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Raid Lowlands


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When: 20th - 22nd of September 2024

Where: Valkenburg, The Netherlands (start & finish location)

Team category: (mixed) teams of 4, over 18 years of age

Disciplines: trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, navigation, orienteering and ...

Course open: To be announced

Distance: To be announced

Altimeters: To be announced 

Entree fee: To be announced

Equipment provided by organisation: mandatory equipment list

Race maps: To be announced



"Our goal is to create a challenging, ARWS worthy course for the experienced adventure racer, as well as to create more awareness of the sport among the multi- & extreme sports enthusiasts" 

Raid Lowlands is proud member of the ARWS European Series. The ARWS European Circuit is a collection of the best mid-distance adventure races in the European region. In addition Raid Lowlands will host the Adventure Race Dutch Championship in 2023. Raid Lowlands offers you and your team an unforgettable physical and mental challenge. You and your team will be tested to the limit through various sports disciplines in the most beautiful surroundings of the BeNeLux. Finishing is an enormous achievement for you and your team!

During the race there are stages of different distances and different disciplines are raced. In addition to the usual adventure race disciplines: trekking, mountain biking, paddling and navigation, the race is complemented by special stages. The race program and logistic diagram will not be announced until shortly before the start.






Enrollment open: To be announced

Enrollment closed: To be announced

Enrollment fees: To be announced

Race classes:

  • ARWS European Series (mixed team of 4, over 18 years of age)

  • Challenger Series (team of 4 of any formation, over 18 years of age)

Don't have a team yet? No problem, send us an email with your details and we'll put you on the list to team up with other Adventure racers! 


Mountain bike rental It is possible to rent a mountain bike from the Shimano Experience Center for Raid Lowlands. High quality mountain bikes, well equipped, fully and hard-tail, with pedals to suit your needs. 

Provided by the organisation:

  • 4 race bibs (one per racer)

  • Kayaks, peddles and life vests

  • Roadbook and set of orienteering maps

  • 1 GPS tracker

  • Live tracking of every team during the race

  • Transportation of racing equipments during the race

Price giving: The winning team* will receive a free ticket to the Adventure Racing World Championship.

*The winning team is the first team within the ARWS European Series (mixed team)



How incredibly cool that you are considering signing up for the Adventure Race 'Raid Lowlands'. We promise you, it's going to be the adventure of a lifetime!

When you register for Raid Lowlands you also agree to the Raid Lowlands 'Rules of Competition' and the Raid Lowlands 'Disclaimer'. After filling in your details at our website you will have to complete your registration by filling in your teammates details and by paying the enrollment fee to the bank account of Adventure Race Sport Holland within 10 days (which will both be send to your e-mailaddress). 


OF MAY 2023


Start & Finish location

Shimano Experience Center, De Leeuwhof 2, 6301KZ Valkenburg, The Netherlands

Time & Schedule

To be announced

Accommodations (all teams) and pick up (International teams only)

To be announced

In the event of cancellation

  • In the event of cancellation of the race by the organisation up to 10 weeks before the race, the full entry fee will be refunded.

  • In the event of cancellation of the race by the organisation within 10 weeks before the race, the organisation will consider the exact costs incurred and the amount of refund. The starting point will be the full refund of the participants. 

  • In the event that a team is unable to participate after registration, the registration can be transferred once to a new team. The organisation of Raid Lowlands must always be informed of this. 

  • In the event that a team is unable to participate after registration and within 10 weeks before the start, no refund is possible.

Registrer now!

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