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Josh Ferenc is Running Wild

Josh Ferenc is a science teacher, coach and competitive runner from the tiny town of Athens in southern Vermont. His versatility across a variety of distances and terrain is impressive. Through the years Josh learned the importance finding a fuel that worked for his body no matter what terrain and c
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Maple to the Rescue! Part 1: Richmond Rescue

Under Vermont EMS protocol, Maple Syrup is approved to treat diabetic emergencies. Many of Vermont’s rescue squads have seen the ease of treatment that an UnTapped packet offers and keep them on the trucks for when the moment arises.We recently had the chance to sit down with a local organization wh
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5 Questions for 5 Days of Long Trail FKT

In June, we caught up with Vermont ultra-runner and UnTapped athlete, Aliza Lapierre. At that time, she mentioned a potential attempt at the FKT on the Long Trail -- a 272 mile trail that snakes the length of Vermont from Canada to Massachusetts straight through the Gre
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Summer Training as a Nordic Ski Racer

Kris Freeman is a retired World Cup skier still competing nationally at nordic ski events. A four-time Olympian, U-23 World Champion and 17-time National Champion, he's twice raced the American Birkebeiner and has suggestions on making the most of summer training to stem Birkie fever...So you're hop
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Trying to go Back-to-Back at Dirty Kanza

UnTapped co-founder Ted King stepped away from World Tour racing, but continues to fuel the engine room as the world of gravel is burgeoning. Awarded the King of Kanza in 2018, Ted set out to Emporia, KS for the 14th running of Dirty Kanza, the grand daddy of all gravel racing, in hopes of taki
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Atypical Marathon Preparation with Aliza Lapierre

Aliza Lapierre is an ultrarunner from right here in Vermont. She recently ran the Vermont City Marathon -- where she took the title of fastest female Vermonter -- all the more impressive since she had a five-hour training run the day prior! Aliza has big fish to fry later this season, so we checke
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