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April Open Adventure Newsletter

Welcome to the April newsletter! It's been sunny and gorgeous around Open Adventure Towers, but between cheeky bike rides we've been working hard preparing the races to come. But first a round up of the Open5 series.

Haglöfs Open5 Series Finale

Haglöfs Open5 Series Finale

The finale was held in Coniston, where a fierce competition was played out between a lot of seasoned adventure racers. Our planner, Ant Cooper, tempted racers to the top of the Old Man which was the undoing of some and left the male solo series title undecided well past the 11th hour! Congratulations to the series winners and to all for taking part in another fantastic set of events.


The 2014/15 Open5 Serie

The 2014/15 Open5 Series

This series will be back on the 1st Sunday in November.  We will be kicking off the series on Open Adventure's home patch - The Lakes. 
Below are dates & areas for the whole series (exact locations TBC shortly):

Lake District - Sunday 2nd November 2014
North York Moors - Sunday 7th December 2014
Quantocks - Sunday 1st February 2015
Yorkshire Dales - Sunday 1st Marsh 2015
Peak District - Sunday 12th April 2015

Entries will be open at the end of May.

Lakes in a Day: Prices go up on 1st May

Lakes in a Day: Prices go up on 9th May

We are so excited about the 'Lakes in a Day' 48 mile ultra that we couldn't wait until 11th October and sent 4 Open Adventure regulars to check it out. It was a long day out but they returned home with big smiles (and tired legs). "What a fantastic route", Sabrina Verjee told us, "I can't wait to do it again. But first... cake!" Check out the route online and don't forget that price goes up on the 9th May so get your entry in quick smart.


In other news

In other news

In association with Graham Patten of Lakeland Trails we are supporting Dan Duxbury in his attempt to bag all the munros in record time. He has one of our state of the art trackers so we can all follow his record attempt. Check out his blog and follow the online tracking. Good luck Dan!

Fancy a trip across the pond check out this Adventure Race on the Isle of Man - looks great fun and really not that difficult to get to.

How is your training going for the ITERA? Don't forget you can chat with fellow racers and exchange tips on the Open Adventure Facebook page.

No worries, James Thurlow.




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