Fusion Testimonials

  • Race and course was great…
  • Best trail race ever #fusionlite
  • I enjoyed the camaraderie among all the participants and even though we were on different competing teams we assisted each other along the way.
  • Teamwork is everything
  • The organisers of this event continuously challenge the participants and improve their event! Well done People! Keep up the good work!
  • The best adventure race in the Caribbean
  • Race to complete not compete. Fusion is more about accomplishment. You have to push yourself move beyond your limit get out of your comfort zone. For me this is a life lesson. #fusioniteforlife
  • Please continue to have the fusion races. It gets groups together to train and experience our beautiful outdoors
  • Fusion adventure races lives up to the hype when your done u will know a lot more about your self and will be coming back for more
  • Fusion by pure definition is the process or result of joining two or more light atoms that bond together to form a single entity. This is what my teammate (Sjaelan Evans) and I experienced in our first Fusion event. By working together, encouraging and supporting each other, we learnt so much more about trust, open communication and true team work. We wish everyone could experience this happiness! Because “when you cross the finish line, you’ll know a little more about yourself…and a whole lot more of your teammate” – Casual Aquaholics (Daniel Koo & Sjaelan Evans)
  • I hiked, run and walked the northern rage as far as Chaguaramas to Brasso Seco, also Manzanilla and walked through beautiful gorges due to fusion.
  • Fusion Adventure Race lives up to its name. A true adventure to discover yourself, partners and nature. Keep up the good work.
  • I was an NAAA athlete of the 70s. Haven’t done anything this physical in more than 15years. Feels Great to know I’m not a Relic !
  • It’s always good to be recognized as one of the oldest participants in the event. Thank you to Charles and the whole team of organizers.
  • This is an amazing event. I truly appreciate all the effort given by so many to accommodate the runners. Thanks you!
  • Having completed the three fusion lites, each one has motivated me to challenge myself with the next one to come. If one really wants to test their fitness level, then fusion is the race to do that. It may be a bit tough in the beginning, but that sense of accomplishment is worth the pain.
  • This would be my 3rd year doing Fusion & although I feel I’m getting better it seems as though my muscles are getting weaker but i live the adventure & I love the thrill taking part has always been a memorable experience just by me know it is one of th most challenging Adventure race to part take in & I finish every year!
  • I HAVE ALWAYS TRAIN BUT HAD NOTHING TO TEST MYSELF AND NOW I DO THANKS FUSION
  • I really love how all participants were supportive of each other. I was especially impressed with the organisation of the course, and the search and rescue team constantly patrolling – as well as the checkpoints. Fusion staff really did an excellent job. Although I may not be participating again, I am indeed motivated to push my fitness levels because after Saturday, I realise I have a long way to go! Anyway, it was a great experience in retrospect. Beautiful view. You guys should organise hikes.
  • It showed that there are nice people out here, it was the highest level of comradeship.
  • Not for the faint of heart but definitely a great introduction to the thrill and satisfaction of trail running. It was my first trail experience but definitely won’t be my last. Thanks to the great organisers and fantastic volunteers of Fusion!
  • Fusion, you’ve done it again (even in this stage 1, “Lite”)…challenged beyond what I thought possible, proven the value of teams and community, and taught us that it always helps to be a little “bad mind” as the trinis would say, haha (Bad mind gives you the ability to ignore what your body may be logically telling you is impossible).
  • Overall it was a great experience, well done 🙂
  • The feeling that I get when I finish a fusion race is soo…….. overjoyed to have achieved such a high level of fitness. #keep challenging myself#
  • This was my first Fusion experience and it was the adventure of a lifetime…grueling but equally rewarding!
  • Fusion Lite is a fitness challenge not to be missed.
  • This was my first fusion lite and I were able to do it in 2 hour 30 minutes pushing myself at this competitive level to even do greater things with this accomplishments.
  • I did fusion in 2012, it really challenges your mind, body and soul. It’s definitely not for the faint hearted. But I really enjoyed the bringing together of people. The team spirit amongst all participants along the trail is so refreshing. Fusion lite I’ll definitely be back!!!
  • I did fusion lite with my fiancĂ© and if we could accomplish that together we can do anything! It tested our mental, emotional and physical strength!
  • I’ll definitely be back again next year!
  • This was my first competitive trail run and I was skeptical about doing it but I would definitely sign up next year
  • Great race. Lifestyle changes can prepare anyone for this !will do it again
  • I felt like quitting many times from pure exhaustion. My team mate and other participants motivated me to continue. I am happy that I completed it and received my medal and being able to help others who suffered the same pain.
  • When you cross the finish line, you know more about yourself…lol..this is true.
  • Fusion has grown to be the ultimate athletic adventure event in the country (possibly the Caribbean). It never fails to physically and mentally challenge, while remaining enjoyable.
  • Fake it till ya make it 🙂
  • The trail was very challenging as expected. Love the suspense… My team was hyped from the time we got the news of the trail. Pure excitement!

