Pangea Adventure Racing: Mud Slide Adventure Race

March 29, 2014

Mud Slide AR

SPORT 3 Hour and ELITE 6 Hour Adventure Race

 
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Thanks to everyone who traveled with us to the Suncoast of Florida for the 2014 Mud Slide AR.
 
There were multiple wildlife sightings, compasses flipping 180 degrees, and of course rainy conditions. It seems like every time we make the trip west a storm invites itself to the party. Thankfully (somehow), the real rain held off until the end.
 
Thank you to Sarasota County for being super cooperative and allowing us access to the
T Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve for the event. The reserve has more than eighty miles of hiking trails with diverse natural communities including dry prairie, pine flatwoods, mesic hammocks and seasonal wetlands. It was a pleasure giving everyone the opportunity to race in this new venue.
 
Helping us tackle the new setting was Gord Hunter from Suncoast Orienteering & Adventure Racing (SOAR). Gord has a 43 year history in orienteering and has won 23 different Canadian national championship races in different age classes. He put together the beautiful true Orienteering maps and provided us with great Sport and Elite courses. Check back with SOAR for events taking place on the west coast of Florida in the future.
 

 
The races were competitive like always. No control descriptions and true Orienteering maps favored more experienced navigators but many teams found success.
 
In the Elite, teams were running close throughout until Tequila on Tuesday pulled away strong. With a very experienced navigator leading the way, their mistakes were minimized greatly compared to the competition. Endeavor Racing ended up covering a lot more ground than necessary but still managed to clear the course with minutes to spare. Rounding out the top three was the return of Sarasota Wellness & Internal Medicine (SWIM) falling just one CP shy from getting them all. It was nice to see them back in the game.
 
Onto the Sport, it's FREE CANDY for everyone! The duo rolled through the course with a very impressive finish time. Team Zachless was just off the pace and one mistake away from making it really close. They continued their streak of top three finishes in the Sport division but are still searching for that elusive first place overall. Paddles and Saddles secured third place by less than a minute over the Flying Monkeys. Overall seven teams cleared the course which was much better than we expected. It was a great effort by everyone.
 
We had another great day playing in the woods at the 2014 Mud Slide AR. Rain or Shine the adventure is out there for you to take and we are so happy that you all decided to get dirty with us. Every race is different so come back soon and experience a whole new trip.
 
Location:
T Mabry Carlton, Jr. Memorial Reserve (map)
1800 Mabry Carlton Pkwy
Venice, FL 34292

Registration Deadlines

Early ends: 01/28/2014

Regular ends: 02/25/2014

Late ends: 03/24/2014


Sport Race Leaderboard

 
#
Div
Team Name
Trek
Paddle
Bike
Pts
Time
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    1
    M-2
    FREE CANDY
    7
    4
    4
    15
    02:21:09
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    2
    M-4
    Team Zackless
    7
    4
    4
    15
    02:27:46
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    3
    C-2
    Paddles and Saddles
    7
    4
    4
    15
    02:38:52
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    4
    M-4
    Flying Monkeys
    7
    4
    4
    15
    02:39:48
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    5
    C-2
    Runaway Parents
    7
    4
    4
    15
    02:49:36
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    6
    C-4
    bare ballers
    7
    4
    4
    15
    02:50:39
  • Show Team Details
    7
    F-4
    Boats N Hoes
    7
    4
    4
    15
    02:55:50
  • Show Team Details
    8
    M-4
    Evo 4
    6
    4
    4
    14
    02:51:40
  • Show Team Details
    9
    M-2
    Psych you out
    5
    4
    4
    13
    02:46:48
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    10
    C-3
    STRIKE FORCE
    6
    4
    3
    13
    02:51:59
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    11
    C-2
    Team ElleJim
    7
    2
    4
    13
    02:55:16
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    12
    C-3
    AdventureMonkeys
    7
    4
    2
    13
    02:55:50
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    13
    M-2
    Old Cranky & A Young Punk
    3
    4
    4
    11
    02:57:21
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    14
    C-2
    Turtle Power
    3
    4
    4
    11
    02:57:56
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    15
    M-2
    Two Fish and a Knot
    3
    4
    4
    10
    03:08:45
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    16
    F-2
    Unicorns and Sparkles
    7
    0
    0
    7
    02:03:52

Elite Race Leaderboard

 
#
Div
Team Name
Trek
Paddle
Bike
Pts
Time
  • Show Team Details
    1
    M-2
    Tequila on Tuesday
    15
    8
    11
    34
    04:56:16
  • Show Team Details
    2
    C-4
    Endeavor Racing
    15
    8
    11
    34
    05:54:11
  • Show Team Details
    3
    C-2
    Sarasota Wellness & Internal Medicine (SWIM)
    14
    8
    11
    33
    05:57:29
  • Show Team Details
    4
    M-2
    Controlled Burn
    11
    8
    11
    30
    05:52:30
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    5
    M-3
    Doc-n-Neers
    10
    8
    11
    29
    05:52:10
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    6
    M-4
    Cow Tipping Dwarfs
    10
    8
    11
    29
    05:58:59
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    7
    M-2
    Blood, sweat & gears
    9
    8
    10
    27
    05:59:10
  • Show Team Details
    8
    M-3
    Chafing the Dream
    12
    3
    11
    26
    05:54:48
  • Show Team Details
    9
    M-2
    Master Blaster
    9
    4
    11
    24
    05:41:34
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    10
    F-2
    Headstrong
    8
    8
    7
    23
    05:47:23
  • Show Team Details
    11
    M-2
    Pinnacle MobFit
    7
    8
    0
    15
    04:06:01