Caney Puzzler Adventure Race Winners Announced at Caney Lakes Recreation Area

Written by on March 6, 2024

Minden, Louisiana – March 5, 2024 – The Caney Puzzler Adventure Race, held at the picturesque Caney Lakes Recreation Area on March 2, 2024, witnessed an incredible display of athleticism and determination as 62 teams from across the nation competed in this thrilling event. The participants navigated challenging terrains, solved puzzles, and showcased their endurance throughout the competition.

The Caney Puzzler Adventure Race attracted participants from various states, with a total of 29 teams consisting of 36 entries from Texas, 20 from Louisiana, 4 from Arkansas, 1 from Minnesota, and 1 from California. The competition was fierce, and the camaraderie among participants created an electrifying atmosphere.

Team Vignette emerged as the overall victors in the 12-Hour Race, completing the challenging course in an impressive 10 hours, 31 minutes, and 50 seconds. Their strategic approach and unwavering determination earned them the top spot, showcasing the true spirit of adventure racing.

In the Sprint Race category, Geaux Endurance claimed victory by completing the course in a remarkable 2 hours, 44 minutes, and 28 seconds. Their agility and quick thinking were evident as they navigated the shorter yet equally demanding course.

Race Director Keith Pitman expressed his excitement about the event, stating, “The Caney Puzzler Adventure Race brought together a diverse group of participants, each with their unique strengths and skills. It was inspiring to see the level of dedication and sportsmanship displayed by all teams. Congratulations to Team Vignette and Geaux Endurance for their outstanding achievements!”

Serena Gray, Executive Director of Visit Webster Parish, commended the participants and highlighted the positive impact of such events on the local community. “The Caney Puzzler Adventure Race not only showcases the natural beauty of Caney Lakes but also boosts tourism in Minden and the surrounding areas. We are thrilled to see the success of this event and look forward to welcoming even more adventure enthusiasts in the future.”

The Adventure Race events have become a staple on adventure sports calendars, attracting participants from far and wide. The Caney Puzzler event’s success is a testament to the collaborative efforts of organizers, participants, and the supportive community.

For more information about future adventure races and events in Minden, Louisiana, please visit or call their office at 318-377-4240.

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