Slide Adventure Racing Ireland Developing and Promoting Adventure Racing

Welcome to Adventure Racing Ireland (ARI), an association for the sport of Adventure Racing in Ireland

An inaugural meeting was held on Sunday 18th October 2020 and it established a new association for adventure racing on the island of Ireland.
With a growing membership base, ARI is now set for a successful 2023 with a new committee in place after it’s most recent AGM on 7th Dec 2022.
Further details about the aims of Adventure Racing Ireland can be viewed under ARI Policies above and in News in the Race Hub section.

Membership is now open for 2024 – Click here to Register

Working Groups:

If you want to help ARI in any way then there will be several working groups formed in the coming weeks that you might like to be involved with.
If so then please e-mail with an indication of where you might like to be involved with ARI in the development of the sport.

If you have any suggestions or have any special skills of experience relevant to presentations for our Members’ night subjects then please e-mail details to

We look forwarding to putting some Racing back into our Adventures soon

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Adventure racing is a dynamic and growing sport in Ireland with over 10,000 AR enthusiasts taking part in solo and team races in Ireland in 2019.

  • ARI will bring the adventure racing community on the island of Ireland together and to work collectively to develop this exciting sport.
  • ARI will promote and develop both solo and team based adventure-racing formats including expedition type races as seen recently on the “World’s Toughest Race” on Amazon Prime.
  • ARI will promote standards and good practice for the sport, will seek to expand a calendar of AR races, provide training opportunities for members and support club development.
  • ARI will coordinate the National Adventure Race Series in conjunction with race organisers and sponsors from 2021.
  • ARI will develop training opportunities for members to help progression in the sport.