The Lionheart Adventure Race is a daring 24-hour race in beautiful Ohiopyle State Park located in Western Pennsylvania. This thrilling adventure race includes mountain biking, trail running, kayaking, white water rafting, rappelling, and orienteering for over 85 combined miles including 75,000 new acres to explore. This race is suitable for beginner racers with proficient orienteering skills, intermediate and advanced adventure racers.
Solo's, 2 person, 3 person & 4 person teams will race 85 to 90 miles across the beautiful & rugged Laurel Mountains of south western Pennsylvania.Distance: 85-90 milesDisciplines: Trekking, Orienteering, Mountain Biking, White Water Rafting, Rappelling (Rappeling is optional and should only be attempted by racers with the proper skill set and training).Categories: Solo; 2-person, 3-person, 4-person (male, female, or coed)Included: Maps, clue sheets, race shirts, kayaks, paddles, PFDs, ropes for the rappel, awards, SWAG, post-race celebration, post-race breakfast buffet; one of the best endorphin fixes of your life.Mandatory gear list INDIVIDUAL: Rescue whistle, emergency space blanket, knife with 3” blade, mountain bike, mountain bike helmet, waterproof breathable jacket (gortex or nylon), backpack (minimum 12L capacity), hands-free headlamp, front-mounted bike light, rear-mounted red flashing bike light (ALL lights must have enough burn time to complete race); For the optional rappel: UIAA certified mountaineering harness, auto-locking D, ATC.Mandatory Gear list per TEAM: Waterproof map case, compass, fully-charged cellular phone in waterproof case, snake bite kit, bike repair kit, first aid kit**, 50’ rescue line/throw line, aqua strobe flashing rescue light,.Recommended Gear List: Sunscreen, sunglasses, waterproof bags, waterproof document protector, Vaseline, foot powder, tow line, cash, outside maps are authorized, waterproof bladder (at least 70 oz. recommended), duct tape.**First aid kit: First aide must be Adventure Med kit 2.0 or equivalent. ****Over $1,000 in gear prizes from our sponsors will be available to racers.***Awards given to the top 3 teams in each category.***