Lionheart Adventures was founded on the belief that life's greatest adventures aren't going to happen from your couch. We offer an ever expanding range of outdoor sporting events designed to challenge and excite everyone from beginners to seasoned veterans. We're looking forward to seeing you out there!
We offer Adventure Races, Xterra Triathlons, Swim Runs, and the awesome new Kilt Challenge event. Our calendar continues to expand so check out the latest:
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN: We will train you on the following skills:
1. Orienteering, Land Navigation, & Map Reading
2. Ropes: Rappelling, Ascending, & Top Rope Climbing
3. Canoeing & Kayaking
4. Expedition Mountain Biking
5. Assessing & Managing Risk
Dates: April 27-29, 2018 Please contact us through the contact link or facebook for more information. Training is based on weather conditions & water levels. We reserve the right to cancel or change any part of the curiculum in order to maintain safety. Academy director Doug Crytzer hosts one of the nations longest running Adventure Racing Academy in the United States with more then 250 students graduating since 2002.
The first LandShark SwimRun event of the series will take place at Yellow Creek State Park. More info to follow!
XTERRA Appalachia will kick off bright and early at Yellow Creek State Park. Details will be coming soon!
Are you ready for the classic Adventure Race experience? Trekking, cycling and paddling across beautiful Moraine State Park. Watch for updates!
A truly one-of-a-kind experience awaits in our first annual KILT Challenge. Part adventure race, part Highland games, this one is going to be an absolute blast!
This exhilarating race includes biking (mountain or hybrid), trail running/trekking, kayaking, coasteering, orienteering, and a secret treasure map challenge!
Yellow Creek State Park hosts our first annual SwimRun event! This event will consist of a "mock Otillo" style race, where participants run and swim in multiple alternating sections along a lake and trail course layout. This means that you'll be carrying all of your run and swim gear with you for the entire race! Some course details will stay under wraps until the day of the race, but essentially the course will alternate between swimming and running multiple times, with distances totaling approximately 1 to 2 miles of water and 10 to 15 miles of land. Think of it as a combination trail run and open water swim. Landsharks welcome!
1. Running shoes - and a method of attaching your shoes to yourself for the swim sections. Remember, your shoes will be WET so consider this in your choice of footwear!
2. Swim gear - as you deem appropriate. Personal flotation devices (PFD's) will be allowed, however must be worn or carried for the duration of the event.
Short Course - $100
Long Course - $200
The price of your registration includes:
- Food and aid stations along the course
- Participant shirt
- Timing and results service
- Post race recovery meal
- Participant swim cap
- Waterproof race map
- Prizes for top 3 finishers in each class
- Bragging rights after acheiving true LandShark status!
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