ADVENTURE RUNNING is the sport of running over a variety of surfaces (dirt, road, mountain, sand, snow), generally over long distances, where the racer has to overcome nature. Challenges include river crossing, scrambling , snow, extreme high or low temperatures, and high altitudes .
Whilst the origins of Adventure
Routes are often point-to-point and scenic, a long-distance trail , or canonical for example Land\'s End to John O\'Groats or London to Brighton .
Adventure running is less known than trail running or mountain running .
Adventure running is very similar to the running section from an adventure race ( which can include orienteering ).
Examples of adventure running events include: