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2014-01-31 23:02:33

2014 Arrowhead 135 Had Most Frostbite Cases in Race History (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 In the second coldest race on the Arrowhead 135 trail in race history—46 degrees Fahrenheit below zero, including wind chill—even seasoned competitors like Epic Bill Bradley had terrible surprises. Launched in 2005, the Arrowhead 135 draws extreme bikers, skiers, and walkers/runners moving sleds loaded with supplies. Competing in his fourth consecutive Arrowhead, Bradley noted, "This was...

2009-06-09 09:37:00

PAGOSA SPRINGS, Colo., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 13, 2009, founder of GECKO and ultra runner, Morgan Murri, will run the Badwater Ultramarathon across Death Valley to raise awareness and funds for his non-profit organization, GECKO, whose outdoor scholarships are intended to get kids "unplugged, off the couch and outside." As one of just 89 participants invited, Murri will take on Badwater and test his physical limits for a greater good. GECKO, Giving Every Child Knowledge of the...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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