Gemini Adventures

26 Jan 2018

January – Letter from Reid

January Letter from Reid | Adventurers,     Welcome to 2018! Time for New Year’s resolutions? I believe if you live your life right, you don’t have to make resolutions.  BUT – now is a time to plan the year to come. Family river trips, adventure weekends and races – planning them is almost as much fun as doing them.     I’m not sure what this year will bring; I’m still recovering from a broken leg. While I’m walking pretty […]

24 Jan 2018

Multi-Day Adventure Prep

Multi-Day Adventure Prep While the venues may change, the heart of stage races remains constant. From the deserts of the Kokopelli Trail to the alpine of the Himalayas, what gear do you consider essential for multi-day adventures? Eric Schranz of UltraRunnerPodcast shared his preparation for the Himalayan 100 Stage Race. Read the full article. What Worked and What I Forgot For My First International Stage Race Main travel bag: The Beast Gear Hauler by Orange Mud ($100) This sucker is […]

21 Jan 2018

Desert RATS Bio 2018 – Sheryl Collmer

Stage Race Sunday! Who’s coming to play in the desert this year? Sheryl Collmer hails from Plano, TX and hopes to bring her experience as staff from the Trans-Pecos desert stage race to the Kokopelli as a runner this year! Marital Status: Single Number of Children: 0 Occupation: Writer / Speaker / Accountant Years running: 20 Years running ultras: 9 Ultras I have done: JFK50, American River, Run on the Sly, North Face Endurance, Kansas Ultra Festival, various Pacific Coast […]

17 Jan 2018

UltraRunner Training Spring Camp

UltraRunner Training Spring Camp Already had enough sliding and postholing through frigid training runs this winter? Have you worn out that treadmill in the basement? Or do you struggle to resume your training regimen in the spring? Perhaps you’re stressing over getting ready for your early season adventures. This April, come jump start your 2018 season over 4 days on the scenic Kokopelli Trail in the Colorado/Utah desert with UltraRunner Training. URT head coach Cindy Stonesmith will lead a small […]

13 Jan 2018

Wallaroo Hat Company Partners with Gemini Adventures

Wallaroo Hat Company Partners with Gemini Adventures We’re thrilled to welcome Wallaroo Hat Company as a partner of Gemini Adventures for 2018! The Boulder, Colo.-based Wallaroo Hat Company manufacturers an Aussie inspired line of UPF 50+, colorful, fashion-forward everyday hats. Wallaroo was founded by Stephanie Carter and Lenya Shore in 1999 after a trip to Australia where they discovered the Aussie secret to sun protection. ###### Wallaroo Hat Company, the innovative Aussie inspired headwear brand that combines fashion and long-lasting […]

10 Jan 2018

RedBull – 12 Ultra Marathons to Try in 2018

12 Ultra Marathons to Try in 2018 -Fergus Scholes for RedBullUK Now in it’s 14th year, the Desert RATS Stage Race rounds out the RedBull.com international list of Must-Do Races for 2018. Listed in order of when the races occur, the Desert RATS Kokopelli 150 appears in the number 6 spot. “Now is the perfect time to be lining up an epic challenge for 2018… Set in the adventurer’s dream playground, the Desert Rats Kokopelli 150 Stage Race supported six-day […]

28 Dec 2017

December – Letter from Reid

December Letter from Reid | Adventurers, It’s been 8 weeks since I broke my leg. I’ve been waiting for this moment for…well, 8 weeks. I was told it would be healed up in 8 weeks. I thought this meant I’d be able to throw off my cast and start upping my weekly miles. Not only am I not running, but I never reached my sub-15 minute crutches mile – I’m barely even walking without my crutches. What can I do […]

30 Aug 2017

Gemini News – Inaugural Mountain RATS Races

Mountain RATS Eagle, CO September 23rd, 2017 Come celebrate fall in the mountains with a trail running challenge! An exciting day of festival fun and adventure on the trails near Eagle, Colorado. With the start/finish line right in the heart of Eagle’s new fall festival, Septemberfest, friends and family can enjoy themselves while you push yourself in the rugged mountain race. After testing yourself on the trails relax with a beer, hot meal, or just sit and listen to live […]

30 Aug 2017

Training – Post Workout Recovery

Training – Post Workout Recovery Mojo Trails will be at Mountain RATS 2017! Lea Stenerson, MS is the founder and head coach and has been working with a group of trail athletes to train for this year’s races. They’ll also stick around for the Septemberfest fun. Lea is an extremely well qualified and experienced coach and shared an article on post workout recovery: As many of us eagerly anticipate the Mountain RATS race this September, we are strategically preparing by […]

30 Aug 2017

On the Trail – Colorado Trail

On the Trail The Colorado Trail We have a new Gemini Adventures crew member and he definitely has an adventurous spirit. Ryan’s an avid skiier, runner, and biker and has been on adventures all over the world. He recently returned from completing the Colorado Trail and has a shared a little bit of his experience. Say hello when you see him on the course (or at the festival!) this September at Mountain RATS and look for a profile in a […]