Go Ape: Living Adventurously

Go Ape: Living Adventurously

Today, more so than ever, we’re struggling not only to find ways to spend quality time together but to do so independent of electronics. Countless research studies and articles have warned us of the negative effects of technology. But, it’s simply not realistic to...
Interview: Endurance Athlete Sunny Gilbert

Interview: Endurance Athlete Sunny Gilbert

Sunny Gilbert has been a lot of things over the years: University of Missouri track and field and cross-country star, professional triathlete, podium-topping trail runner and mountain biker. Oh, and don’t forget PhD scientist. Her most recent accolades come from the...
Profile: Shaw Nature Reserve

Profile: Shaw Nature Reserve

For nearly 100 years, Shaw Nature Reserve has provided a naturally beautiful and bountiful getaway in Gray Summit, Missouri. It was established in 1925 as Shaw Arboretum when the Missouri Botanical Garden purchased five farms outside of smoggy St. Louis as a refuge...
Do You Need a Coach?

Do You Need a Coach?

There’s old African proverb that says, “If you want to run fast, run alone.” If only endurance sports were that simple. Sure, you can print out an Internet training plan and chug along, all by your lonesome, but how far (figuratively speaking) can you go on your own?...
Trailnet Marks 30th Anniversary

Trailnet Marks 30th Anniversary

When you think of Trailnet, what comes to mind? For some, it’s the whimsically-named bike rides like Spring Chicken, Potsticker Poker and AppleKnocker Gran Fondo. Others may think of the fun, beer-themed events: Beans, Bikes & Brews, Pint Nights and Bicrobrews....