News - November 1, 2012


Navigating, cycling, running and canoeing their way across the countryside around Wageningen, more than 100 hardened sportsmen did battle over 24 hours on 26 and 27 October.

The BOTS is an adventure race for members of the various Dutch Students' Alpine Clubs. This was the second time Wageningen's  SAC Ibex has organized this punishing competition; the first one was in 2004. In teams of four the participants set off from the Bongerd on Friday night, and the test of stamina began. In the bitter cold, as temperature dropped below zero that weekend. At the finish line one exhausted competitor summed it up: 'Freezing cold and very hard but really great'.