plan for something a little longer like the Sting in Stirling.
The area we are looking at to host the race is particularly suited to this style of event being challenging, yet achievable for first timers.
There'll be the usual mix of trekking, mountain biking and paddling plus that little extra spice which Open Adventure is renowned for.
Race Facts - 250km of PURE Adventure
Date - 2nd to 4th June 2012
Who - 4 person mixed teams (no support crew required) single sex teams can enter however they will be classed as non-comp
Where - Yorkshire Dales
Registration (Friday night) Victoria Hall, Kirkgate, Settle, BD24 9DZ
Meeting point and camping (Friday night) Settle Football Club, Church Street, BD24 0BU
Registration fees and dates
£1,200 per team
Last refund 1st April 2012
Entries close 1st May 2012
Last amends 15th May 2012
Race time 2-3 days
Total race distance Update 25th May - The short route distance is 200km with 4,800m ascent and the long route distance is 310km with 8,800m ascent.
Prizes - Various Prizes from adidas / TERREX and other associated sponsors and friends.
Weather - It is June in England, so should be sunny but you'll need to check out the forecast nearer the time.
More details at adidas-ar.com/2012/swift
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