After 2018’s incredible Minnesota Distance Running Association (MDRA) 7 race, be ready to join the fun at 2019’s edition on Saturday, March 30. NOTE:
registration opens January 19!
But first, a recap of the icy 2018 race…
THE 2018 RACE…
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Poor vision dominates history as does romance, love, and of course, the sad uncle known as tragedy.
Surviving in modern times requires more than taking your army to war—you don’t have an army—but you do have smart people available to …
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“The beauty of winter is its mystical aura,” writes snowshoe philanthropist and health authority Dr. Jeff Kildahl (JK). “Winter acutely defines one’s perspective. Snow represents a white blanket of desolation or bliss. The frigid temperatures and deafening silence of winter …
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The snow that was tossed madly by fierce gusts “mirrored a scene from the Himalayas,” said Annika Roger’s mother, Johanna. During the difficult conditions that were rustled up by the mountains to stifle competitors struggling to complete this challenge, a …
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It’s late summertime, so why such excitement about the earlier 2018 USSSA distance events? Because we are clocking the way to the 2019 marathon races at
Lakewoods Resort in beautiful, hilly Cable, Wisconsin, near the home of the Slumberland American … Continue reading
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A dream sock for trailblazers; did you ever think finding utopia underfoot might be possible?
Wear the new fantasy for feet—
Hidden Peak Outdoor Trail Blazers—offering recreation comfort for the footers of life: those who travel trails and seek … Continue reading
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The engineering peak of adventure snowshoes,
Lightning™ Ascents top the list of snowshoes outdoor enthusiasts need to choose when it really, really matters.
Outfitted with features creating one’s squad of support on snowshoes, thus The Claw Patrol, an adventurer tackles …
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Not now, I’m falling, not now, find pedals, never this, weird, handlebars, stop, the group, there’s sky…
In an instant, Myra Klettke smacks the pavement hard, flesh red and bleeding among random pebbles scattered like her body. The time, 5:10 …
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The photo competition has closed. Below are the winners. Winners were chosen mainly due to vote count. Thanks for all of your participation. We will have another competition next year. We’ll keep you posted!
1st Place Photo
2nd Place Photo…
Will this be just another delusion encountered on the Tuscobia Trail: A sub-40 hour finish at 2018’s 160-mile foot race? Maybe not. Scott Hoberg amazingly peeled 3 hours 10 minutes off
his 2016 course record and tantalizingly lowered the bar … Continue reading
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Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon Sunday, July 20, 1969, at 10:56 p.m., signifying one of mankind’s greatest breakthroughs and accomplishments.
The date May 29, 1953, stands for another of mankind’s greatest breakthroughs and accomplishments though not as celebrated. …
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I knew I’d made a grave mistake by about midnight. Outfitted in a Parks Canada oTENTik tent (a cross between a cabin and a tent, complete with a raised floor) during an unseasonably warm February, I found myself atop my …
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