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By WAm on May 21, 2013
Dirt Work is highly recommended for readers who love the outdoors, and especially those who have hiked in a national park or forest, and benefited from the hard work of trail crews.
By Camrin on May 1, 2013
Do more of what makes you AWESOME.
By WAm on April 30, 2013
Disclaimer: This gallery might inspire a girls’ getaway! So go ahead and plan your own. Try centering it around Utah’s Mighty 5, the state’s five national parks—Arches, Bryce Canyon, Capitol Reef, Canyonlands, and Zion. The state is offering a variety of packages, photo tours, and excursions in the parks.
By Jennifer Olson on March 4, 2013
Highlights of the Spring 2013 issue: Forage for Food. Train Like a Pro. Cast Your Line. Dive a Shipwreck. Retreat in Texas Hill Country. Try Canyoneering, SUP Racing, Fly Fishing, Road Biking, and Poi!
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By Jennifer Olson on February 26, 2013
Our nonprofit partner, the HERA Women’s Cancer Foundation, teamed up with La Sportiva to bring you the new HERA Helios women’s mountain running shoe. Ten dollars from the sale of every pair of HERA Helios helps stop the loss of women to ovarian cancer.
By Jennifer Olson on December 13, 2012
Runner Diane Van Deren is an extraordinary woman with seemingly unlimited physical strength despite a limiting mental disability.
By Camrin on October 17, 2012
Life is a beautiful ride.
By WAm on October 12, 2012
Linsey Corbin wants to transcend the boundaries of triathlon and represent the importance of a sound mind, body, and diet in achieving dreams. Let’s all watch at the crux of her efforts and track her during the Ironman World Championship 2012 in Kona, Hawaii.
By Camrin on October 10, 2012
“Autumn, the year’s last loveliest smile.”—William Cullen Bryant
By Camrin on October 3, 2012
“Don’t be scared to walk alone. Don’t be scared to like it.” — John Mayer
By Camrin on September 19, 2012
“Not all who wander are lost.” — J.R.R. Tolkien
By Jennifer Olson on September 11, 2012
You never know what race gear will be most useful until you begin—unless, of course, you have a list like this one.
By Camrin on September 5, 2012
“Inside all of us is HOPE. Inside all of us is FEAR. Inside all of us is ADVENTURE. Inside all of us is A WILD THING.” —Maurice Sendak
By Our Readers on August 17, 2012
As I headed into the water this morning, the only thing I could think of is wondering what the hell I was doing there.
By Camrin on August 15, 2012
“Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you.” –Walt Witman
By Jennifer Olson on August 9, 2012
Women’s Adventure takes on the 2012 GORE-Tex TransRockies Run. Cheer us on! We’ll need it.
By WAm on July 18, 2012
We women—thanks to our handily stored natural fuel reserves—come perfectly suited for ultra-running.
By Camrin on July 18, 2012
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before. —Albert Einstein
By Camrin on July 11, 2012
How glorious a greeting the sun gives the mountains! —John Muir
By Jennifer Olson on June 29, 2012
The little things are the sweetest. Like the moment when you reach the top of the hill before the guys do, sipping sparkling wine on the porch after a run, like crashing a guys weekend with a girl friend, like the smell of rain after a wildfire scare, like Friday afternoon.
By Camrin on June 27, 2012
This mirror inside me shows…I can’t say what, but I can’t not know.
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By Camrin on June 6, 2012
What I want most out of life is to learn and to be free. —Steph Davis
By Jill on May 29, 2012
Inspired by American distance runner Jenny Simpson’s incredible talent, this mini-documentary reveals what drives her and motivates her to train and race when times get tough to become the best of the best.
By WAm on May 11, 2012
Though we lived 400 miles apart, training for my first half marathon with my mother was a great bonding experience. We’ve talk regularly, but I found myself talking more about the small moments of accomplishment I felt while training.
By Jennifer Olson on May 9, 2012
Ultrarunner Diane Van Deren is attempting a record on North Carolina’s 1,000-mile Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST) starting this Thursday.
By Jill on May 2, 2012
Outdoor Foundation, a company who aspires to be a driving force behind a massive increase in active outdoor recreation in America, has concluded that participation in outdoor recreation has reached the highest level in five years.
By Jennifer Olson on April 13, 2012
This week, on a popular hiking route, I came upon a tampon deliberately left in the middle of the trail. Really, ladies? Please, weigh in.
By Our Readers on April 11, 2012
This has been my year to get knocked to my knees. And knocked again and then again. I cannot say I have had a year with as many challenges as this one.
By Our Readers on April 9, 2012
Women’s Adventure reader Sheena Jibson rediscovers a love she forgot a decade ago.
By Jennifer Olson on March 30, 2012
If you’re fired up about ultra running, fabulous! Be careful you don’t burn out though. Read on for advice from top female ultra runners on maintaining a sustainable running practice.
By Jennifer Olson on March 29, 2012
If you’re trying your first ultra marathon, avoid these common rookie mistakes.
By Jennifer Olson on March 22, 2012
Sometimes we wonder if ultra endurance athletes are a little wacky. But maybe they know something we don’t. Women’s Adventure got to the bottom of it and asked these women, “Why?”
By Our Readers on March 15, 2012
In early 2011, rather than have a predicted multi-level spinal fusion, Amy Brown became the swimmer on a haphazard Half Ironman relay team.
By WAm on March 8, 2012
Trail running, yoga classes, gourmet food, and natural hot springs—it’s the recipe for the Run Wild Trail Running and Wellness Retreat, August 16-19, in Carbondale, Colorado.
By WAm on February 26, 2012
Helen Cospolich, mom, full-time worker, endurance runner.
By Laura on November 23, 2011
It’s not too late to sign up for your local Turkey Trot or Gobble Wobble. These races are a healthy, great way to kick-off Thanksgiving for you, a furry friend, and the whole family. Signing up is easy. I will be jogging my way through a Turkey Trot along with some family and friends.
By Jennifer Olson on November 3, 2011
This is our first adventure race, and we are doing it together, for fun, and with no competitive intentions. We’re the only all-female team in the two-person open division. Our goals: Have fun and don’t finish DFL (dead effing last). But she is smoking me, and we are actually doing pretty well.
By Jennifer Olson on October 6, 2011
Why am I so hesitant to weed out my water bottle collection? Because each bottle is connected with a memory or meaningful event. Sure, the memory won’t disappear with the bottle, but the bottle is a concrete reminder of the event. Read on for examples.
By WAm on September 28, 2011
When I arrive for the Women’s Empowerment Workshop, I wonder why it seemed so difficult to get away and why I had second thoughts about leaving. Hmm, work, or go to the mountains for a women’s retreat designed to rejuvenate and nourish mind, body, and spirit? The answer suddenly couldn’t be simpler.
By Becca on September 6, 2011
Polar Bottle has added several new limited edition bottles to its online store.