Sometimes the best motivator to get outside and exercise is a little friendly competition—and maybe some amazing views to boot. If your current exercise routine is making you hit the snooze button every morning, an adventure race might be just what you need to jolt yourself out of a rut.
And when we say adventure races, we mean it: From swimming off the coast of Australia to fat-biking through the North Dakota badlands in winter, these aren’t your run-of-the-mill sporting events. These are races worth traveling for, and we’ve supplied you with an event for every interest, whether you ride, run, paddle, or just want to get really, really muddy.
The list below covers some of this month’s best adventure races you can sign up for right now. Not ready to book your ticket yet? Check back every month for even more events to get your heart pumping. See you at the finish line.