Getting Back on Track: Lyme Disease Recovery

It was a typical fall morning in 2011 when, on the last steep hill of my daily hike, I felt like I couldn’t possibly take another step without passing out. The sudden and intense onset of extreme exhaustion made me … Continue reading

Cross-Training on Acadia National Park’s Carriage Paths

In 1913, when John D. Rockefeller, a summer resident of Mt. Desert Island, began planning the 57-mile network of gravel paths for horse-drawn carriages, he could not have envisioned that thousands of cyclists would come to use the same network … Continue reading

New Jeff Winter City of Lakes Half: A Twin Cities Marathon Herald

A race with 32 years of history hardly seems new, but 2014’s City of Lakes—the 33rd edition—qualifies fresh-as-a-daisy with its new half-marathon (USATF certified) distance and new name. Notably, the race is honored as the Minnesota Half Marathon Championships. … Continue reading

A Mother’s Day to Never Forget on High Island Creek

Mother’s Day at our house means that Mom (that would be me) gets to choose the family activity for the day. Since I’m the most adventurous in our family and definitely the most adventurous Mom my kids know, they tend … Continue reading

Massachusetts Woman Sweeps National Orienteering Championships

It was a clean sweep for Allison Crocker (Amherst, MASS) as she won all three events at the USA Orienteering Championships, held October 21 – 23 in Boston and surrounding areas.

Crocker led the women’s field in the Sprint (Franklin … Continue reading

U.S. Mountain Running Team Wins Silver at World Championships

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At today's World Mountain Running Championships in Kamnik, Slovenia, the U.S. Men tallied 71 points to take the silver medal with their best team finish to date.The U.S. has sent a men's team to the mountain running championships (until 2009 known as the World Mountain Running Trophy) since 1990. In the past three uphill years (the course alternates between uphill terrain in even-numbered years an...

U.S. Mountain Running Team to be Selected at Mount Washington

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The 2010 U.S. Mountain Running Team will travel to Kamnik, Slovenia, to compete in the 26th World Mountain Running Championships on Sunday, September 5. This year's open team – six men and four women – will be selected at the U.S. Mountain Running Championships to be held at the Mt. Washington Road Race on Saturday, June 19, starting at 10:00 a.m.

Montrail Prepares for the 2010 Western States 100

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Montrail, a manufacturer of high performance trail running and recovery footwear, is honored to present the 2010 Western States Endurance Run (WS100) taking place on Saturday June 26th. The 100 mile course will go from Squaw Valley to Auburn, California and serve as the grand finale to the 2009/2010 Montrail Ultra Cup season. This year, the field is deeper than ever on the both the men's an...

2009 Teva U.S. Mountain Running Team Wins Silver and Bronze in Italy

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The 25th running of the World Mountain Running Championships were held under clear and crisp blue skies with temperatures in the upper 50s for the start of the competition. The venue was in the winter ski village of Madesimo, Italy, located three hours by bus from Milan.  The course was lined with fans not only from the host country, but with worldwide fans.  The sound of ringing cowbells and pulsating air horns filled the air.  A total of thirty-five countries were represented in the four races.

Tahoe Marathon Offers 78.6-Mile & 124.6-Mile Ultra Runs

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Ultra runners test their physical and mental endurance at the Lake Tahoe Marathon during the 9th Annual Tahoe Triple and the 4th Annual Super Triple, both of which kick off Friday, September 25 and conclude on the official marathon race day, Sunday, September 27.

Remote Runs That Beat The Crowds and Give Something Back

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For runners who love running for a cause but hate the crowds, here are suggestions of three organized runs off the beaten path that offer incredible scenery AND make a difference.  

Longest Race in the 2009 La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running Series this Sunday

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On Sunday, July 19, runners can accept the challenge offered by the La Sportiva HalfMarathon which is a bit longer than the traditional 13.1 mile distance. At 14.5 miles this is the longest race in the La Sportiva Vail Mountain Trail Running series – in fact almost twice as long as the other events in the series.