Costa Rica Coffee Guide

Sarapiquí Adventure Race Takes Place This Weekend

October 14, 2005

THE Sarapiquí Adventure Race begins tonight at midnight and goes through Sunday nonstop. Racers will run, mountain bike, raft, inner tube, climb, rappel, swim, canoe, horseback ride and orienteer over 180 kilometers of wilderness in the Atlantic-slope rain forest around Sarapiquí. Teams of four men and women will compete, helping each other along the course.The exact route is secret and will be revealed only at the start line when the racers have topographical maps in hand.Sunday is open to inexperienced racers for a one-day course that begins at 7:30 a.m. and ends at about 2 p.m., depending on the racers’ speed. Race organizer Johana Argüello said anyone who practices some kind of sport can participate. For more information, contact outdoor sports outfitting store Mundo Aventura at 221-6934 or adventure tour operator Aventuras del Sarapiquí at 766-6768, or visit www.sarapiquiadventurerace.com.

You may be interested

Panama says it will enable ‘abandoned’ hospital for Covid-19
Latin America
1467 views
Latin America
1467 views

Panama says it will enable ‘abandoned’ hospital for Covid-19

AFP - September 22, 2020

The Panamanian government said Monday it will enable an unfinished hospital to care for Covid-19 patients. The hospital's construction, the…

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, September 21
Costa Rica
5448 views
Costa Rica
5448 views

Costa Rica coronavirus updates for Monday, September 21

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 21, 2020

Costa Rica announced 59 new coronavirus-related deaths since Friday for a total of 745, according to official data released Monday…

President of Legislative Assembly doesn’t see viability of Costa Rica’s IMF proposal
Costa Rica
811 views
Costa Rica
811 views

President of Legislative Assembly doesn’t see viability of Costa Rica’s IMF proposal

Alejandro Zúñiga - September 21, 2020

The president of Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly expressed his displeasure with the Presidency's fiscal measures that are intended to help…