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Three Peninsula residents take up the challenge of wilderness endurance race in Big Lake

...finished at 1:26 p.m. the following day, five hours behind women's winner Jan Tomsen.Gibson, one of the more elite athletes in the central Peninsula, slogged his way through 50 kilometers of misery to finish fourth among men on foot in a...
Kenai Central's Ostrander to be featured in MileSplit video

...use the story of Kenai Central senior and running standout Allie Ostrander to launch a series of videos chronicling elite athletes. "On The Rise: Allie Ostrander" will be released in two episodes. The first will be released today, while the...
Whether on a mountain or on the ice, Deal doesn't shy from punishment

...race, held every July 4 in Seward.The race is one of the oldest footraces in the country, and it attracts the elite athletes from around the state. Last summer, Bill Spencer's 32-year-old legendary men's course record was finally...
Kenai River Brown Bears return to action

...this summer and beat out a large pool of athletes for a roster spot. "Super athlete, as in Super Man - an elite, elite athlete," David described the rookie. "Very, very lean - no body fat, extremely, extremely agile. You're probably...
Peninsula athletes take 32 ulus

...possible either in the games themselves or in team trials and to provide them a forum of competition for those other than elite athletes with competitive opportunities in the south." The games, which include 19 different sports, are about much more...
Dog days of August arrive at Birch Ridge

...spend a lot of time providing details about a golf tournament. Unfortunately, I have an obligation to all of the elite athletes that play golf at Birch Ridge each week to recap their triumphs and failures so we have to move on. We have to set...
Obstacle races grow in popularity

...multitude of challenges they might face in the field.The current trend in obstacle racing started a few years ago, when elite athletes started looking for new challenges, ones without the joint-jarring pain of long-distance running or the cost...
The Fitness Place opens new CrossFit Box

...the individual's limitations, injury or fitness level. What is awesome about CrossFit is that the needs of the elite athlete and the needs of grandma don't really differ in kind we all need be moving the same way but may differ in degree...
Youth bowlers strike it rich

...those who may not be as good spend quite a bit of time as a spectator. The same thing goes for scholarships, the elite athletes receive a free education, and those with less athletic ability bear the financial burden. Age, sex, athletic ability...
Chasing the dream

...said he enjoys helping the customers there reach their goals, whether the goal is losing a few pounds or becoming an elite athlete. On the other hand, getting a sponsor and spending a few more hours per day training would be beneficial. Knight...


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