Saturday, May 13, 2023
WHERE: Danforth, Maine
WHEN: 7:30AM- 4:00PM
60 participated in the race on May 13th, click here to view pictures of the race.
Course Changes Yearly with the course being about 20 miles including an off trail compass run approximately 1 mile. The othe rlegs of the race involve 10 miles of mountain biking on woods roads and trails, 8 miles of canoeing/kayaking, as well as challenges along the way as can be seen in the video above.
Race in pairs in the High School Boys, Girls, Mixed, Adult Men, Women, Mixed, Jr./Sr., (Jr./Sr. minimum age is 12 and must compete with an adult). Additionally the Family division is for kids/teens with parents/mentors and can be 2 or more people. The family division includes the compass run and paddle legs and leaves out the bike leg. The Open division (can be any size group, relay, solo, race boats, etc.).
34 Mile Flat Water Race (a separate race from the adventure race)
From the headwaters of the Baskahegan Stream in Kossuth to Bancroft. This runs simultaneously with the Adventure Race as a paddle only option. (min age is 16 unless accompanied by an adult).Pre-Registration required, checkin is 7:00AM sharp then load and go!
All racers are entered in a drawing for a new 15’8″ Old Town Discovery Canoe donated by Old Town Canoe with a retail value of over $1300. Other door prizes include 4 day use season passes to the North Maine Woods, t-shirts and hats.
Over $1500.00 in Student Prizes
1st place JETBOIL BACKPACK STOVES, 2nd & 3rd Place 7-$75.00 and 7-$50.00 Gift Certificates to Ski Rack Sports in the High School Boys, Girls and Mixed as well as the Juniors in the Jr/Sr. Division.
- Adventure Race Information PDF
- Baskahegan Stream 34 Mile Separate Race Information PDF
- Pictures of our last Race
- 2017 East Grand adventure Race Highlight Video
- Bangor Daily News Story About the Race, 3-31-17
- Compass, How To
Register for the Adventure Race and Pay Online Here
Register for the Baskahegan Stream Race Here
Lodging Options for the Night Prior
Note, while some of these lodging options may have a multi night minimum stay, you can always reach out and ask if they will make an acception.
The Conservation Fund, The Conservation Fund works to conserve working forests and natural areas and support related community efforts.
The First Settler’s Lodge, Local overnight accommodations all with private baths and views of the surrounding Grand Lake areas, including: luxury suite, bunk style loft, and four spacious bedrooms that accommodate two to six people
East Grand Health Center, to provide healthcare of the highest quality for all people, regardless of socioeconomic status, in a confidential, respectful and humanistic manner.
Old Town Canoe, All racers will be entered into a drawing for a new Discovery Old Town Canoe donated by Old Town Canoe. Thanks Old Town Canoe for supporting our event and assisting getting folks of all ages connected outdoors in the woods and waters of Maine!
JETBOIL BACKPACK STOVES awarded to the 1st place finishers in the High School Boys, Girls and Mixed as well as the Juniors in the Jr/Sr. Division.
Machias Savings Bank With a focus on community involvement and showing exceptional people in our community just how much we care.
Woodie Wheaton Land Trust To promote the protection, preservation and conservation of land and water in the Boundary Lakes region of eastern Maine and western New Brunswick for the benefit of present and future generations.
Ski Rack Sports of Bangor We Want You to Enjoy the Outdoors as Much as We Do! Since 1984, Ski Rack Sports has been the headquarters for everything outdoor adventurists could need for the trails, slopes and streams.
North Maine Woods Contributes generous donations of gift certificates for day use and camping in the North Maine Woods, T-shirts and Hats.