7 Extreme Activities for December 2016

These activities aren’t for the feint of heart. They are among the most challenging & far flung sporting events we could find for December 2016. Looking for an adventure? Look no further.

1. The North Face Endurance Challenge California

Sausalito, California, USA

The North Face Endurance Challenge California

Taking place in the stunning Marin Headlands, the course engages runners with scenic views & sharp elevation changes.

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2. New Zealand Ocean Swim Series Harbour Crossing

Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand Ocean Swim Series Harbour Crossing

A 2.9km swim across Auckland’s Viaduct Harbour, for individuals with swimming experience.

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3. Honolulu Marathon

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Honolulu Marathon

Began in 1973 & averages about 25,000 runners every year. Entry is open to everyone & there are no qualifying standards, fixed limits on number of runners or time limit to finish.

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4. World Snowboard Day Sipapu

Vadito, New Mexico, USA

World Snowboard Day Sipapu

WSD is about discovery of snowboarding as a sport & global culture, spanning the world’s summits.

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5. International Festival of the Sahara

Douz, Tunisia

International Festival of the Sahara

Since 1967, the festival has become internationally known among the oldest & most prestigious festivals in the world.

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6. Whale Watching Oregon Coast

Oregon Pacific Coast, USA

Whale Watching Oregon Coast

In winter nearly 20,000 gray whales pass by from mid-December to mid-January traveling south to the warm waters of Baja Mexico.

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7. New Years One Day

San Francisco, California, USA

San Francisco, California, USA

Each lap is 1.065 miles around the lagoon at Crissy Field, with views of the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island, Alcatraz & the San Francisco Bay. It’s a flat course, 60% dirt & 40% asphalt.

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Have something even more extreme to do in December? Let us know about it so we can add it to our next list.


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