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26 Sep 2014

Training – Taper Tips

Glen Delman Photography This month running coach Jeff Cooper of2RunForever gives tips to get the max out of your race taper so that you can get the max out of yourself on race day… DO… 1 – Drop your volume progressively over the last 3 weeks pre-marathon, or 2 weeks pre-half marathon (as per your plan). This slowly stores up latent energy so that come race day you’ll have more in reserve than you have for months! 2 – Review the race […]

10 Sep 2014

Gemini News – 2014 Spring Season Recap

Overall Female Winner of Desert RATS 2014, Becky Kirschenmann The 2014 Gemini Adventures spring season was one of the best we’ve ever had the good fortune to experience. The season kicked off in March with perfect weather and strong finishers at the 24hrs of Utah, everyone is always so happy to get back to the desert! After a year’s lay off, the 10 person team of Monkey Love was back in full force and had a strong showing. Deaf Kid (Ryan […]

10 Sep 2014

Training – Taper Tips

Glen Delman Photography This month running coach Jeff Cooper of 2RunForever gives tips to get the max out of your race taper so that you can get the max out of yourself on race day…   DO… 1 – Drop your volume progressively over the last 3 weeks pre-marathon, or 2 weeks pre-half marathon (as per your plan). This slowly stores up latent energy so that come race day you’ll have more in reserve than you have for months! 2 – Review the […]

10 Sep 2014

On The Trail – 24 Hours of Boulder Team Profile

At least one of the teams at the 24 Hours of Boulder race on October 11 will be running for a cause! Joel Vander Kooi is the International Director for The School of Promise in Thailand. Joel and some of his family and friends are running to raise awareness and funds for Hope International Schools. Their goal to give at risk children in Thailand a chance at a better life through education is a noble one. The team is really looking forward […]

19 Aug 2014

2013 Desert RATS Results

Place Bib Name Age Gender Location Div Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Penalties Overall 1 4 Ryan Guldan M Denver CO 3:08 7:09 1:15 13:53 3:59 29:24 2 41 Brian Zehnder M SLC UT 4:09 8:02 1:30 11:50 5:11 30:42 3 21 Leon Vandenhoven M Oshawa CAN 3:55 8:11 1:24 12:48 5:02 31:20 4 3 Ashley Arnold F 5:11 7:09 1:15 13:53 4:05 31:33 5 32 Rosie Warfield F Honolulu HI 4:05 9:11 1:34 12:49 […]

13 Aug 2014

Training – Ultrarunner and Coach Lisa Smith Batchen Breaks Record!

Death Valley, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Renowned ultra-distance runner Lisa Smith-Batchen finished a 584 mile run in California’s Death Valley last week, becoming the first female ultramarathoner in the world to cross the famed Badwater-to-Mt. Whitney course four times back-to-back in an effort to fundraise for cleaner, healthier water across the world. The run lasted a total of 14 days, with temperatures reaching as high as 127 degrees Fahrenheit. Smith-Batchen was forced to deal with prolonged bouts of wind and sand […]

13 Aug 2014

On The Trail – Fourmile Firefighter Challenge

  Gemini Adventures 24 Hours of Utah team competitor Regina Daly is a volunteer firefighter with Four Mile Fire Department in the Boulder foothills. The Four Mile fire department lost a fire station and an engine in the 2010 Four Mile Fire and suffered flood damage to it’s station in 2013. This year they’re raising money for a new fire station and community center by putting on a new event, the Fourmile Firefighter Challenge, in Boulder on September 7, 2014. This is the only hill climb race […]

11 Aug 2014

24 Hours of Boulder Team Challenge Discount

Gemini Adventures would like to invite you to the 24 Hours of Boulder Team Running Challenge. Teams with a gym sponsor will receive 30% off of the registration price!     Race under the sun and stars at the Boulder Reservoir. The team’s objective is to complete as many laps as possible in 24 hours. There will be hot food and music at our basecamp and free camping at the Res for all. It will bring out the sense of adventure, stubborn […]

02 Jul 2014

50% Off for Old Friends, New Friends – Desert RATS 2015!

This year we’re offering returning registered racers and their friends 50% off the registration price for RATS 2015! One of the best things about the Desert RATS Stage Race is watching complete strangers transform into a part of the RATS family as they cross the Kokopelli Trail. These friendships form deep bonds that will last forever and we’re always looking to expand this family. Register now at Active.com! Discount Details:

17 Jun 2014

2014 Results

Bib Name Location Stage 1 Stage 2 Stage 3 Stage 4 Stage 5 Penalties Overall 1 Ryan Guldan denver 2:51 5:38 1:20 9:13 3:44 22:46 14 Jorge Rufat-latre boulder 4:38 6:16 1:31 9:36 4:00 26:01 9 Becky Kirschenmann Klamath Falls 4:38 6:16 1:41 10:11 4:08 26:54 12 Mathew Crownover sunnyvale 5:19 7:43 1:46 13:35 4:08 32:31 13 Wendy Drake boulder 4:14 8:50 2:08 12:36 5:32 33:20 4 Jeff Cooper Richmond Hill 4:38 8:32 2:04 14:38 5:52 35:44 11 John Versteeg […]