About Fusion

In 2007, Fusion Adventure Races was birthed as a means of promoting the sport in Trinidad and Tobago. In year ONE Fusion hosted 14 – 4 persons teams; one annual race, hosted more than 100 teams. In 2014, 84 teams travelled to Tobago to participate in Fusion VIII. Fusion has earned its place as the premier adventure race in Trinidad & Tobago. The races take competitors through mountain trails, offering athletes the opportunity to discover the veiled treasures of the island from a unique perspective. Additionally, intrigue is built as participants are only informed of what is required of them at each successive stage.

One of the cornerstones of Fusion races, is that emphasis is placed on teamwork, rather than individual achievement. Another cornerstone of all Fusion’s activities is safety. No stone is left unturned. Through extensive event planning, experience and teamwork, the team ensures the execution of a quality event that is bond by fun, camaraderie and integrity. This event tests team spirit, ingenuity, skill and commitment while exploring the boundaries of what’s possible by pushing oneself physically and mentally. Our slogan – “When you cross the finish line, you’ll know a little more about yourself,” becomes a reality for all team and persons touched by the spirit of Fusion.

The overwhelming demand for Fusion events pushed us in 2015 to introduce an ancillary event called Fusion Lite. Fusion Lite acts as a preparation for Fusion and has become a scouting ground for those who are looking to put together a strong contending team for Fusion. Fitness enthusias and clubs use this event as a measure of their readiness for Fusion. It is an overall test on their mettle. Fusion Lite represents one (1) leg of the full Fusion Adventure Race and that year, it attracted one hundred and twenty-six (126) teams of two (2). In 2016, two hundred and eleven teams (211) teams participated in Fusion Lite II !!

The bar was raised in 2018. “Fusion One on 1” was introduced. Three hundred and ninety-five (395) participants competed as individuals against one course. The Lluengo Loop starting and ending at Maracas Beach was the course. This will remain the location for several years so that persons can compete against their own time.

We have partnered with leading hiking clubs and fostered a symbiotic relationship through revamping defunct trails and creating new ones which hike clubs make full use of throughout the year. We are known for integrating ourselves into the communities that we take the race to as we incorporate the history and culture of these towns and villages into the intellectual challenges of the race. Promotion of history and culture of remote villages through knowledge transfer and education is another objective of the Fusion brand. An excellent example of this was our partnership with village elders and leaders of Lopinot, Brasso Seco and more recently Gran Couva when we took the event there.

Being the difference we want to see

As we trek across a course, we become one with the environment. We see, smell and breathe in what others can only begin to imagine. As a result our horizons are broadened. Over the years, the diversity of our teams be it culture, race, etc challenged us to learn and then learn some more not just about racing but the variety of issues that affect our racers and their families.

In 2018, the race highlighted the triumphs and challenges of those living with Autism. In 2019, our focus is on Child Abuse. To ensure that the services formed to address this dynamic in our country were incorporated we formed a partnership with the Children’s Authority of Trinidad and Tobago. One of the aims is to have our teams, volunteers and sponsors become an additional channel through which conversations and deliberate discussions can take place to learn about and adder the problem of child abuse in our country.

Why child abuse?

Teamwork is an integral part of Fusion and we have observed that to work together as a team, persons must be willing to listen and make the requisite adjustments in order to succeed. We believe that this philosophy is applicable in the family and by extension our country. Within the family, as with a team, we must observe each other in particular our children. The phrase that they are our future can never be overstated or become cliché. It is our responsibility to become consciously aware of how our actions impact them; we must understand why they may be exhibiting certain behaviours.

Our observations and how we deliberately address them will support us in ensuring that our children are safe; that our children know that they are valued and that they are valuable.

It is because of the aforementioned symbiosis of working as a team, caring for each other, compassion with willingness to adjust that we can be an additional means through which child abuse prevention can be communicated in a meaningful manner and consistently.

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