Category : 24 Hour Race

21 Feb 2015

Gemini News – 24 Hours of Utah Course Lighting Sponsor

Gemini News 24 Hours of Utah Course Lighting Sponsor Gemini Adventures is thrilled to announce that this year’s 24 Hours of Utah race will have LazerBrite as a sponsor! The entire course will be lit with their innovative modular LED light system. The buzz surrounding these lights has been fantastic and as soon as you see one you’ll want to try it for yourself. Luckily, LazerBrite will also be giving away some of the sticks as prizes and giveaways. The crew has been […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

19 Mar 2014

Gemini News – Meet the Staff!

Reid Delman – Race Director Born and raised in Cleveland, Reid moved to Boulder, CO in 1994.  He is the owner of Gemini Events and lives in Boulder with his wife, Michele, and their two daughters. When he and Michele learned they would be having twins, they decided it was a perfect time to leave his job as high school teacher and wrestling coach to be at home with the babies and start the business they’d always wanted. The result […]

19 Mar 2014

Training – Which Headlamp is Best for Adventure Racing?

Original article from Extreme Lights… The adventure racer is a special breed of outdoor enthusiast, with exceptionally demanding requirements on their gear.  The ideal headlamp should be light weight, very bright, durable and reliable, with run-times that last multiple nights. Sadly these requirements  are mutually exclusive. The good news is that as technologies improve, it is possible to get a light that is better suited for the demanding adventure racer. When an aspiring adventure racer considers a light they would prioritize […]

19 Mar 2014

On The Trail – 24 Hours of Utah Team Profile

On the Trail 24 Hours of Utah Team Profile     photo courtesy of Glen Delman   At the 24 Hours of Utah race this month there will be a 10 member 100k team representing the Western Energy Project. We spoke with team captain Laurel Angell to find out what their mission is. Laurel is the director of the Western Energy Project, a small iniative working to ensure responsible energy development on federal public lands with representatives in Washington DC, Colorado, […]

01 Jan 2014

On the Trail – Q&A with Darcy Africa

On the Trail Q & A with Darcy Africa   photo credit by Run Wild Retreats Can you share your experience winning the Desert RATS TrailRunning Festival? My best race at the Spring Desert Ultra 50 was actually in 2006 when I ran 8:04. It was one of those days where everything felt great and my legs were speedier than they have been in a very long time. Describe an embarrassing athletic moment. There are probably a lot of those…..That’s the beauty […]

01 Jan 2014

Training – What gets measured gets managed!

Training What gets measured gets managed! photo credit by glendelman.com   Now that we are closing the door to our 2013 racing and training season and as our 2014 season approaches, it is time to sit down and reflect what we did right in 2013 and what we what to add or include into our 2014 training. Here is my evaluation list of 7 training element.   #1: Weight: Are you at your optimal race weight? If not and you are […]