Africa’s time this year was 29:49:58—that’s more than a full day of running through the San Juan Mountains.
Trail running isn’t meditative in the beginning. The first half hour is pure pain. All I can think about are the eight million other things I am supposed to be doing, or that my legs hurt, or that I can’t breathe, or about how slow I’m going.
One of the world’s most scenic marathons is open for 2014 registration!
We took in majestic views of the famous Urubamba River flowing far below and snow-capped peaks jutting high above as we rode the grassy riverside trails passing through the ancient Inca roads that carved the desert highlands and deep canyons. There were many ruins, some waterfalls, a few stone huts built sometime in the 15th century, and llamas galore along the way.
Other than watching the race and taking in all the action, here are five ways you can participate in La Course by Le Tour de France.
If hang gliding is on your bucket list, you would be remiss to choose any other location than North Carolina’s Outer Banks.
The Maldives have been a popular tourist destination for centuries. The hospitable climate and natural habitat are the hallmarks of this paradise.
Built for walking on varied surfaces, the Fastalpina allows the foot to roll naturally from trail to rocky overlook to parking lot with ease.
Never mind bike shocks, granny gears, and body armor. Well, on second thought, you probably want to hold onto the body armor. Check out this new innovation from the Malloy Aeronautics in the UK. The company is starting out by manufacturing and selling smaller-scale drone quadcopters, but the ultimate goal is something like a hybrid […]
It is one of the most amazing survival stories ever: A 3-year-old girl wandered into the forest in Siberia and was lost. She trailed barefoot after her father, who left to fight a wildfire, not knowing that she had followed him. The little girl was accompanied by her dog, which is likely the only reason […]
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To the dismay of some and the surprise of no one, the precarious Cobra tower collapsed early this month. Anyone who has ever seen or climbed the Cobra, located near Ancient Art in the Fisher Towers area in Moab, knows that it was sculpted in a way that made it a little spooky to even […]