Autumn 2019 Facts and Figures
This table shows how many teams made it to each of the activities and control points throughout the weekend.
On Friday teams had to visit a selection of control points in the dark while avoiding the Apex chasers who were out to steal their points:
|Base||Description||Points||Number of visits|
|03||Tree stump at track junction||20||22|
|04||Broken tree south of track||10||28|
|05||Top of ladder, north of overgrown track||20||9|
|06||Bench with a view||30||16|
|08||Pine tree opposite bench||10||19|
|09||Post by track junction||10||48|
|12||Out on a limb||30||41|
|14||Dip in track, south side||20||21|
|33||End of pontoon||10||68|
|34||Post at track junction||10||54|
|36||Take a seat||30||32|
|37||Itís a sign||20||40|
Friday event map
On Saturday teams competed to find as many controls and activities as possible:
|Base||Description||Points||Number of visits|
|A||Grovel Of Hovel (Roadside layby)||50||44|
|B||The Great Lake (East side of lake)||50||74|
|C||Totally Ab-Zorbing (The Avenue)||50||80|
|D||Mud, Sweat And Gears (Track junction)||50||70|
|E||Total Ditch (Big ditch)||50||63|
|F||Hex (Track junction)||50||60|
|G||Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner (Between the ponds)||50||54|
|H||At A Crossroads (Track junction)||50||68|
|J||Abandoned (Derelict buildings)||50||66|
|K||Stumped (Woodland west of track)||50||63|
|L||Per Ardua Ad Astra (Car park)||50||58|
|M||On the Ropes (Trees beside path)||50||45|
N.B. There were no bases I or O to avoid confusion with numbers 1, 0 and letter D.
|Control||Description||Points||Number of Visits|
|01||Silver tree on track bend||20||25|
|03||Tree stump at track junction||10||29|
|04||Broken tree south of track||5||56|
|05||Top of ladder, north of overgrown track||15||42|
|06||Bench with a view||20||31|
|08||Pine tree opposite bench||10||46|
|09||Post by track junction||5||61|
|11||Fallen tree east of junction||15||58|
|12||Out on a limb||20||44|
|14||Dip in track, south side||10||21|
|15||Big tree inside track corner||15||24|
|20||Fence corner by tree stump||10||48|
|22||Tree stump at five way track junction||15||46|
|25||Tree on track bend||25||25|
|26||Trees, east of gatepost||25||37|
|27||Log over stream||20||31|
|32||End of track||30||36|
|PP||Paddy The Parrot||75||60|
On Sunday teams competed in the new Apex Adventure Race, a 5km run complete with a series of tough obstacles which they had to complete in the fastest possible time:
Maps reproduced from Ordnance Survey mapping with their permission, on behalf of the controller of Her Majesty's Stationery Office.
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Autumn 2019 event
Our muddiest ever event as Apex visited the Ampleforth Estate for the first time.
Autumn 2018 event
A return to Bramham Park after the Apex Challenge took a year's break.
Autumn 2016 event
Three days of adventures and challenges on the Peak District's Eastern Moors.
Spring 2016 event
An unforgettable night-time challenge through the Temple Newsam estate in Leeds.
Autumn 2015 event
The exclusive Harewood House estate welcomes Apex for the first time.
Spring 2015 event
The Apex Challenge returns to Bramham Park in West Yorkshire.
Autumn 2013 event
A military theme at Strensall near York for Apex Special Ops.
Spring 2013 event
Apex returns to Sherwood Pines for a challenge during the night.
Autumn 2012 event
Returning to our first ever location to celebrate our tenth anniversary.
Spring 2012 event
A new location at Bramham Park near Leeds for the first event of 2012.
Autumn 2011 event
A thrilling three days of adventure with the hottest weekend of the year.
Spring 2011 event
The event sells out in record time for a weekend baked in sunshine!
Autumn 2010 event
Brand new activities this year included archery and rifle shooting.
Spring 2010 event
The warmest weather of the year so far for this year's spring challenge.
Autumn 2009 event
Gale force winds add to the excitement on Ilkley Moor.
Spring 2009 event
There were record levels of interest for teams to take part in this event.
Autumn 2008 event
70 teams navigate through Langdale Forest in North Yorkshire.
Spring 2008 event
A new record of 16 activity bases was waiting for our teams.
Autumn 2007 event
Centenary year sees us travel further North than ever to Ilkley Moor.
Autumn 2006 event
First ever three-day Apex sees several new event elements tried out.
Spring 2006 event
Same location but new challenges at Sherwood Pines Forest Park.
Autumn 2005 event
More prizes were given away at this event than ever before.
Spring 2005 event
The overnight event moves to a new location with dense woodland.
Autumn 2004 event
More teams and more activity bases than ever before in Burbage Valley.
Spring 2004 event
Apex Challenge opens up to teams nationwide for the first time.
Autumn 2003 event
Stanage Edge hosted our second daytime challenge event.
Spring 2003 event
Same idea as our first event but this time in the darkness!
Autumn 2002 event
More than 20 teams compete for the honour of being our first winners.