Perhaps it’s an optical illusion, or the hallucinations of a prairie boy who’s fed up with living in the polar vortex, but is that a palm tree I see before me beside one of the venues in Mother Russia?
Endurance athletes competing in the 130 km ultra marathon in the middle of February have been advised to be prepared for an extremely difficult race and to realize what they’re getting into.
Preparing to run or cycle the Actif Epica 130 km race in mid-February, athletes check the course and prepare themselves for one of the toughest races they will ever compete in.
When all is said and done, it boils down to ‘intangibles’, and that penetrating question in the minds of voters “What have you done for me lately”.
With less than three weeks to go until race day, cyclists and runners get together to test equipment, check the course and swap prep stories on how to conquer this mid-winter ultra marathon.
Is there anyone who might be able to grab hold of this kid and wake him up before it’s too late? The really sad part is we see absolutely no evidence of remorse on his part.
Building on local strengths is the key to cooling medical hot spots, which are areas where just a handful of citizens cost the health care system millions of dollars per year.
Athletes choose how they will complete their respective distances: run, ski or bike but any choice will not grant them reprieve from the punishment they will endure in this Wisconsin race.
Through the hustle and bustle of Christmas, people from near and far take time to see the traditional Cantata, Christmas Is Jesus, and to be reminded of the true meaning of the holidays.
The upcoming 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia are being compared to the summer games in Berlin in 1936, when Adolf Hitler refused to shake the hand of African American sprinter Jesse Owens.