August 19, 2021
Hard Fall racer update #1: Lots of news to share, so we’ll get straight to the good stuff: Check-in/finish location: The St. Johnsbury School – 257 Western Ave, St Johnsbury, VT 05819 Schedule updates: Check-in will now take place race morning, starting at 7AM. Race instructions and maps (or at least some of the maps) […]
August 17, 2021
The 2021 Bitter Pill featured a record number of teams, discipline changes, and comments about swamps and marshes. All of which were completely positive! People love swamps. And marshes. This was our first course in Craftsbury since 2012, so we were excited to explore some new terrain and showcase what the Craftsbury Outdoor Center has […]
August 2, 2021
Racers – you should have received this in your inbox. Wow, there’s a lot coming together for this race! This will not be a short update, but hopefully there’s lots of good insight here for you as we get closer to race day. Canoe Waiver – Do This Right Now! 🙂 We’re doing everything we […]
June 25, 2021
Wow! The Bitter Pill is packed with a very full contingent of seventy teams, and sizable waiting lists for both divisions. It is really exciting to see such interest in adventure racing right now. Racer Information If you haven’t updated your personal information yet, please do so ASAP. Supply chains are still in rough shape […]
May 4, 2021
There has been an outpouring of interest in this year’s Bitter Pill Adventure Race. We rapidly hit the cap for our two-person division and are only a few teams shy of filling our three-person division. That’s great news, except to those of you that didn’t get in soon enough and are on the waiting list. […]
We are excited to announce the inaugural Hard Fall Adventure Race will take place on October 9-10th, in the Northeast Kingdom, Vermont. We’re excited to take you to a new area and have you navigating, paddling, biking, and trekking through the day and night. Registration will open next week. Come check out the full details!
March 17, 2021
GMARA was proud to partner with the Hinesburg Town Forest Committee for the first time, and to bring you the third edition of our bite-sized adventures!
February 21, 2021
GMARA was proud to host our second bite-sized adventure, returning to the Catamount Community Forest for a winter version of last summer’s event.
February 6, 2021
All the points are hung at Catamount and maps have been sent out to all the teams. It is absolutely beautiful out there; you won’t go wrong with some time in the woods. It’s not too late to register; you can sign up and participate at any point up until February 14th. Have fun!
January 25, 2021
We are excited to open registration for the 2021 Bitter Pill, based out of the Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Craftsbury, Vermont, on August 14th. Expect a classic GMARA adventure, with varied biking terrain, off-trail trekking, and scenic Vermont paddling. A few surprises are in the mix as well! We’ll be following a strict set of […]