POWERED BY TEAM XPD HOLLAND
RAID LOWLANDS FACTS
When: 20 - 22 May 2022
Where: Valkenburg, The Netherlands (start/ finish)
Team category: (mixed) teams of 4, over 18 years of age
Disciplines: trekking, mountain biking, kayaking, navigation, orienteering and ...
Course open: 32 hours
Distance: ±200 km
Altimeters: 4000 m
Entree fee: € 600,- per team of 4
Equipment provided by organisation: See Mandatory equipment list
Race maps: scale 1:25000
Mandatory equipment: Mandatory equipment list - ARWS Regional Round
Newsletter 1: Newsletter - 30th January 2022
Newsletter 2: Newsletter - 3rd March 2022
Newsletter 3: Newsletter - 11th April 2022
ABOUT THE RACE
"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. 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 Dutch and Belgian Limburg. 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 RAID LOWLANDS
Enrollment open: 20th of November 2021
Enrollment closed: 28th of January 2022
Enrollment fees: € 600 per team of 4
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, mark this question to YES at the register form 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. (Info Newsletter - 30th January 2022)
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 spot for the European series final in Spain.
Also to be won for all teams: ARWS points.
*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 first edition of 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).
INFORMATION RAID LOWLANDS
Start & Finish location
Shimano Experience Center, De Leeuwhof 2, 6301KZ Valkenburg, The Netherlands
Time & Schedule
Friday 20th of May - Arrival of teams
Friday 15.00h - Shimano Experience Center open for participants Raid Lowlands
Friday 17.30h - All participants ready for start of registration (at the latest)
Friday 20.30h - Raid Lowlands opening, welcoming teams and race briefing
Saturday 21st of May - Race start
Saturday - Race all day
Sunday 22nd of May - Race finish
Sunday 12.00h - Race course closed
Sunday 12.30h - Award Ceremony, brunch and nice cold brew
Sunday 16.00h - All facilities closed down
Accommodations (all teams) and pick up (International teams only)
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.
The organisation of Raid Lowlands follows the laws and regulations of the (local) government regarding Covid-19.
We will inform all participants in a timely manner about the applicable laws and regulations.