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Cauldron Adventure Race

October 26–27, 2024

Length: 18 Hours or 8 Hours

The 12th Annual 2024 Cauldron Adventure Race will be 18 hours or 8 hours, and will be visiting the best Mountain Biking Trails in Florida. The famous Santos Trails are super fun, flowing trails. paddling the Silver and Ocklawaha Rivers that are teeming with wildlife. Visitors have the opportunity to encounter various species during their visit. The area is home to abundant birdlife, including herons, egrets, ospreys, and more. You may also spot turtles, alligators, and even manatees in the clear waters of the springs. Nature enthusiasts can explore the park's trails and immerse themselves in the beauty of the surrounding forests and wetlands.

Voted the scariest adventure race in the world by SleepMonsters Media and AR Live Coverage, with the race ending at night with creatures all around.

Divisions include solo, 2-, 3-, or 4-person teams, coed or open (same-sex)

This race is the first event of the Florida AR Series. 

2024 Race Pricing


18-Hour Race
$300 Per Racer
 8-Hour Race
$200 Per Racer

Important Registration Dates:

Registration Opens: 12/4/2023


18-Hour Race


5:00am, Saturday


6:00am, Saturday
Maps will be at the start.

12:00am, (Midnight) Saturday

8-Hour Race


10:00am, Saturday



12:00pm, Saturday


8:00pm, Saturday


Baseline Trailhead Park

4803 SE 58th Ave #4397, Ocala, FL 34472

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This adventure race is perfect for sport or family teams looking to have some fun discovering the outdoors with adventure racing. Easy to read and simple navigation will take you to some hidden spots around the Silver River area. All teammates must be present to check-in and receive instructions. The later you are, the shorter the time to prepare. Your first discipline to start the race will be revealed during check-in.


Silver Springs State Park Campground

7160 NE 7th St, Ocala, FL 34470


Mandatory Gear List is required for review and to be carried during all races.

We supply all canoes, paddles, and PFDs. Teams will be allowed to bring their own paddle gear; however, they must be in a paddle bag.


In order to speed up the check-in process on race day, please download and fill in the ARGeorgia Liability Waiver for each team member, and bring it to the race with you to check in.


Rules List is required for review and a copy is to be carried during all races.

Withdrawals & Cancellation

Warrior Refund, Changes, and Cancellation Policy



1st through 3rd place in the following divisions:

​• Coed 

• Open Male (Any)

​• Open Female (Any)

• Solo Male

• Solo Female

• Masters Solo Male (50+)

• Masters Solo Female (50+)

• Masters Team (All team members must be 50+)

Single Award for:

The Youngest Racer

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