Gold Rush Adventure Racing

Night Orienteering is coming up on April 8th!

Gold Rush is dedicated to promoting and encouraging Adventure Racing in Northern California and beyond


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Orienteering at Lake McClure Day O Picture Day O Picture Day O Picture Day O Picture

The orienteering on Saturday 18th February was threatened by storms but turned out to be a beautiful day at Lake McClure. The course had 16 cps and Jason Horn got back first with all cps to post the best time.

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Day 'O' » - February 18th.    Exchequer Park at Lake McClure.

Night 'O' » - April 8th.    Exchequer Park at Lake McClure.

Summer Challenge» - June 17th. Sierra Foothills.

30 Hour» - November.            Sierra Foothills.

See the events pages for full details.

As details of the events are confirmed, the web site will be updated with those new details.


Return of the 'Cold Rush'.

Our flagship end of year event will this year be in November. An expedition event with the chance of cooler weather and bringing back the classic days of the early Gold Rush events where you had to be ready for anything.

The 2017 Gold Rush 30 hour event will showcase remote parts of Northern California. We welcome teams from all over North America. Details to be announced soon.

2017 30 Hour 2016 Adventure Challenge results and details

AR History Project...


Adventure Racing History Project

The AR History project will collect information about past AR events. Starting in the late 1970's , Adventure Racing had only a few major events until the sport began to blossom in 2000. We still have the chance to collect the complete history of Adventure Racing. In just a few days, we will provide the link to the AR History Project Site where we can all begin to fill out the history of Adventure racing.

Thanks for your support.

Gold Rush Mother Lode is excited to be the North American Adventure Racing Series Championship event.


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North American Adventure Racing Series

Gold Rush Mother Lode is excited to support the Adventure Racing World Series .The AR World Series is an international circuit of the world's best adventure races and culminates annually in the Adventure Racing World Championship.

Adventure Racing World Series