The 2013 Wilderness Athlete Gnarly Bandit Series didn’t start off with a bang, but rather with the semi-quick pitter-patter of footsteps on soft, snow-covered mud. And the more footsteps that landed on the course, the softer the mud became, engulfing … Continue reading
No matter the span, no matter the race: Whether Tuscobia’s 150, 75 or 35-mile options, running, biking, skiing or snowshoeing like I, time remained on the snow in Northern Wisconsin traipsing those abandoned rail trails where the mind would reverberate, … Continue reading
Along with being the Land of 10,000 Lakes – the state sustains more than 13,000 but is too nice to admit it – and having habitually occurring nasty winter blizzards, Minnesotans also claim to be “Minnesota Nice.” While it’s not … Continue reading
Feat (noun) 1. a noteworthy or extraordinary act or achievement, usually displaying boldness, skill, etc.: Not succumbing to the Gnarly Bandit is a feat.
Back in April of this year, fifteen accomplished ultra runners toed the line for the first … Continue reading
I breathe in. I breathe out. In. Out. In. These breaths come so quickly and forcefully that I sound as if I’m in the throes of an asthma attack. Or maybe I’m a pig that’s found the perfect wallowing mud. … Continue reading
Let’s say the forecast is mid 90’s with full sun and not a cloud in sight – what do you want to do? I know, let’s go run 100 miles! Oh, and let’s not make it that easy. Let’s throw … Continue reading
A new group in this small town in Southern Ontario will be hitting the ground running.
The Georgian Triangle Runners is looking to change the face of endurance sports in the south end of Georgian Bay one foot at a … Continue reading
This was a race that left many people singing the Blues.
The first Met Con Blue Adventure Race was held last weekend in Ontario’s Blue Mountains with more than 1,000 participants.
The event was billed as the “most insane five … Continue reading
What’s being billed as the “most insane five kilometre mountain adventure race on the planet” is about to hit you out of the wild blue yonder.
The first Met Con Blue race will be held Saturday, June 2 in Ontario’s … Continue reading