Eclipsing the Excuse Tray: Wilderness Athlete’s Midnight Build

Toss your Excuse Tray like a high school kid flies a platter across the cafeteria. With Midnight Build (MB), open life’s window; you know, the one that seems shut to you. Here’s how.

Photo courtesy Sarah Eriksson, Sweden,

Dylan … Continue reading

“Running Everyman” World’s Greatest Olympian

Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games and the surrounding media blitz rival other Games’ sites. Read the history evolving from these global festivities, athletes, and competitions that live in a type of infamy bubbling up every four years in the dominant summer … Continue reading

Snowshoeing Terrain at SnowGaine Orienteering ROGAINE

“Snowgaine is nothing short of epic. For athletes accustomed to long mileage but who have limited navigation experience, do not be deterred! A few excursions with your local orienteering club this summer will provide you with the experience necessary to … Continue reading

Performance Medicine™ ~ Inside Out Snowshoeing

“Think from the inside out.”
~ Coach Steve Ilg

Optimal health – like improved sport performance – is our responsibility.

Performance Medicine™ is an innovative medical specialty that analyzes physiological and biochemical metrics and modifies environmental factors to transcend … Continue reading

Five Records Tame Tough Tuscobia Winter Ultras

Tuscobia Trails—the 74-mile stretch of lonesome woods from Park Rapids, Wis., to its counter-weight at Rice Lake—would just as soon sit you down, send you home, beat you into submission. Meanwhile, Tuscobia Race Directors, Helen and Chris Scotch, wish racers … Continue reading