The GMARA crew explored new terrain this summer! New trails to run, waterfalls to find, ponds to swim and hills to climb… so many hills…
If you hang around GMARA events you’re guaranteed to hear volunteers joking about nettles. Not sure what a nettle is? Time to “brush up” on your knowledge! (ha ha)
Skiing! Snowshoeing! Drifts so deep you need a shovel to find the checkpoints! But then we saw this: Burlington, VT hit 72F today. This smashes the daily and all-time monthly records. — NWS Burlington (@NWSBurlington) February 25, 2017 Ok, so … Continued
Here’s one for the “things new racers may not know” category.
Here’s a quick illustrated tip, brought to you by a few unlucky Bitter Pill teams.
Have you always wanted to dip your toes into winter adventure without submerging your entire boot in a frozen stream? You're not alone! New for 2017, GMARA presents Test Your Nettle, a chance to get your feet wet without fully … Continued
GMARA has a theme for 2016: Doing more with less! This winter, the Frigid Infliction didn’t have enough snow to include a ski leg. For the Bitter Pill, we planned a nice long paddle, but forgot to gather enough water … Continued
If things go as planned, this post will automatically publish when the race starts, and you’ll see: A brief course description! General details about where and how to be a spectator! Here’s our twitter feed. For much of the day, … Continued
This year’s Frigid was co-directed by El Niño. The warmest February on record meant that for the first time in its eleven years, skis weren’t on the mandatory gear list! × Which route would you choose? Cool!
This message was mailed to all racers on Feb 25th – if you didn’t get it, please let us know! One week left until the OGE Frigid Infliction 2016! Here in Vermont it’s around 50 degrees, last night it poured … Continued