This page is being re-written as well, sorry...   24/5/2000
mtb coniston
        Adventure Races are multi-sport events, which can include a variety of outdoor activities such as climbing, canoeing, trail and fell running, orienteering,night navigation and mountain biking.
        Approach to Walna Scar Road, Coniston.
ACE Races, 1999.

Some events are timed from start to finish, with a set route to follow and dedicated transition areas, similar in format to a triathlon.
Other events have an orienteering basis allowing competitors a set time for each stage, during which they try to visit as many controls as possible.
Points will be deducted for lateness after each stage.

      kimm 1999
      Teams visit a control, Argyll and Bute,
KIMM, 1999.

  The ACE Race Series has a base camp area where competitors return to between stages, and are allowed a short amount of time to prepare for the next stage.
Races such as The Western Isles Challenge have a clear objective some distance away from the start.
Single day events will usualy start and finish at the same location.

kimm 1999
  This campsite soon filled up to standing room only ! Arriving at overnight camp early can pay divideds.. Elite, A, and Long Score Camp, KIMM, 1999.
ace races, snowdonia A good, well organised support team may be required for certain races, whilst other organisers will expect competitors to be completely self-sufficient.
  loch leven
  Canoe training in Loch Leven, Western Scotland.
Setting up camp.  Only wimps use vans...
Snowdonia, ACE Races, 1999.

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