Peopleoften ask what is adventure racing? Adventure racing could be considered one ofthe best-kept secrets of the outdoors. Its roots run deep and there’s always adebate as to when adventure racing was born. Most credit the 1968 Karrimor International Mountain Marathon. The event required teams to traverse mountainousterrain and carry all of the necessary supplies for the team. Fast forward to2019 and there are still considerable similarities with the sport. Simply put, adventure racing is a modern dayscavenger hunt with rules and beautiful, and oftentimes challenging courses.Teams combine multi disciplines such as trekking, mountain biking, paddling andnavigation to find checkpoints and reach the finish line. At its core adventureracing is also about community, family and taking care of our local land. May 18,2019. It starts with a half-day adventure race, Conquer the Mountain. This is an event that tests not only your physical ability but your mental aptitude. The course will have you running, biking, paddling and navigating your way around the Shenandoah Valley. This course will have over 13,000 feet of elevation change and it’s estimated to be 50 miles. InJanuary of 2019, Bryce Resort made it official and partnered withRev3Endurance. Rev3Endurance is an experienced outdoor adventure events companyheadquartered in Basye, Virginia. Thecompany promotes an adventurous lifestyle. The goal is to produce events that encourage everyone to come out andcompete and enjoy the experience. “BryceResort is the perfect backdrop for what Rev3Endurance wants to offer thisarea,” states Michael Spiller, Co-Owner and Race Director for Rev3Endurance. Bryce Resort and Rev3Endurance will offer sixoutdoor adventures this year beginning May 18, 2019. The events are unique inthat there is truly something for everyone. Whether you’re a beginner or an experiencedendurance athlete, Bryce Resort and Rev3Endurance will have something foreveryone. “The goal is to get morepeople enjoying what this area has to offer and show off our local communityand local businesses,” stated Christi Manning, Director of Business Developmentfor Rev3Endurance. Rev3Endurance is proud to partner with its sponsors: BryceResort, Shenandoah County Tourism, Virginia is for Lovers, Zanfel, OutThere andMountain Khaki. “AtBryce Resort we pride ourselves with what we offer our community and visitors.We want everyone to feel like family and make great memories while visiting ourresort. Partnering with Rev3Endurance to offer these additional outdoor eventsenhances what we do and aligns with what we value,” says Ryan Locher, GeneralManager, Bryce Resort. Whatdo you get when you combine a popular ski resort in Shenandoah County with an experiencedoutdoor adventure company? A breathtaking scenic backdrop and a whole lot offun! Bryce Resort is located in thenorthern part of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The resort is a hidden gem in ShenandoahCounty nestled near the Virginia and West Virginia line surrounded by theGeorge Washington National Forest. Theresort has catered to outdoor enthusiasts since 1965 and is a short two-hourdrive from Washington, DC. In additionto the award-winning ski facilities, the outdoor offerings have expanded tooffer visitors golf, mountain biking, tubing, ziplining and more! Rev3Endurancewill host six outdoor adventures beginning Saturday, Lookingahead to the fall of 2019, Bryce Resort and Rev3Endurance will host a varietyof mountain bike events and a fun, wacky Urban Challenge consisting of a 3-7 milechallenge throughout the resort. Not quite ready for this beast? Don’t worry, there’s more! Bryce Mountain Resort and Rev3Endurance will also offer the Aquablaze. Aquablazing is a term used to describe Appalachian Trail thru-hikers kayaking or canoeing a portion of the trail. Now you can have the chance to aquablaze through Bryce Resort and Lake Laura. This event promises to be a lot of fun and an event that combines running and watercraft. Lake Laura at Bryce Resort will certainly be the highlight of this event. OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Looking for an incredible beginner race? If so, Rev3Endurance will also produce a Sprint and Family Adventure Race the same weekend. It’s a fun, beautiful course that’s easy to navigate. You and your team will run, bike, paddle and navigate your way around the resort. This is THE outdoor event for the beginner adventure racer. 4/9/06 – Photo by Will Ramos Photography To register today, or learn more about Rev3Endurance visit www.rev3endurance.com.