October 25, 2021

2021 Hard Fall – Results

The 2021 Hard Fall was GMARA’s first 24-hour race – and what a race it was! Taking place in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom, the course highlighted the beauty, the challenge, and the remoteness of this amazing area. Teams then had a fairly short bike ride to get to TA 5, where they would begin the second […]

October 5, 2021

Test Your Nettle Racer Update #2

Hello Test Your Nettle Racers! Oct 9th is quickly approaching, I hope you are getting as excited as we are! A few notes: Final pre-race briefing: Test your Nettle 3hr race virtual Pre-Race Briefing will be Tuesday Oct 5th at 8:00p. The zoom link will be: (This link has been removed from the website post […]

2021 Hard Fall Racer Update #2

Hello Hard Fall Racers! Final pre-race briefing: The Hard Fall 24hr race virtual Pre-Race Briefing will be Tuesday, Oct 5th, at 8:30PM ET. The zoom link will be: (We removed this link from the website posting to prevent SPAM, if you don’t have the link please email us) The meeting will be recorded if you […]

September 24, 2021

Test Your Nettle Racer Update #1

Regarding race day schedule: Check-in opens at 11AM. We recommend being on the early side – As soon as your team is checked in we’ll give you maps to start planning your adventure. Race start is at 12PM Race course closes at 3:00PM. You can stay out for 30 minutes, or the full time, it’s […]

August 19, 2021

2021 Hard Fall Racer Update #1

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

2021 Bitter Pill – Results

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

2021 Bitter Pill – Race Update #2

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

2021 Bitter Pill – Race Update #1

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

Bitter Pill – Increasing the Number of Teams!

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. […]

Announcing the Hard Fall 24-Hour Adventure Race!

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!