Running

Darcy Africa Wins Hardrock 100 For Third Consecutive Year

Darcy Africa Wins Hardrock 100 For Third Consecutive Year

Africa’s time this year was 29:49:58—that’s more than a full day of running through the San Juan Mountains.

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Zen and the Art of Mountain Trail Running

Zen and the Art of Mountain Trail Running

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.

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Run in the Beautiful Patagonian International Marathon

Run in the Beautiful Patagonian International Marathon

One of the world’s most scenic marathons is open for 2014 registration!

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Cycling

No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

No Pedaling Necessary In Peru’s Sacred Valley

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.

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Dear Motorist

Dear Motorist

Over the last decade, almost 7,000 cyclists have been killed. Pledge to be more aware, stop the distractions, and stay courteous on the road.

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Don’t Miss the First Ever Women’s La Course in Paris

Don’t Miss the First Ever Women’s La Course in Paris

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.

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Travel

Flying Conditions Make North Carolina’s Outer Banks A Top Hang Gliding Destination

Flying Conditions Make North Carolina’s Outer Banks A Top Hang Gliding Destination

If hang gliding is on your bucket list, you would be remiss to choose any other location than North Carolina’s Outer Banks.

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Maldives and Adventure Travel: The Perfect Combination

Maldives and Adventure Travel: The Perfect Combination

The Maldives have been a popular tourist destination for centuries. The hospitable climate and natural habitat are the hallmarks of this paradise.

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How to Prepare for Your Two Week Tour of Spain

How to Prepare for Your Two Week Tour of Spain

Traveling to Spain in 2014 is just that much easier thanks to current technology.

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Health

Seafood Pappardelle

Seafood Pappardelle

Gourmet doesn’t have to equal complicated, difficult, and time-consuming. Try this recipe from EASY GOURMET: Awesome Recipes Anyone Can Cook, by Stephanie Le.

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The Incredible ‘Shrinking Women’

The Incredible ‘Shrinking Women’

Remember not to be the shrinking woman and make room for yourself in the world around you.

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Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Fried Zucchini Blossoms

Author and chef Tom Formaro explores how to channel heartbreak through cooking in his new book, The Broken Heart Diet.

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Gear

Handbag or Handlebar Bag?

Handbag or Handlebar Bag?

These bags leave you free to bicycle without the inconvenient and sweaty task of wearing your purse on-body.

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A Skort For Hiking, Travel, and Even Running

A Skort For Hiking, Travel, and Even Running

Skirts and dresses are for everyone. They’re a great solution for anyone looking to be comfy.

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Found: A Serious Hiking Shoe That’s Friendly Off Trail

Found: A Serious Hiking Shoe That’s Friendly Off Trail

Built for walking on varied surfaces, the Fastalpina allows the foot to roll naturally from trail to rocky overlook to parking lot with ease.

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Columns

Introducing the Hoverbike

Introducing the Hoverbike

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 […]

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Making Plans at Women’s Adventure

Making Plans at Women’s Adventure

We at Women’s Adventure are sketching out our 2015 content plans. But it’s tough to do without knowing what you like and without hearing your wishlist for Women’s Adventure’s future.

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Wilderness Survival: 3-Year-Old Girl Found After 11 Days

Wilderness Survival: 3-Year-Old Girl Found After 11 Days

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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Other Recent Posts

Finally!  A Reese Witherspoon Character We Can Identify With

Finally! A Reese Witherspoon Character We Can Identify With

| August 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

The film based on Cheryl Strayed’s memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, is almost here.

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Six-Year-Old Surfer Girl is Amazing

Six-Year-Old Surfer Girl is Amazing

| August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

They don’t even make boards small enough for this surfing phenom.

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The Power Of A Landscape

The Power Of A Landscape

| August 14, 2014 | 3 Comments

Funny how a new vista, angled sunset light, the sight of snow on peaks in early fall can make every worry fall away and replenish happiness.

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Hysterectomy? Read This First

Hysterectomy? Read This First

| August 12, 2014 | 2 Comments

Terry Winogrodzki had a hysterectomy at the age of 40, in 2011. The surgery went well, with no complications—or so she thought. It was a few years later when what she calls her “morcellation nightmare” began. A follow-up with her gynecologist revealed that she had actually had uterine cancer at the time of her hysterectomy, […]

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Utah’s ‘Cobra’ Tower Crumbles

Utah’s ‘Cobra’ Tower Crumbles

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments

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 […]

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