Epic Adventure, VA – 2012

Save the date for the adventure of a life time. April 21st – April 22nd, 2012.  26 hours of paddling, biking, trekking, navigating and team bonding.  We have designed the course so that all mandatory points can be acquired in about 13 hours.  However we will have optional checkpoints on the course and teams can get those points at any time during the race and cross the finish line in less than 26 hours. 2011 – Pictures

Racers Newsletter #1 – Newsletter

Race Results 2012

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Mail-in Registration Form


Pulled Pork Sand
Hot Dogs
Mac & Cheese
Baked Beans
Both Sandwiches served with Cole slaw.

Drinks are water and Gatorade

Extra lunch tickets for family members ($7.50).

Race Info:

Name: 2012 Rev3 Epic Adventure
Date: April 21-22, 2012
Location: Luray, VA
Description: This years race will feature a long paddle to start the race, a day time orienteering course, a day time mtb course followed by a rogain style night course with biking and a night orienteering course.
National Qualifying Race: USARA, CheckPoint Tracker, East Coast Series
Directions: From Northern Virginia, take I-66 West to exit 13 (Linden). Turn left off the ramp. Go one block to a stoplight where you'll take a right onto Rt. 55 West. At the fifth stoplight, turn left onto 340 South. Drive eight miles; the park's entrance is on the right.
Check-in: Friday, April 20th, 2012 6:00PM - 8:00PM in Luray, Virginia
Race Starts: Saturday, April 21st, 2012 8:00AM
Race Ends: Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 noon
Categories: Solist (Male & Female), Two-person teams (Female, Male, and Co-ed), and four person teams (Female, Male, and Co-ed)
Prizes: Over $8000.00 in cash and prizes
Fees: Early Registration is $200.00 per team member & $225 for solists until January 31st, 2012. The price will go up to $250.00 per team member and $275 for solists until April 15th, 2012.
Included: Snacks during packet pickup, maps, race shirts, canoes, paddles, PFD, post race celebration and meal; one of the best adventures of your life.
Early Registration Discount Ends: January 31st, 2012
Registration Closes: April 15th, 2012
Distance: 100+ miles
Disciplines: Trekking, orienteering, canoe paddling, team challenges and mountain biking.


Supplied Gear:

Canoes, paddles, PFD’s, race maps, race passport & list of rules

Mandatory Gear:

Prior to race start all teams will be spot checked for mandatory gear. Spot checks will also take place on the course. Any team missing items of mandatory gear will be subject to time penalties and/or disqualification. All Mandatory gear is required to ensure racers have the proper equipment to safely complete the course.

All times during the race must have on their the following equipment:
  • Pack to carry gear
  • Food
  • Hydration System (Camelbak or equivalent, water bottle)
  • Headlamp with extra batteries
  • Whistle
  • Knife minimum 2.5 inch blade
  • Emergency blanket or bag
  • 1 long sleeve smart wool or Under Armour type insulated top
  • Fleece hat
  • Waterproof jacket
While biking each racer must also have:
  • Mountain bike (No cross or road bikes allowed)
  • Helmet (CPSC, ANSI, or SNELL certified)
  • Rear light
  • Front light
Team Gear:
  • Bike tool kit and at least one spare bike tube
  • Compass
  • Lighter
  • Cell phone
  • Dry bag
Recommended Gear:
  • Sunglasses, bug spray, sunblock
  • Waterproof map case
  • Map bag for race map and passport
Medical Kit:

Teams may use the Adventure Medical Kit Ultralight 0.7 or build their own kit as long as the kit contains the following listed required contents. (8) 2x2 or 3x3 sterile dressing, (2) 3x4 non adherent sterile dressing, (1) conforming gauze bandage, (4) 1x3 adhesive bandage, (3) knuckle adhesive bandage, (1) tape ½”x 10 yards, (1) swift wrap elastic bandage, (8) 200mg. Ibuprofen, (2) antihistamine (Diphenhydramine), (2) afterbite sting relief, (1) moleskin, (5) towelettes, (3) antibiotic ointment, (1) tincture of benzoin, (3) butterfly closure bandage, (2) pair nitrile gloves, (1) tweezer, (3) safety pins, (1) duct tape, (2) alosak.



Host Location - Shenandoah River State Park (Cabins & Camping)

  • Quality Inn, Front Royal - Mention Rev3 and get discounted rate of $62 plus tax (total $68.82) per night for a double occupancy 2 double beds room - www.qualityinn-frontroyal.com
  • Holiday Inn, Front Royal
  • Hampton Inn, Front Royal
  • Super 8 Motel, Front Royal
  • Shenandoah River State Park
  • KOA Campground
  • Low Water Bridge Campground