Frozen Foot Challenge Adventure Race
4 & 12 Hour Adventure Races
2024 Race Location (TBD)
Sample Rules of Travel - (ROT) 4 Hour & 8 Hour
Gainesville, VA - Saturday, March 16th, 2024
12 Hour Race Description
Have you ever wanted to test your limits, combine your love of gravel riding northern Virginia with some trail navigation and hills? Do you like the winter and enjoy the views of the Shenandoah ridges without shrubbery? The Frozen Foot adventure race is for you. This adventure race is a combination of gravel bicycle ride and trek, navigating at local parks and beyond. The 12 hour course will be easily cleared in less than 8 hours if you navigate well without getting lost and should be a challenge for those relatively new to the sport. Come enjoy a day of adventure with amazing people. And remember, don't let your feet get wet, or they could freeze!
4 Hour Race Description
Have you ever wanted to test your limits, combine your love of gravel riding northern Virginia some navigation and hills? Do you like the winter and enjoy the views of the Shenandoah ridges without shrubbery? The Frozen Foot adventure race is for you. This adventure race is a combination of gravel bicycle ride and trek, navigating sky meadows state park, local wineries, and beyond. The 4 hour course is for first time racers, dipping their (frozen) toe into the adventure racing world. Come enjoy a day of adventure with amazing people. And remember, don't let your feet get wet, or they could freeze!
12 Hour Race Estimated Distance (Sell Out is 75 Racers)
30-60 miles (Racers have 12 hours to get as many checkpoints possible and cross the finish line)
Estimated Distance = 7+ Miles of Trekking & 25+ Miles of Biking. Difficulty is 7 on a scale of 1-10. Experienced racers that want to try to clear the course in 8 hours. A good opening 2024 season shake out.
12 Hour Registration Fees
Soloist 12 Hour
$200.00 for soloists until registration closes at midnight February 4th, 2024
$225.00 for soloists until registration closes at midnight March 4th, 2024
Teams 12 Hour (2, 3 & 4 Person Team Options Available)
$190.00 for per person until registration closes at midnight February 4th, 2024
$215.00 for per person until registration closes at midnight March 4th, 2024
Race Start Location
4 Hour Race Estimated Distance (Sell Out is 75 Racers)
16-25 miles. 4 on a scale of 1-10 (First time adventure racers will be challenged. This is for beginner to intermediate racers with no major mountains to climb).
Estimated Distances: 4+ miles of trekking & 16+ miles of Biking.
4 Hour Registration Fees
$100.00 for soloists until registration closes at midnight February 4th, 2024
$115.00 for soloists until registration closes at midnight March 4th, 2024
Teams (2, 3, or 4 Person Team Options Available)
$90.00 per team member until registration closes at midnight February 4th, 2024
$105.00 per team member until registration closes at midnight March 4th, 2024
(All registration after 14 Days prior to the race are not guaranteed a race shirt!!)
Race Start Location
12 Hour Course
7 on a scale of 1-10 (Experienced racers that want to try to clear their first course) 35-45 miles
15+ miles of Biking and 7+ miles or Trekking.
4 Hour Course
4 on a scale of 1-10 (First time adventure racers will be challenged. This is for beginner to intermediate racers with no major mountains to climb) 12-16 miles
Beginner\Intermediate mountain biking, 3\6 miles of road\gravel\trail biking and 4\6 miles of trekking.
Race Schedule of Events
March 15, 2024 - Early Packet Pick-up 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at TBD
March 16, 2024 - Race Day Packet Pick-up is 7:45 am - 8:45 am at TBD
Race Day Itinerary:
7:30 am: Transition area opens at TBD by the REV3 Trailer - TBD
7:45 am: Race Day Check-In (You must check-in at least 1 hour before your race)
9:00 am: 4 & 12 Hour Pre-race brief (Mandatory for all team captains) (4 & 12 Hour Racers)
9:30 am: 4 & 12 Hour Race Starts (4 & 12 Hour Adventure Race from TBD)
1:30 pm: 4 hour Racers must be off the course
1:45 pm: 4 Hour Racer Awards or rolling awards for early finisher
9:30 pm: 12 Hour Racers must be off the course
9:45 pm: 12 Hour Racer Awards ceremony or rolling awards for early finishers
Race Packet Pickup
Packet pickup location will be at TBD It is required that all forms be completely filled out and signed for each member of your team. You will get your race t-shirt, race map, Rules of Travel and race bib numbers at packet pick-up. There will be a $10.00 parking fee on race day for each car. Please bring cash for the parking fee.
Equipment Provided By Rev3Endurance
Race maps, race passport and Rules of Travel (ROT) will be provided by REV3Endurance in your packet.
Mandatory Equipment (Responsibility of each team and\or Racer)
REV3Endurance will not be checking in mandatory equipment. REV3Endurance will be checking randomly throughout the race for mandatory equipment. Missing mandatory equipment will result in points being deducted from your total score.
REV3Endurance will not be checking in mandatory equipment but it’s really on you to remain safe. This equipment is for your own safety and self rescue, and HIGHLY encouraged.
Enough food and water for the event
UTM Plotter for 12 hour Race – and brush up your plotting knowledge!
Bike (gravel, MTB, hybrid, recumbent, unicycle, but no E bikes!)
Bike Helmet, Bike Lights, Bike repair (tube, plugs, pump, mini tool, chain link, etc.)
Clothing appropriate for weather conditions
Cell phone fully charged
Dry bag for your cell phone
Outside maps are allowed if you want! Electronic maps are discouraged but not illegal. This is your race, get out of it what you want.
You will be going through transition at various times in the race to resupply. There is potable water on one of the trek sections and plenty of flowing water that you can treat in the bike section.
Adventure Racing "General Race Rules"
Click here for the General Race Rules
We do provide sweet and salty snacks and drinks at the finish line. Please feel free to bring beverages and snacks with you.
Unofficial results will be announced at the awards ceremony and post-race official results will be posted to our website 24 – 48 hours after the event.
4 Hour Race - Final
8 Hour Race - Final
Awards: Top five finisher overall in the race.
Solo Male and Female
2,3\4-person teams: Male, Female, and Co-Ed all Adult
Check-In List (Review this list before Check-In. You will check-in under you Race Bib #)
links to Mandatory Race Forms
There is a $10.00 fee for each racer for race insurance. All forms were signed during registration. Please bring cash or pay via Venmo.
Race Rules - Download
If there is severe weather, the race start may be postponed or the course may be shortened.
Would you like to come out and volunteer for the race? We LOVE our volunteers!
Send an email to Robert with your time options and we’ll find something to get you involved at the race. Volunteers receive an event tee shirt and endless smiles and high fives from the athletes and Team Rev3!
REV3Endurance Picture Link
2023 Frozen Foot Challenge Bushnell Photo links
Complete Bushnell library for all REV3Endurance Events