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20 Jan 2015

On the Trail – Q&A with Bear Barnett, Adventure Tour Guide

On the Trail Q&A with Bear Barnett, Adventure Tour Guide   James “Bear” Barnett is the operator of Solxplore, LLC providing remote environment medical and rescue support, courses and equipment. He’s an experienced paramedic, guide, and educator. Gemini Adventures has been fortunate to work with him for over 4 years and this year he’ll start an exciting new position leading our small group running and biking tours. When Bear is not working with Gemini Adventures he can be found exploring […]

12 Dec 2014

Training – Winter-Proof Your Running

Training Winter-Proof Your Running   This month running coach Jeff Cooper of 2RunForever gives you his 12 top tips to get you ready for running in the cold… We all know how important it is to tune up your car for the winter season, right? Or to winterize your home BEFORE the cold and snow arrive (e.g. put plastic on windows, seal any drafts, maintenance check the heater, etc.)  So why not winterize your running.   12 Terrific Tips to Make Winter […]

12 Dec 2014

On the Trail – Rio Celeste Hike

On the Trail Trail Spotlight: Rio Celeste Hike in Costa Rica Photo courtesy of costarica.com     Most of Costa Rica will be in the dry season for the next couple of months and that’s the perfect time for adventures on the cloud forest trails of South America! Description: The country’s stunning beauty and wealth of bio-diversity may be enough to convince even the most avid trail runner to slow down a bit to capture the full experience. The Rio […]

04 Dec 2014

Gemini Adventures Holiday Shopping Event

Gemini Adventures is thrilled to announce our new women’s MTB and running tours for 2015! We’re celebrating with a holiday shopping event at PrAna Boulder. There will be snacks, cocktails, prizes, and a discount on the coolest gear in Boulder.   The Kokopelli Trail offers hundreds of miles of fun trails and stunning scenery. See it on a fully supported tour and all you need to worry about is enjoying the trails and hanging out with your friends!   WHEN: Tuesday, […]

21 Nov 2014

Update for 2015 Desert RATS Stage Race

Racers, Welcome to the 2015 Desert RATS race! Whether you’re already part of the RATS family or this is your first time joining us in the desert, you’re going to love this year’s event. Every year, we ask racers to take a post-race survey so that we can continue improving your personal experience. We continue to make improvements based on these recommendations and this year is no different. This year’s changes have been posted on our site and we’re excited […]

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 […]