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Autumn 2019 Adventure Race

Scout jumps obstacleTeams competed in our toughest Apex Adventure Race yet on Sunday morning.

The 4k race took them across difficult terrain, through trees, under tunnels, across muddy swamps and into water as well as a series of challenging obstacles. They were warned they would get wet and dirty and that was just part of the challenge!

These are the finishing times for all the teams:

Adventure Race Timings
Rank Team name Competition Time
1 The Golden Horse Explorers 00:35:41
2 Alpha Cure Marge Explorers 00:36:23
3 006.9 Explorers 00:36:47
4 Bendadick Cuminerpants Explorers 00:37:42
5 Betty Swollocks Explorers 00:38:37
6 Where's Tom?? Network 00:39:25
7 60 T-shirt Explorers 00:39:31
8 The Shadwell Mafia Explorers 00:40:49
9 The Zoomers Explorers 00:40:53
10 All The Lads And Cameron Explorers 00:41:00
11 De Sumo Squad Explorers 00:41:02
12 Hugh Janus Explorers 00:41:09
13 The Rookies Explorers 00:41:09
14 Babe Watch Explorers 00:41:38
15 The Dinner Lady Assault Force Network 00:42:13
16 Soviet Bananas Explorers 00:42:44
17 Be Low Me Explorers 00:43:16
18 Things Like Team A Sound Boring! Explorers 00:43:23
19 Bois We Need A Name Explorers 00:43:43
20 Bungle's Boys Explorers 00:43:57
21 I'm On The Spectrum Explorers 00:43:59
22 The Tortilla Gorillas Explorers 00:44:21
23 Mighty Morphin Flower Arrangers Explorers 00:45:12
24 Team Awesome Explorers 00:46:29
25 Dilligaf Explorers 00:46:40
26 Stevie Wonder's Driving School Explorers 00:47:00
27 Scrambled Legs Explorers 00:47:12
28 Desperate Single Virgins Return Network 00:47:12
29 Goldilocks And The Three Bears Explorers 00:48:53
30 Steve's Dad's In Prison Explorers 00:50:36
31 Team Amazing Explorers 00:51:02
32 Snazzy People Explorers 00:51:45
33 Inter Yuh'naan Explorers 00:52:06
34 Gerald's Boys Explorers 00:52:28
35 Professional Erectors Explorers 00:52:37
36 Titanic Swim Team Explorers 00:52:48
37 Four Kings' Hell Explorers 00:53:42
38 Jacob & The Argonauts Explorers 00:54:00
39 Chicks With Kicks Explorers 00:54:22
40 T'rat Tubbies Explorers 00:54:28
41 The Awesome Foursome Explorers 00:54:54
42 Dry Weetabix Explorers 00:54:55
43 Area Fifty Onezies Explorers 00:55:14
44 VSCO Hoes Explorers 00:55:46
45 Benchwarmers Explorers 00:55:58
46 Alan Titchmarsh, Lord And Saviour Network 00:56:10
47 Straight Off The Sofa Explorers 00:56:21
48 The Amazing Bear Crew Explorers 00:56:29
49 Cunning Stunts Explorers 00:56:44
50 Honey Nut Explorers 00:57:26
51 This Is Not A Drill Please Evacuate Explorers 00:58:46
52 The Teen Tubbies Explorers 00:59:07
53 Cinderella & The Ugly Sisters Explorers 00:59:12
54 The Tumbles Explorers 01:00:04
55 Our Name Was So Bad It Got Banned! Explorers 01:00:52
56 Hey Sistersssss! Explorers 01:00:54
57 On The Edge Explorers 01:01:28
58 The Incredigirls Explorers 01:01:34
59 Sexy Beasts Explorers 01:01:37
60 Ardsley Eagles Explorers 01:01:46
61 Two Forks And A Spoon Explorers 01:02:06
62 Not Fast Just Furious Explorers 01:02:15
63 The Dislexic Dymanites Explorers 01:04:15
64 The Ram Ranchers Explorers 01:05:58
65 Mostly Harmless Explorers 01:06:13
66 Victoria's Secrets Explorers 01:06:32
67 Computer Says No! Explorers 01:07:19
68 Gonzo Fighters Explorers 01:07:21
69 Dukes, Swans And Bows Explorers 01:08:32
70 Blood, Sweat And Beers Explorers 01:08:53
71 Wet Bread Explorers 01:09:43
72 Three Wise Idiots Featuring Molly Explorers 01:09:47
73 Wetty Cobblers Explorers 01:10:20
74 Muddy Boots, Muddy Ass Explorers 01:10:24
75 Mavericks Have Risen From The Ashes Explorers 01:10:26
76 The Rhino Ninjas Explorers 01:10:38
77 Satan's Devils Explorers 01:10:40
78 Mystery Inc. Explorers 01:11:51
79 Fantasising Real Extrttrl Elephants Explorers 01:13:05
80 Charlie Juliet Oscar Whiskey Explorers 01:15:27
81 Mark's Beard Explorers 01:15:28
82 Last And Furious Explorers 01:15:55
83 Not Fast Not Furious Explorers 01:16:00
84 Can You 'ear Us? Explorers 01:16:20
85 And The Winners Are... Explorers 01:18:11
86 Nomad Explorers 01:19:20
87 Who? Where? Why-s Guys Explorers 01:21:13
88 Nacho Average Explorers Explorers 01:23:49
89 Boris Gilbert Wilson Explorers 01:24:38
90 The Mavericks Explorers 01:24:41
91 Eve's 'eroes Explorers 01:25:42
92 Do We Care Bears Explorers 01:27:07
93 Chimp Women Explorers 01:30:51
94 The Fair Bairns Explorers 01:30:59
95 Dixie Normous Explorers 02:15:52

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Autumn 2010 event.

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More teams and more activity bases than ever before in Burbage Valley.

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