ADVENTURE ON YOUR OWN TIME
Adventure On Your Own Time is a good way to get out into the mountains of Colorado to practice adventure racing and explore when you have time and at your own pace.
For 2024, the AOYOT course is in Jackson County, Colorado at State Forest State Park. There is a trekking section, biking section, and paddling section. However, if you do not have access to a boat, you may make the paddling section a trek as well.
While there is a designated period to do the course if you wish to obtain RMAS points, you may do this course anytime if RMAS points is not what you are going for.
Registration is open.
There are older AOYOT courses from 2020, 2021, and 2022.
2022 6HR Course: Pueblo County at Pueblo State Park.
2020 6HR Course: Uncompahgre National Forest south of Grand Junction in Mesa County.
2021 8HR Course: Taylor Park north east of Gunnison in Gunnison County.
2020 8HR Course: Taryall Reservoir in Park County.
2020 12HR Course: Routt County near Pearl Lake State Park.
If you would like to obtain the maps from previous years, you may access the maps from this Google Docs Folder: AOYOT Previous Courses
Please email [email protected] if you have trouble accessing the previous courses.
This is a 6 hour course at State Forest State Park with trekking, biking, and paddling. Participants can skip any leg or replace the paddling leg with a trek, by trekking around the lake.
This course will count towards the RMAS points.
Register to get the details. Only one team member needs to register to receive the maps and instructions.
The 6 hour AOYOT will take place at State Forest State Park in Jackson County, Colorado.
This course includes navigation, trekking, biking, and paddling on flat water. However, the flat water section can be replaced with a trek around the lake.
There are no boat rentals at this lake.
Racers may do this course as solo, two, three, or four member teams. You may select your team category when registering. Only one peson from the team needs to register to receive the maps and instructions.
This is recommended gear. While you are not required to carry any of this gear, it is on the list for your safety and to help you prepare for Adventure Races where there is always required gear.
There is no equipment that can be rented. There are no bike or boat rental places in the area.
If you do not have the equipment required, trekking the entire course is allowed.
Not applicable for this course. You may request family or friends to volunteer for you if you need someone to watch your gear as you complete each leg.
RACE DAY SCHEDULE
Set your own schedule for the day.
There are campgrounds at the park.
This race will be completed on your honor. You should not use GPS to identify your location. You should not get checkpoints from a different leg.
The rules are posted on the instruction sheet please review them there.
How long is this course?
- If racers plan to submit their results to RMAS, they should do as much of the course that they can in 6 hours. If they go past 6 hours, points will be taken away.
Can my team get RMAS points for doing this course?
- Yes, your team can get RMAS points for doing this course, but you must submit your results to receive the points. Instructions on how to submit your results will be provided in the information email.
Can I skip legs or use a different discipline for the legs?
- Yes you may skip legs or use a different discipline for the legs, but if you use a different discipline for the paddle or bike or trek, you will be placed in a separate category from those who follow the course discipline as instructed.
What happens if I do not report my results?
- You will not receive RMAS points, but you will have had a great day out in the mountains.
No cancellation policy. If you do not do the course, that is up to you.
NEED A TEAMMATE?
Are you needing a teammate to compete with in one of our races? Check out the Adventure Race Teammate Finder Facebook page for other racers looking for partners!