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Leadville 100 with Lindsay Herman

Lindsey Herman, originally from New Mexico, moved to Gunnison to attend Western Colorado University and compete as an alpine skier. After a significant ski crash that led to knee surgery in 2017, Herman shifted her focus to trail running. Now she works at her alma mater and is in charge of advancement for the entire

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Bailey Range Traverse

Washington’s Bailey Range Traverse is a 60 mile loop with over 25k feet of vertical gain, offering plenty of opportunities for a “choose-your-own-adventure” excursion. The route tests your skills in both patience and backcountry travel and presents a rugged wilderness experience for those who want to spend a few days truly off the beaten path.

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Embracing a varied racing schedule

Lila Gaudrault is a Maine runner that has shown her talent and abilities across a variety of distances and terrain.  As two-time state title winner in cross country she decided to forgo her senior year of racing cross country to focus on longer distances.  Now in college, she continues to balance training and academics as she focuses on going

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Summer Nordic Training with Kikkan Randall

In the rearview mirror are the crisp winter days with fresh snow blanketing the ground.  Here in Vermont, the temperatures have increased, the snowpack has melted and everything has turned green. The  memories hold strong of gliding on two narrow skis under your feet, poles in hands over the snow, but now is not necessarily

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First Solo Overnight with Devin Cowens

I’ve been wanting to do a solo bike overnight since 2018 when I started bikepacking but fear has kept me from that. This past May, I had the opportunity to bikepack through a remote area of Spain with 50 other women, leapfrogging each other over the 8 days and camping in various spots. During this

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Aliza Lapierre Wins Vermont 100

There’s a common thread here at UnTapped and that’s a desire to get outside and enjoy the outdoors. We’re lucky to have some very speedy colleagues in our midst and Aliza Lapierre isn’t just an UnTapped Maple Fanatic, she’s also one of our longest serving employees. This Vermonter has been at the sport of ultrarunning

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Sam Noel Prepares for Rooted

Sam Noel is a Vermont cyclist that is talented across all terrain.  As a youngster Sam started with cyclocross at Catamount Family Outdoor Center in Williston as he competed in the weekly race series on his mountain bike.  Within a few years he added in road racing and then added mountain bike racing to the mix.  As

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Spring Running

Winter is saying its goodbyes and the transition to spring brings about countless things worth smiling about. Longer daylight hours, warmer temperatures and of course for maple lovers it’s the time when the sap runs.  No matter where you are in your running career, spring can be a great time to lay the groundwork for

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