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The Krista Griesacker Memorial Adventure Race

Kempton, PA, US
Jul 29, 2017

Type: Adventure Racing - Regional

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Breathtaking views, challenging terrain, and captivating wilderness, set the scene for this 12 hour race of challenge and adventure. Join us in honoring and commemorating a dear friend, fellow adventure racer, and fellow search and rescue instructor, who died while training a few years ago.

Krista spent many years training and instructing at the Civil Air Patrol's Search and Rescue School, based at Hawk Mountain, PA. Proceeds from the race will go to benefit that volunteer school.

We've got a great course lined up for you that will include orienteering, bushwacking, trekking, road and mountain biking, paddling, a ropes section, and a team oriented obstacle course. This race has it all, and it's an event you won't want to miss!

This is a point to point race which will include both mandatory and optional checkpoints. It's a great race for those seasoned athletes, and those ready to move up to the next level of adventure racing.

Race Information
There will be some UTM Plotting in this race. We will offer assistance during Friday night check in for those who need it. All teams will have to demonstrate their plotting skills on Friday evening. You DO NOT want to miss this race just because you are not familiar with UTM plotting. Let us help you take the next step in learning this skill. You can tutorials here:

There will be a rappel section in this race. You do not need any skill or experience in rappelling to compete in this event. You only need to be a good listener for our rope staff. You are required to bring your own harness and gloves, we will supply the rest.

Team check in Friday August 5 5:30pm-8:15pm
6:30pm - UTM tutorial class
8:30pm team meeting

Race begins 7am Saturday July 29


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