2019 SFAR General Information

Saturday, April 6, 2019 – 10:00 a.m.

Blackhawk Ski Club*, West Chalet, 10118 Blackhawk Rd, Middleton, WI

* Blackhawk Ski Club is private and accessible to you ONLY on April 6 beginning at 8:00 a.m. The property is embargoed prior to that time.

Race Update #1

Race Update #2

Race Update #3 **New 4/4/19**

Race Rules **New 4/4/19**

Disciplines and distances (subject to change):

  • Bike: 12-30 miles
  • Land Navigation: 4-9 miles
  • Paddle: 3-5 miles


  • Family (2, 3, or 4-person team multi-generation team with at least one racer under 18 years old)
  • Coed Premier (3 or 4 person coed team)
  • Open Premier (3 or 4 person same gender team)
  • 2 Person Coed
  • 2 Person Open (same gender)
  • Solo Male
  • Solo Female

Race Series

  • First Basis Adventure Racing Series
    • This race is part of the Wisconsin Adventure Racing Series, Wisconsin’s premier race series featuring ten different adventure races and cash prizes totaling over $2,000.  There is no fee to join the series, simply race any of the ten events and you’ll be automatically signed up.  The more races your team competes in, the better chance you’ll have of taking home prizes.  Compete in either the coed or open division in teams of 2, 3, or 4, and see how your team ranks against others in the midwest.
    • USARA National Championship Qualifier
    • Top 3- or 4-person coed team will receive a $400.00 sponsorship for USARA Nationals
    • Register your team in the series prior to race day to receive points

More Details

  • Race Check-in: Race day – time TBA
  • No support crew needed
  • Limited Gear List
  • Teams may use their own canoes or rent from our canoe supplier

Entry Fees

Race fees include t-shirt, land use fees, maps, post-race food and drink, prizes and give-a-ways.

  • Early Registration $90/racer (ends February 15)
  • Regular Registration $100/racer (ends March 15)
  • Late Registration $110/racer (ends April 1)

Additional Fees

  • USARA License – each racer must have a USARA license. Licenses are $8 for a single day, or $35 for an annual. Purchase licenses at check-in on race day, or you can order an annual license which includes a subscription to Adventure World Magazine
  • If you would like to rent canoes or a kayak, Wisconsin River Outings will provide boats at a special rate of $45/canoe or kayak (solos only).  Price includes boats, paddles and pfds delivered to the paddle start and picked up at the paddle finish. Reserve your boat here.

Refund Policy 

If your team is unable to race, you may sell your entry to another team. Due to the costs associated with planning and hosting this event, we cannot offer refunds.

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