5 Peaks Adventure Running

I am in no way a runner.  My version of running is chasing after Felix and Max, but I’ve always admired those who run and do it with such grace that they look like gazelles moving effortlessly.  For me, after 15 minutes pounding the pavement, my knees are waving the white flag and even my brain feels jostled.  However, the one thing I have learned is that there is much more to running than I thought.  Besides the various techniques, footwear and apparel that go with running, there is also a vast difference in terrain.  Enter trail running. Continue reading

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Geocaching: The Modern Day Treasure Hunt

Have you ever wanted to be a pirate?  Or maybe a secret detective?  If the thought of going on a treasure hunt is exciting to you or your kids, then geocaching is the perfect adventure waiting for you to discover.  It is a great way to get to know some pretty cool places in your own backyard or discover places you didn’t know even existed.   Sound fun?  You bet!  To play, you do have to follow some basic rules and have either a handheld GPS device or a smartphone, but we will get to that. Continue reading