Organizers want to encourage more women in adventure racing which is considered more male dominated. The goal is to navigate through a race course and find marked checkpoints in the shortest amount of time.
Some women traveled from around Maryland, Virginia, and DC to participate.
"It's just a really unique concept," says Michelle Faucher of Adventure Addicts Racing. "The sport of adventure and racing in general tends to be a more male dominated sport and we're trying to grow the sport in general and get more people involved.