Friday Five: 5 Awesome Outdoor Adventures

Sometimes, an ordinary race just doesn’t cut it. People want more adventure, more crazy things that they can do to test the boundaries of human endurance. Well, more power to them. In light of this recent article about the insanely difficult Barkley Marathons, we got to thinking about what other outdoor adventures would be awesome … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 April Events to Get You Active Again

Spring has arrived, the sun is out, which means it’s time to get outside! Get started on race training, begin your spring/summer race schedule, or just go for a walk in a park. To help you prepare, we offer our monthly look at upcoming events in the Michigan area. We went with unique and popular, … Continue reading

Most Fit Universities: 2013 NCAA Bracket Edition

It’s mid-March, and the NCAA Basketball Championship has begun. Filling out multiple brackets (just to see them all crash to the ground) gets me in the bracket mood for just about anything. So, in lieu of our normal Friday Five, we’re going to give you something different.┬áMen’s Fitness recently ran a ranking of the 25 … Continue reading

Friday Five: 5 Best Holidays to Hold a Race

By: Scott McMahon Normally, for these Friday Five entries, we list five things about a discipline, or month, etc. This time, we’re going to do some rankings. With St. Paddy’s Day on March 17, we thought it would be fun to rank the top 5 holidays to use as a race theme. Our criteria were … Continue reading

Race Recap: Shamrocks & Shenanigans

By: Scott McMahon March is my favorite month of the year. The sun starts to shine again after months behind the clouds, the temperatures start to climb (usually), and non-winter sports begin to move outdoors again. For me, this means that I can finally run outside without gloves and a hat, with sunlight that doesn’t … Continue reading