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Patagonian Expedition Race inspires the world!
July 13, 2012

The Last Wild Race is once again proving an irresistible draw for the world's best racers and adventurers alike, and with early registrations from around the world at an all-time high as we have now confirmed the first group of selections

Letter's Stjepan Pavicic

June 14, 2012

Dear racers, partners and friends of PATAGONIAN EXPEDITION RACE: The Adventure continues! Together, we have now spent a decade exploring the wildest side of Patagonia, and there have been ten consecutive editions of the PATAGONIAN EXPEDITION RACE.

Patagonian Expedition Race 2013 Letter of the Race Director
June 5, 2012
Together, we have now spent a decade exploring the wildest side of Patagonia, and there have been ten consecutive editions of the PATAGONIAN EXPEDITION RACE... We are now at the beginning of a new stage...
10th Anniversary Race 2012 Closing
March 2, 2012
As the Patagonian Expedition Race 2012 comes to a close we recap the good times...
2012 Race was a success due to all the help from our sponsors
February 28, 2012
Each Patagonian Expedition Race edition is made possible by the staff of NIGSA and by the sponsors who support the race and its mission.
The newest event in Patagonia is announced..
February 25, 2012
Last night at the closing ceremony, event organizers NIGSA announced the debut of their newest event, the Patagonian International Marathon 23/9/2012
Patagonian Expedition Race Ends
February 23, 2012
Ten days after the race began, teams in desperate need of showers and hot meals, the Patagonian Expedition Race has finished. With Adidas TERREX Prunesco taking the win for the fourth year in a row, this year's field was stronger than ever.
A Day with Adidas Terrex
February 22, 2012
How does a team consistently outperform its competitors? By consistently outperforming its competitors.
Checkpoint 12
February 21, 2012
Every checkpoint in the Patagonian Expedition Race has a unique story - a story of the journey of arrival, the hopes of the teams passing through, and the disappointment of teams that cannot continue. This is the story of Checkpoint 12, located at the edge of the Darwin Range on the shore of a river, well into the final trekking section of the race.
Cordillera Darwin
February 19, 2012
If the race was tough so far, but it’s about to get tougher – so what can racers expect as they head into the Cordillera Darwin?
The Good News and the Bad News
February 19, 2012
Kauri Reaches CP 15, but Four Continents leaves the race.
Information from CP 15!
February 19, 2012
PC 15 reports that United States based team Gear Junkie/Yogaslackers made its arrival at 07: 15 pm today. They are followed very closely by South African Cyanosis.
Adidas Terrex Prunesco reaches CP 17
February 19, 2012
Can the other teams catch Adidas Terrex-Prunesco?
February 18, 2012
After crossing through PC 9 at 20:48 on the 17th, they came into PC 11 at 11:35am on the 18th. What awaits them now is arguably the most difficult section of the course, that when combined with accumulated fatigue, hunger, and injuries is an giant test to any racers mental conditioning. However, this British and Kiwi team use a unique skill set to tackle the Patagonia wilderness.
Fighting to reach the finish of the Patagonian Expedition Race
February 18, 2012
15 teams continue on route to reach the Pia fjord by the 22nd of February.
Patagonian Expedition Race enters into Critical Phase
February 17, 2012
The race has now split into three parts with a hard-charging group led by Adidas TERREX Prunesco opening up a strong advantage after the final bike stage, as they enter the complicated route through the Cordillera Darwin. About 5 hours behind (without time adjustment) are East Wind and GearJunkie YogaSlackers. A second group comprising Kauri, Cyanosis, Selva-Kailash, Vaucluse-Lafuma and Cuva are filtering through the transition from bike to trek, and obviously hoping to make it onto the complicated ropes section in the Valle Profundo while it's still light.
The first teams back in Punta Arenas
February 17, 2012
The Brazilian teams ‘Go Crazy’ and ‘Quasar Lontra Master Tapuia’, along with the American ‘Discovery & Research’ and Finnish ‘Ulkoilun Maailma’ teams were the first group to leave the race course and arrive back in Punta Arenas.
Parque Karukinka
February 16, 2012
Now the teams are in Tierra del Fuego,heading towards the wild forest of the Karukinka reserve they are racing through...
Day Two: Teams reaching the Tierra del Fuego
February 15, 2012
As the day progresses, teams leave Dawson Island and complete their crossing of the Magellan Strait and Whiteside Channel, beginning their first trekking section.
Tierra del Fuego : Get to Know the Route
February 15, 2012
Teams are now racing towards the ‘Land of Fire’ – but what is this legendary location in Chile all about…?
Day Two - Top teams turn up the heat!
February 15, 2012
After the dark zone on Dawson Island was opened at 6:00 this morning, all the teams which had been held at PC 4 set off together
Fast and Light - the story from PC 6
February 15, 2012
The first long trek of the race is split into three parts, eliminating some, pushing forward others...
Day One of The Patagonian Expedition Race: The Race Is On!!!
February 14, 2012
The race is underway here at the edge of the world!
Impressions of CP4
February 14, 2012
They attempt to break away from the mundane and escape hundreds of miles away, searching for something more than just victory. Around each peninsula and over every peak lies a better version of themselves. One capable of feats only dreamt of in the past; with will and courage, determination and strength. The movements build stronger muscles, but the event builds stronger spirit.
A little bit of everything
February 13, 2012
Wind, rain, and sometimes snow, can turn a quick race into a detoured race and slow the teams to a near stop. As can the impassable forests and peat bogs.
The Course Description
February 13, 2012
This year's race takes teams on an unprecedented journey!
Chilean team arrives in Punta Arenas
February 10, 2012
This year, the production team is seeking to tell the story of the journey of this race: The journey through the unique nature of Patagonia, and the personal journey of learning that teams and individuals undertake.
In five days, the race begins
February 9, 2012
The city itself still seems tranquil despite the building excitement here as teams begin to organize their equipment and prepare for the days to come.
There's a change in the city
February 8, 2012
Punta Arenas, Chile: There’s a change in the city. A quiet town meandered by backpacking tourists and the odd offloading.

Albert Rocca (Team Adidas-Terrex Prunesco)

'For me it was a wild race, it was amazing, there are no roads, no trails, the maps show the main bearings and with teams work we could find a good way to arrive'

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