8th to 16th August 2025

ITERA ADVENTURE RACE 2025

Event HQ (including the Finish) will be the Badaguish Outdoor Centre near Aviemore in the Cairngorm Mountains. This is approx 3hours from Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports, and 1 hour from Inverness Airport (which links to several London airports).

  • When: 8th to 16th August 2025 (race days 10-14th August)
  • Where: Badaguish Outdoor Centre near Aviemore in the Cairngorm Mountains

ITERA 2025 will be a member race of the Adventure Racing World Series (ARWS) Europe.

The course will be 500km long. Expected winning time c. 96 hours.

Entries opening soon (late-Spring 2024) and there will be limited places.

We will be able to accommodate the whole race on site at Badaguish in a range of lodges, pods and camping.

Experienced organisers (Race Director of ITERA 2019, 2022, 2023 and 2024). The Course Planner is ex-World Champion Tom Gibbs (who also designed the courses for ITERA 2014, 2019, 2022 and 2023)


ITER – Latin for “journey”.. and the “A” stood for little more than the ADVENTURE (where on that journey the outcomes are uncertain)

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Who we are

  • Gary Davies – Course Designer. Serial Racer with over 20 AR Series and Championship races under his belt. Gary also has experience in planning fell races and Mountain Bike Orienteering events in Wales.
  • Adam Rose – Course Designer. Racing since 2009. MTBO and event planner. Owner of ARonAR YouTube channel.
  • Paul McGreal – Race Director: MD of Durty Events and long-established adventure sport organiser. Paul was the Race Director of ITERA 2019 & 2022, ITERA-lite 2023. Experienced racer (ITERA 2012, 2014, Hebridean Challenge).
  • Durty Events – established in 2012 and based in Scotland. Durty is behind events such as The Heb – Race on the Edge, Craggy Island Triathlon, and also has a role at Celtman Extreme Scottish Triathlon and Keswick Mountain Festival.

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