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Top Tips for Surviving an Adventure Race + Spartan Race Recap by Marissa V. Posted Mon 17 Jun 2013 9:24pm At the beginning of 2013, I had a handful of fitness goals. None of which included an adventure or obstacle race. As a Fitfluential Ambassador, I was invited to participate in the in Tuxedo New York last weekend. At the time, I thought it seemed like a fun challenge. What I didn’t realize is that it would be one of the most mental ... Read on »
Adventure Racing by John Elder Posted Tue 08 Jul 2008 12:00am I know it’s been a long time since I’ve posted to my blog, and I apologize about that. Hopefully I have a good reason. I’m in the middle of training for a 24-hour adventure race. It’s about 3 1/2 weeks away now, and I’m feeling the time crunch! If you’re not familiar with adventure racing, it’s a race of varying length (this one ha ... Read on »
triathlon vs adventure racing by Heidi A. Posted Wed 23 Jun 2010 7:05pm A few months ago my husband casually asked to see if I would be interested in filling a spot on his boss's adventure race team as one of his team members were hurt. Not thinking I would really be needed, I said oh yah sure! I'm a triathlete= I can so do an adventure race! Before participating in my first adventure race over the past w ... Read on »
Danelle Ballangee at Adventure Race Week by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 May 2009 11:27pm My big AR event is right around the corner – Adventure Sports Week. Contact me if you can come down with me. May 24, 2009 For Immediate Release… Danelle Ballangee is scheduled to compete in the “Crux and the Crucible” at Adventure Sports Week 2009! Adventure Sports Week is a 10 day long festival of 24 outdoor races, contests, cl ... Read on »
RR: Dirty Moose Adventure Race by John Lacroix Posted Thu 01 Oct 2009 2:12pm Dirty Moose Adventure Race Date: Sunday, April 19, 2009 Location: Mt Blue Job Strafford, NH Acidotic Racing Event -------------------------- This is the view from the summit of Little Blue, a small peak/knob adjacent to Mount Blue Job in Strafford, NH. This was the site of my first ever adventure race today, a fun little get toget ... Read on »
U.S. Adventure Race Nationals by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Posted Thu 22 Oct 2009 10:03pm Starts today. Good luck to my teammates Jeni, Andy and Dave who are competing at Nationals for the first time. It’s in Texas. (Me? I’m still in stealth training mode.) From Jeni by email: Race start is 7a.m. Friday, and cut-off is 1p.m. Saturday (although many, many of us may still be racing long after this time…). Last year onl ... Read on »
U.S. Adventure Race Nationals by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm Starts today. Good luck to my teammates Jeni, Andy and Dave who are competing at Nationals for the first time. It’s in Texas. (Me? I’m still in stealth training mode.) From Jeni by email: Race start is 7a.m. Friday, and cut-off is 1p.m. Saturday (although many, many of us may still be racing long after this time…). Last year onl ... Read on »
Grizzly Man Adventure Race by Rick McCharles Patient Expert Posted Sun 11 Apr 2010 12:00am Shout out to my Adventure Racing team, prepping for the Griz next weekend. Good Luck Team Adventure Sports Week. The GrizzlyMan Adventure Race is a USARA sanctioned sprint level adventure race that takes place every April in Western Montana. In order to do well (or even finish), racers will need to be proficient in a var ... Read on »
Running Amok: Putting the Adventure in Racing by Live For the Run Posted Wed 07 Jul 2010 6:08am Miles of marathon bore you? Running seem like pounding boring pavement? Perhaps you are in need of some proper adventure racing. Seriously, some folks have no desire to run a race for 5 or 50 miles. Sometimes a race that runs outsides the lines is what people need to get motivated and interested. I have noticed more and more magazines, websites ... Read on »
The Gold Rush Adventure Race by Slater Fletcher Posted Fri 20 Aug 2010 10:16am This last weekend, I got to join team Dart-NUUN-SportMulti for the Gold Rush Adventure Race in Long Barn, California. Gold country! We would be racing through the Stanislaus National Forest just North of Yosemite, South of Tahoe and West of Sonora. Gold! The race was set for a 24 hour format with about 30 checkpoints along the way and while most ... Read on »