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We kept going with the entire organization of Tierra Viva Expedition Race 2016, qualifying for the World Championship of Australia. We already have the race zone defined. We are now working with maps. Mountains, lakes, forests and landscapes of Chile are really ideal for an expedition race like Tierra Viva. This will be a beautiful and tough race like few… Those who made the effort and had the determination to participate will live a great experience ! ….

It will be in April 2016! Again,  in one of the most spectacular regions of the world to organize an event of this nature. …Pucon, Chile!!…in the middle of the Andes Mountain Range…with stunning landscapes, where volcanoes prevails, big lakes, wild rivers , andean forests… and rainforest !

Tierra Viva is one of the few expedition races in the world that keeps the spirit of the legendary Eco Challenge, this new edition of this epic race go down in history for the spectacular and hard route of  600 km that teams will have to explore to reach the finish line, but above all go down in history because the spectacular scenery through which team pass.

Tierra Viva is one of the highest expedition race to which a adventure runner can aspire, it’s a competition that has all the ingredients of a true expedition race … but this new edition promises to be the “mother of all battles” … 7 days…. 100%  non stop … hard orientation … teamwork… strategy … and lots of adventure…

Meet with your team mates and begins to dream of the next edition of Tierra Viva Expedition Race! .. The Beast of Patagonia.


Tierra Viva member of ARWS (Adventure Race World Series)
Tierra Viva Expedition Race is part of the global circuit ARWS (www.arworldseries.com) for this reason not only hope to have the best teams in the world, the winner of the race will automatically qualify for the 2016 World Championships !


Info for 2016 !!
- May only be eligible to participate in the race only 20 mixed Teams of four persons.
- The race will be open for seven days (168hs).
- Each team will receive a special boat for sections of lakes and rivers.
- To obtain one of the 20 places, teams must pay the registration fee (may be paid up to 3 installments)
- The race will start and finish the in the same city… Pucon
- The organization will transfer the specific boat equipment to the transition PC´s in the different lakes.
- Planned assistance is prohibited.
- During the race teams can buy food and sleep in the towns through which they pass.
- Before the start  teams will be informed about all sections of the race with their approximate kms.
- M
aps were delivered  in several parts before each section.

Foreign Teams: Teams arriving by plane should do to airport of Temuco, Chile.

Example of race (It is just an example, not related to the map below)
Start: 70 km of MBike with several PCV.
PC 1:
​​End of MBike and begin 50 km of mountain trekking with several PCV.
PC 2
: (Same place of PC 1) continue in MBike, 60 km with several PCV.
PC 3:
End of MBike (teams here meet their equipment) and start boat section of 20 km with several PCV.
PC 4
: End first boat section and start 40 km of trekking with several PCV
PC 5
: (Same place of PC 4) continue another 20 km by boat with several PCV.
PC 6
: (Same place of PC 3 where left the  MBike) continue in MBike, 90 km with several PCV.
PC 7
: End MBike and start the trekking section of 60 km with several PCV.
PC 8
: (Same place the PC 7) continue in MBike, 50 km with several PCV.
PC 9:
End MBike (teams here meet their equipment) and start  boat section of 20 km with several PCV.
PC 10
: End boat section and start trekking, 30 km with several PCV
PC 11
: (Same place the PC 10) continue another 20 km by boat with several PCV.
PC 12:
(Same place of PC 9 where they left MBike) continue in MBike, 60 km with several PCV.

Example: This was the route 2015 (It is just an example, not related to the itinerary above)

Agenda in April 2016
Friday 15th: Registration / Check in at Hotel
Saturday 16th: Registration / Check in at Hotel
Sunday 17th: Start
Monday 18th: Race underway
Tuesday 19th: Race underway
Wednesday 20th: Race underway
Thursday 21th: Race underway / Arrival of the first
Friday 22th: Race underway / Arrivals
Saturday 23th: Race underway / Arrivals
Sunday 24th: Race underway / Arrival of the last / End of event / Check in at Hotel
Monday 25th: Day of return to their homes.

Registration is Open October 1st
Remember that there are only 20 spots available because the boats are limited. To register, each team must send from the Web the application form and wait for our response.
Very Important
: The Team that decide to enroll, should be clear they must pay the registration as the organization indicate. If a team does not have the money to pay the registration should not register.

Registration fees are: US$ 2,900

Payment method:
At the time of registration we will be sent by mail to each team the payment plan.
Selected teams will be eligible to start paying the registration from December.
Teams may pay the registration in 3 installments or in a single payment.
It may be paid by bank transfer or credit card  by PayPal.

Registration includes
- A true expedition race in one of the most spectacular places in the world: Andes Cordillera / Patagonia / Lakeland / Chile
- 3 Nights accommodation with breakfast (buffet) at hotel Pucon (spacious and comfortable apartments)
- 1 Boat per team.
- 1 Raft per team
- 1 VHF radio

- 4 Team identificatory T- shirt.
- 4 T-shirts gift.
- Color maps kit
- Transfers of special equipment during the race (lake sections)
- Seven days of a true expedition race.
- Race attendance in case of emergency.

General Ranking 1st Place: Trophy + Entry free to AR World Championship.
General Ranking 2nd Place: Trophies
General Ranking 3rd Place: Trophies

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