Tag Archive: adventure race

Jan 28

Nutty Quinoa Fuel Bars

Sometimes I get a wild hair and do nutty things.   Like signing up for 8 hour races, totally untrained. The good thing is that I’m just a stubborn as I am nutty.  If I sign up for a race, I’m going to do it!  Next to proper training, the most important thing you can …

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Jan 22

Resolution Adventure Race

Being pushed to the edge of your ability and beyond is empowering.   It’s a scary ledge. This weekend I re-learned a lesson in mind over matter.  I completed the Resolution Adventure Race, an 8 hour adventure/orienteering race with my cousin, Steven.  It was my first time, his 6th.  Luckily he was patient with me! …

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Jan 17

Cramming 101: Endurance Training and Recovery

Endurance isn’t for the weak.   It also probably should not be prepared for in a cram session. This Saturday I’m doing an adventure/orienteering race that my cousin talked me in to.  8 hours in the woods with a GPS.  They give you the start, the finish, and a couple of mandatory check points along …

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