Tag Archives: adventure racing

Going solo: BonkHard Chill volunteer report

What do you do when no one wants to go along with your brilliant ideas? I used to miss out on a lot because I was afraid to do things alone, but in the past five or so years I’ve … Continue reading

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Adventure racing for cheapskates

Adventure racing, while being the coolest sport on the planet, can present some obstacles to the budget-minded athlete. Prospective racers first face the hurdle of acquiring basic gear, but it doesn’t stop there. Unlike camping, where most expenses are incurred … Continue reading

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Adventure Racing 101: How to build your Personal Adventure Network

In education, the Personal Learning Network (PLN) is a popular concept. Basically, a PLN is a network of resources — blogs, websites, and individuals — that inform and inspire you in your career. Similarly, aspiring (or active) adventure racers can … Continue reading

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Racing in a winter wonderland: 2013 Castlewood 8-Hour

The first thing I did after turning off the 5:30 alarm was to check weather.com and groan: 10 degrees. All week long I’d been obsessing over forecasts of highs in the low 20’s with a rising sense of dread, but … Continue reading

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On the wrong side of the law: Thunder Rolls part 3

If you haven’t caught up with our adventures at Thunder Rolls, take a moment to read up on parts 1 and 2. When I last left off part 2 of the race report, our two teams had decided to go … Continue reading

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Thunder Rolls 2013, part 2

If you haven’t read part 1 yet, go get caught up. It’s ok…I’ll wait…. It was a subdued group that left the ascending area. We were almost certainly in last place at this point, but none of us cared. Our … Continue reading

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CAC2: Non-racing with the best

Note: This report was written by Kate with commentary from Adam in red (well, it’ll be added when he gets it to me.  For whatever reason people with two jobs don’t have a lot of spare time) and Jeff in … Continue reading

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