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Create Your Own Minimalist Running Sandals

Create Your Own Minimalist Running Sandals

The Folk School is offering a cool class about making your own minimalist running sandals, in the spirit of the book Born to Run. The Minimalist Running Sandals class is for you if you are interested in (or already incorporate) minimalist or barefoot style into your...

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Updated: Leap Day Laps debuts Saturday, Feb. 29th

Given the low temperature expected for Saturday morning, the distances involved will be cut in half. Total team distance will be 13.1 miles with each team member covering 3.28 miles. When you turn the clock back every year at the end of daylight savings time, we take...

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Fahrenheit Be Darned #21: 2/19/2020

Fahrenheit Be Darned #21: 2/19/2020

Up, down, warm, cold. We're getting a good variety of weather these days. After -20 last week, we should be around +20 this week. If you didn't make it last week because it was too cold, you have no excuse now. We hope you grab your winter running gear and come join...

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Fahrenheit Be Darned #20: 2/12/2020

Fahrenheit Be Darned #20: 2/12/2020

Well that didn't take long. We got in a few days of mild temperatures, but now they're heading back down again. The forecast says we can look for about -20 degrees for FBD this week. George has us hitting the stairs around campus to get our heart rate elevated. He...

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Fahrenheit Be Darned #19: 2/5/2020

Fahrenheit Be Darned #19: 2/5/2020

We finally made it through a long cold January and it looks like our first run in February is going to be on the plus side of zero for Fahrenheit Be Darned #19. Not only that, it's supposed to get into the low teens. So shed a layer or two and come join us this...

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Fahrenheit Be Darned #18: 1/29/2020

Fahrenheit Be Darned #18: 1/29/2020

It's looking like it will be a bit chilly again for FBD this week, but that hasn't stopped us before and it won't stop us now. We're going to try a route that is comprised of 3 mini routes. That way you can call it quits whenever you need to or stop in at the Patty...

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Fahrenheit Be Darned #17: 1/22/2020

Fahrenheit Be Darned #17: 1/22/2020

The January cold continues and the FBD runs continue as well. The temperature shouldn't be too bad this week, but it looks like it will be getting colder again by the end of the week. So this Wednesday sounds like the perfect time to get in another run. I'm not sure...

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Fahrenheit Be Darned #16: 1/15/2020

Fahrenheit Be Darned #16: 1/15/2020

Congratulations to all those hardy "soles" who didn't let a little cold weather keep them from running last week. Looks like we'll catch a bit of the current warmer weather this Wednesday before it gets cold again. We're expecting around -10 degrees, which is quite a...

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Fahrenheit Be Darned #15: 1/8/2020

Fahrenheit Be Darned #15: 1/8/2020

After our holiday road trips, FBD is back to our usual Wednesday scene at UAF Patty Center. I'm sure you don't need us to tell you this, but it's cold out there! The forecast for Wednesday is for temperatures between -30 and -40 so dress accordingly. Bring multiple...

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2020 RCN Calendar Is Out!

A cold dark December day is the perfect time to start thinking about the races you will run in the summer when the sun is high and the days and nights are warm. The 2020 RCN calendar is now online so you can plan your year around all your favorite runs and a few new...

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