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Updated 08/03/21 5:10pm
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Trail Running Training Platform Vert.Run Debuts Mobile App

Vert.run’s mission is to make trail running more accessible to anyone who wants to discover this world or understand what the sport is all about. The opportunity just got a bit bigger with the introduction of Vert’s first mobile app, which is available both on…

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Pit Viper Launches Mountain Bike Apparel Line

Pit Viper Sunglasses is debuting a performance mountain bike apparel line called High Speed Off Road. With a focus on trails, the line includes men’s and women’s shorts, downhill pants, short and long-sleeved tees, tanks, socks, hats and lycra kits. The mountain bike line is…

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Suunto Debuts the 9 Peak — Its Toughest Long-Lasting GPS Watch Ever

We all crave battery life and durability in our GPS watches — probably no one more so than ultrarunners or cyclists, who put on a lot of difficult miles far away from charging opportunities. So when a company like Suunto releases a long-lasting GPS sport…

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Excursion Giveaway Celebrates Arkansas’ Backcountry Aviation

At 14,000 feet, the natural world looks enticingly different. Forest trees that once created a canopy above now mark the ground below, every twist of a fast-moving waterway is seen carving across the landscape and peaceful rolling hills give way to inviting mountain topography. Arkansas…

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American Landscape Project Illustrates Nation’s Most Iconic Parks

James Niehues became famous for his evocative hand-drawn depictions of more than 200 ski resorts across the globe, and he’s embracing a new effort to depict some of the United States’ most revered national parks and amazing landscapes. His American Landscape Project is highlighting 50…

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Study: Pink Drinks Can Help You Run Faster & Farther

From the drop of your shoes to the length of your stride to the wicking performance of clothing you wear, we’re guessing that you probably didn’t spend much time factoring in the color of your drink into your strategy to make you a better runner.…

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National Park Week 2021 Taking Place from April 17-25

The Department of the Interior has announced the dates for National Park Week 2021 — the annual celebration of America’s national parks will run from April 17 to 25. And the first day of that stretch will be free admission! National Park Week (technically a…

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Sea to Summit’s Design Innovates Technical Backcountry Tent Market

Adventure brand Sea to Summit is making a sizable splash with its entry into the technical backcountry tent market — the Alto and the Telos, two lightweight models that are landing in spring 2021. The company is calling it “genre-shifting,” and after seeing the demonstrations…

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LIVSN’s EcoTrek Trail Pant Launches on Kickstarter

LIVSN Designs, a young and innovative outdoor apparel brand, is using Kickstarter to launch its new EcoTrek Trail pants — comfortable, high-performance pants tailored to look good in the city and withstand the harshest outdoor conditions. The proprietary fabric used in the EcoTrek pants, Blue Ocean…

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Study: Wearable Activity Trackers Boost Physical Activity Levels

The effects tend to be small to moderate, but it may be worth prescribing to those who are motivated Smartphone fitness apps and wearable activity trackers do help boost physical activity levels, finds a review and pooled data analysis of the available evidence, published online…

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