Athlete Ambassador Highlights

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Mount Marathon Magic- By Athlete Ambassadors, Klaire Rhodes and Galen Hecht

The enchanting allure of Mount Marathon is undeniable- a perfect blend of athletic talent and tradition that brings the running community together every year on July 4th in Seward, Alaska.  Our athlete Ambassadors, Klaire Rhodes, Galen Hetch, and Taylor Turney laced up their shoes to take on the challenge, and what an unforgettable experience it […]

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Boston Marathon 2023 Race Prep & Recap -By Athlete Ambassador Samantha Simpson

Summer is here yet many trails are still reminding us of all the snow Anchorage saw this winter. While most Alaskans were out enjoying snow sports, I was training for the 127th Boston Marathon, which took place on April 17. This would be my 2nd Boston, the first was run only a year earlier in 2022, though

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What a typical training week looks like for an Ultra Cyclist

Even elite athletes take breaks from the sport they love the most. In fact, it is absolutely necessary for optimal performance at the highest levels. Then, once the building phase begins, it’s all in the details that we share in this blog! Keep reading to find out what a typical training week looks like for

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Cross Training for Better Performance: By Ultra-Cyclist Miron Golfman

You train, you train, and you train to perform your best at your favorite activity. Yet sooner or later, you start to experience aches and pains. You want to do your best, outlast your opponents, and feel your best while doing it… but how?  Ultra cyclist, Miron Golfman, shares his secret to being able to

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An Athlete’s Guide to Preventing Shin Splints

Our Athlete Ambassadors are go-getters. They know through trial-and-error what they need to perform their best. Kaylee Wilcox, is here to share with you her guide to preventing shin splints.  Speaking as someone who gets shin splints VERY easily, springtime can be a daunting season when it comes to running. The typical skier hands up

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Pizza and Beer May Actually Do You Some Good: The Recipe For Athletic Success

Can pizza and beer help you prevent injury? In a round-about way, YES.  We hear all the time how hard elite athletes work. But what about the time they put into recovery? Just as important, and usually even harder for an athlete to include in a training plan is a 4 letter word… R-E-S-T.  Runners’ Edge

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Reflections from the Iditarod Trail Invitational- The world’s longest-running winter ultra-marathon

ITI RECAP: By Miron Golfman On February 27th I found myself in the Parking lot outside the Knik Bar surrounded by fellow competitors from around the world.  After a year of primarily training solo and racing individual time trials, it was exciting to feel the energy of so many people as they prepared to push

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