• ARX is ADVENTURE RUNNING X for teens! Xplore! Xtreme! Xcel!
  • Xtreme Days! All ARX locations join in a day of training, races and xtreme adventure games!
  • XPLORE! Summer Adventure Travel (Xplore the Rockies! 2016)
  • ARX XCEL athletes have won 77 medals at Nationals since 2013!
  • X LEAGUE: Weeknight race series in winter, spring and fall.
  • ARX athletes also volunteer as coaches in our ARK programs!

ARX XCEL is a community of adventure running athletes aged 13-18 that have the desire to XCEL at a higher level. Our ARX XCEL team members also strive to be Junior Leaders in the Adventure Running Kids programs and summer camps.

ARX XCEL includes 6 additional weeknight hours of ARX navigation training, all 6 2017 Fall X-League races, and entry to all Dontgetlost races, priority for ARK summer camp counsellor positions and the opportunity to participate in the travel squad (out-of-province adventure travel that combines national/international racing, training camps and many other adventure activities).

REGISTER HERE

COSTS

ARX XCEL: $100/season (must be registered in an ARX program)*
*Cost includes all 6 2017 Fall X-League races and HST.
ARX XCEL is a 2nd night of ARX a week for those interested in doing more navigation.
 

ARX XCEL/DGL NEXT SCHEDULE – FALL 2018

THURSDAY XCEL/NEXT

X-LEAGUE

DGL RACE

DATE

RACE/TRAINING

LOCATION

Thursday, September 13

XCEL 1

Heritage Green Park, East Hamilton

Thursday, September 20

X-league 1

Clappison Woods, Burlington- 

Parking: Park at the end of Old Guelph Road where the Bruce Trail crosses Highway 6

*PLEASE NOTE: The underpass cannot be accessed by Highway 6 only from Old Guelph Rd

Meeting Point: We will meet at the underpass

Thursday, September 27

XCEL 2

Sanctuary Park, Dundas

Friday, September 28

Corn Maze Race

Hanes Corn Maze, Dundas

Thursday, October 4

X-league 2

16 Mile Creek, Oakville

October 5-8

Ottawa O-Fest and Ontario Championships

Wakefield, Quebec

Thursday, October 11

XCEL 3

Dundurn Stairs, Hamilton

Thursday, October 18

X-league 3

Olympic Park, Hamilton

Sunday, October 21

Peak-2-Peak

Dundas

Thursday, October 25

XCEL 4

Spring Valley, Ancaster

Thursday, November 1

X-league 4

Bronte Harbour, Oakville

Thursday, November 8

XCEL 5

McMaster University, Hamilton

Sunday, November 11

Raid the Hammer

Waterdown, Burlington

Thursday, November 15

X-league 5

King’s Forest Golf Course, Hamilton

Thursday, November 22

XCEL 6

Tyandaga Golf Course, Burlington

Thursday, November 29

X-league 6

Chedoke Golf Course, Hamilton

Sunday, December 2

Icebreaker Adventure Run

Camp Manitou, Milton

 
 

XCEL is held Thursday nights and will move to a different area between Oakville and Hamilton each week so that we can run in as many different areas as possible. 

Intermediate (for those still perfecting their map and compass skills) 7:00-8:00PM

Advanced (for those with a strong, experienced command of navigation skills looking to practice advanced techniques) 7:00-8:00PM

X-League races will be held at 6:45pm