Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge Finale 2016

And after the ultimate Belize adventures, the Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge 2016 has come to an end. Throughout this experience, we witnessed first-hand the unexplored beauty that makes our Belize a "one-of-a-kind" Jewel. Above all, there were loads of inspirational teamwork to help each person get to the finish line!


From the beginning of the race…

 

Maya Mountain Challenge 2016


…to canoeing through the rapids on the Macal and Mopan Rivers

Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge 2016

Adventure Challenge 2016

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…trekking at Xunantunich Maya ruin

 

Xunantunich Ruins

Maya Mountain Challenge 2016 at Xunantunich Maya Ruins

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…to San Ignacio Town

 

Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge 2016

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…even bike riding in the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve

 

Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve

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Mountain Pine Ridge Reserve

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The teams muscled energy to pack raft after days of trekking, biking and canoeing

 

Canoeing in Mountain Pine Ridge

Photo courtesy of Legendary Randy Ericksen Films

Maya Mountain Adventure Challenge 2016

Photo courtesy of Legendary Randy Ericksen Films



Participants from Belize, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, France, Spain, United States, Norway, and Sweden all delved into the uncharted adventurous wonders of “mother nature’s best kept secret”. Big congratulations to all who participated and especially Team SANIGNACIOBELIZE.COM for overcoming all obstacles and finishing the race in style and fourth overall. Here’s the official race results:

 

 

4 PERSON CO-ED:
1. Team Adventure Medical Kits (35pts - 89:43) 


Maya Mountain Adventure CHallenge 2016 Final

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2. Happy Mutant/MainNerve (29pts - 95:02) 
3. OWWWP 'Merica (27pts - 97:28) 
4. Outside Pearl Izumi (25pts - 88:42)
5. No Boundaries Media (23pts - 89:50) 



2 PERSON CO-ED:
1. Nordic Adventure Racing (29pts - 97:11 - 3rd overall)
2. Seek Adventure (24pts - 87:02)

 

 

2 PERSON MALE:
1. SanIgnacioBelize.com (27pts - 97:06)

 

 

Team SANIGNACIO.COM

 

 

UNRANKED:
- Sportera
- Chiquibul Grisons

 

 

DNF:
- USMES
- Yogaslackers
- Secretos de Ullum Aromon
- BOSI Colombia

 

 

It was a challenging course, but one that offered reward through natural beauty and personal triumph. Great job again to all racers and thank you North American Adventure Racing Series for choosing Belize for this amazing event! See you in 2018!