Gold Rush Adventure Racing

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

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Racers, The Goldrush Team is still lurking in the background and plan to re-commence our events in the near future. With Covid pandemics and Wildfires we have not been able to put on the events that we wanted over the past three years, When circumstances allow we will get into gear again. Pleas keep an eye on this page and keep training and racing where you can.

Yours in outdoors dreaming,
Gold Rush Adventure Racing

The USARA National Championships is coming to California with our friends at All Out Events hosting the event.

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We are supporting the Mammoth/Bishop USARA National Championship Event.- Friday-Saturday September 16th/17th 2022. Mammoth, California.

See the events pages for full details.

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


Mommoth/Bishop Adventure racing Festival, 2021.

Our big event for 2021 will be included in the Adventure Racing Festival based in Mammoth, California. Keep training and come out in June 2021 for this celebration of AR. Encourage your friends to race and we can raise the prize purse! As you all know, COVID prevented any races from being run in 2020 but we can now welcome our return to racing. Come and join us.

In 2017, team 'Bones ' was first across the line of our 30 hour race.
Bones at the finish in 2017.
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2017 8 Hour Results

Race Report from team 'And Loving It':--Team 'And Loving It' Race Report from 2017

Summer Challenge 2021


Dusk to Dawn and Day to Night 12 hour, 2021. We will include a less extreme event in our 12 hour.Get your team together.

June 2021. A 12 hour adventure race with hiking, biking and paddling.

2017 Summer Challenge Results

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.

Night Orienteering at Lake McClure. Brush up on your orienteering.
The results from the Night 'O' are posted. Details

Last year 'Team Lucky' scored first place in the Night 'O'. The actual event had clear skies but only a sliver of moon.

Night O Picture

Gold Rush Mother Lode is excited to have been a North American Adventure Racing Series Championship event.


Join the NAARS Adventure Racing Discussion Community. Talk AR,gear,races and more. 

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

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