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The DARE Adventure Race 2018

The Dare is a physically demanding adventure race that will take you up mountains, across lakes and off cliffs. Along the way you will also encounter cognitive puzzles and challenges. Does your team have what it takes to complete the race? Do you DARE to take on The Dare?

Location: St. Gilgen, Salzburg, Austria
Date: 16th June 2018
Sign Up Closes: 21st May 2018

Race Description

  • Each team, comprising of 4 students, must complete the whole course.
  • Each team member must cross the finish line together to finish.
  • There is a time limit for the course. If a team fails to arrive at a check point in the designated time, they will be removed from the race.
  • A team will be removed from the race if they fail to check in at a check point at any point on the course.
  • Each team member must carry his/her own equipment at all times.
  • There are mental and physical challenges along the course, some of which must be completed as a team, others by an individual team member.
  • Each challenge can result in a team being given a time allowance or time penalty, depending on how quickly and accurate your team complete the challenge.
  • The team with the fastest overall time will be crowned the winners of the The Dare.

EARTH, WATER, DUST AND DIRT. A MENTAL AND PHYSICAL CHALLENGE. PUSH YOURSELF AND YOUR TEAM TO THE LIMIT. AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE. ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH?

Further Information

Accommodation:
Competetors and their coaches can ‘camp’ in our school buildings together before the early race start.

Entry Fee:
150 EUR per team. Please include your school’s name and team name at time of payment, using the reference: DARE18

Bank details
Raiffeisenbank St. Gilgen
IBAN: AT23 3505 6000 0006 8585
BIC: RVSAAT2S056

Programme

Friday 15th June:
18h00: Race Brief: Information and starter packs given.
18h30: Pasta Party (directly after the race brief)

Saturday 16th June:
06h00: Breakfast at the campus
07h00: DARE Race rolling start
16h00: After race snacks
18h00: Trophy Ceremony
18h30: BBQ

Other Events: StGIS Open Day – school tours available.

Competition Format

Teams:
Each team must consist of 4 students (male and female mixed).
Each team requires a name and team captain.
Each team requires at least one coach.

Categories:
A)  Senior - 15 to 18 years
B)  Junior - 11 to 14 years

Activities: Running, Climbing, Cycling, Watersports, Orienteering, as well as cognitive challenges

Distance:
A)  Senior - approx. 24km
B)  Junior - approx. 12km

Race Duration: 5 to 9 hours

Equipment Required:
Sleeping bag + mat, 15-10 litre backpack, swim wear, towel, running shoes + sport shoes, long + short sleeved tops, trousers + shorts, rain jacket + trousers, cap, beanie, sun cream, sun glasses, drinking bottle, gloves and at least one mobile phone per team. (All other equipment provided by StGIS)

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The DARE Adventure Race 2018