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Autumn 2016 Adventure Race

Scout jumps obstacleTeams competed in our toughest Apex Adventure Race yet on Sunday morning.

The 5.2k race took them across difficult terrain, up and down hills and through a series of challenging obstacles. They were warned they would get wet and dirty and that was just part of the challenge!

These are the finishing times for all the teams:

Adventure Race Timings
Rank Team name Competition Time
1 The Lumberjacks Explorers 00:31:39
2 Winning - That's What We Do Best Network 00:32:10
3 (Mg,Fe2+)2(Mg,Fe2+)5Si8O22(OH)2 Explorers 00:32:29
4 Faceless Explorers 00:32:55
5 #BrexitWrexit Explorers 00:34:57
6 Mystic Explorers 00:35:07
7 Jack In The Hat Explorers 00:35:26
8 Sting In The Tail Explorers 00:35:59
9 Master Baiters Come Again Explorers 00:36:56
10 'Halifax Sea Scouts' Explorers 00:37:46
11 Welcome To The Family Explorers 00:39:57
12 Tri Hard Explorers 00:41:10
13 Dino-mite Explorers 00:43:19
14 The Larry Tribute Team Explorers 00:43:27
15 Nemo & Co Explorers 00:43:31
16 Extraordinary Bread Explorers 00:44:03
17 Fluffy Bush Bangers Network 00:44:13
18 The World's Tallest Midgets Explorers 00:44:41
19 Errrrrr? Explorers 00:44:45
20 The Yardies Explorers 00:45:05
21 Disorganised Chaos Explorers 00:46:00
22 Jason & The Argonauts Explorers 00:46:02
23 Consistently Inconsistents Explorers 00:46:04
24 The Prawn Crackers Explorers 00:46:44
25 Army Ants Explorers 00:48:33
26 French Toast Mafia Explorers 00:48:34
27 Madddddddd Mooooos Explorers 00:48:44
28 Luke And The 3 Toms Explorers 00:48:50
29 The Rarest Pepe Explorers 00:49:07
30 Felix Felices Explorers 00:50:14
31 Team Snake Explorers 00:50:33
32 Tr8tors Network 00:50:56
33 Desperate Single Virgins Network 00:51:15
34 Equipe Inutile Explorers 00:51:30
35 Sexy Senoritas Explorers 00:51:34
36 Steven And The Gap Yah Girls! Network 00:51:46
37 Pink Fluffy Unicorns Explorers 00:52:33
38 Lord Of The Blings: The Two Towers Explorers 00:52:39
39 And The Winner Is... Explorers 00:52:50
40 They Made Us Do This! Explorers 00:53:17
41 We Can't Think Of A Team Name Explorers 00:53:31
42 Meths' Sir? Explorers 00:53:32
43 Corbyn's Angels Explorers 00:54:06
44 Fork Handles Explorers 00:54:23
45 Pen Island Explorers 00:54:28
46 118 118 Explorers 00:55:02
47 Aire Valley Explorers 00:55:17
48 Whale Oil Beef Hooked Explorers 00:55:17
49 Cromwell Hotspots Explorers 00:55:46
50 Those Meddling Kids! Explorers 00:56:40
51 Callipygian For The Win Explorers 00:56:41
52 The Flaggots Explorers 00:56:46
53 Houston We Have A Problem Explorers 00:56:51
54 Marsden Odd Socks Explorers 00:58:04
55 The Dodgy Daves Explorers 00:58:14
56 Chris P. Bacon Explorers 00:58:34
57 The Horcruxes Explorers 00:58:50
58 Cool Crayons Explorers 00:59:05
59 Croutons Explorers 00:59:15
60 Cool Blues Explorers 01:00:27
61 Fully Charged Explorers 01:00:49
62 Frozen & Chill Explorers 01:01:06
63 Mafeking Warriors Explorers 01:02:29
64 Four Candles Explorers 01:02:39
65 Jack's Mates Explorers 01:02:51
66 Princess Superhotdankfire Explorers 01:03:26
67 Voldemort Wears Pyjamas Explorers 01:03:48
68 Don't Blame It On Sunshine Explorers 01:05:20
69 I One Two Far Q Explorers 01:05:51
70 Lad, Ladettes And John Explorers 01:06:02
71 Bob Explorers 01:06:12
72 Dora's Explorers Explorers 01:06:16
73 Spitting Minions Spit Back Explorers 01:06:54
74 At Least We're Trying Again Explorers 01:06:57
75 2edgy4me Explorers 01:07:04
76 Rarest Pepes Explorers 01:07:22
77 Permission Impossible Explorers 01:07:54
78 Dab For Harambe Explorers 01:07:57
79 Red Hots Explorers 01:08:23
80 Scorpion A Explorers 01:08:25
81 Not Gunna Win Explorers 01:08:31
82 Meths' Madam? Explorers 01:08:54
83 Charlie's Angels Explorers 01:09:30
84 The Lost Boys Explorers 01:10:11
85 Carlton Young Team 2 Explorers 01:10:33
86 Sartorius' Sweatshirts Explorers 01:10:47
87 Holly's Beeches Network 01:11:25
88 Rhino's Rampage Explorers 01:11:51
89 Billyno5 Network 01:12:10
90 Go Team Explorers 01:12:22
91 Jurassic Dab Explorers 01:12:28
92 Osama Bin Campin' Explorers 01:14:02
93 Sunshine, Lollipops And Rainbows Explorers 01:16:14
94 Great Berry Bakers From Yorkshire Explorers 01:19:56
95 I Am A Farmer Explorers 01:20:49
96 Apollo 2 Explorers 01:24:38
97 Carlton Young Team 1 Explorers 01:26:02
98 Pokemon ... No! Explorers 01:48:55
99 No Sam It's Mine! Explorers 02:34:45

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