My winter training programs worked. When the spring hit I felt pretty strong on a bike, even stronger than expected, and my cardiovascular fitness was good. So it was time to try some racing and I entered the Beachburg Spring Chicken.
My brother Kevin could be a surprising choice to some of my close family and friends as my My Trans Rockies Classis (TRC) riding partner. It’s hard to sum up the complexities of a sibling relationship with one short post. It’s not because of our solid history of companionship that I want Kevin as my TRC partner. Nor is it because we have a great history of teamwork.
With adventure racing there are a few more variables to consider than your standard road race. We learned a lot through this experience, mostly how to improve for the next race. So for anyone considering making the leap into adventure racing, here are 6 rules to nail your first and following adventure races.