|Fall Season Starts August 25th
Registration for the Fall Season is now open!
Practices will start on August 25th, and we
will be training for Solem Adventure
Racing's Jailbreak AR on November 22 in
Huntsville, TX. If you know of anyone looking
to learn more
about adventure racing or our training
programs, please invite them to attend one of our
pre-season informational events:
HFAR Fall Season Informational
Thursday, August 7th at 7pm
REI - Galleria (7538 Westheimer Rd)
Adventure Racing 101
Wednesday, August 13th at 7pm
Trotter Family YMCA (1331 Augusta Dr)
|USA EAT FIT Nutritional Corner
Start Your Engines: The ABC's of Sports
Copyright: Nancy Clark, MS, RD
Eating a performance-enhancing diet isn't
easy, and for many athletes and active
people, nutrition is their missing link. If
that's your case, here are a few ABC's to get
you started on the path to winning with good
|Too Cool Racing's No Sweat AR - HOT HOT HOT!!!
Art Cook & Robyn Cantor, Too Cool Racing
Calling all Too Coolers! Bring your game and
get ready to rumble, run,
paddle, splash, swim, trek, bike and climb your
way through 12 or 24 hours of
pure Texas adventure racing!
Too Cool brings
their traditionally grueling,
hot, highly competitive No Sweat AR back to
Parrie Haynes Ranch August
23-24th. As usual Too Cool provides plenty
of hospitality, including air
conditioned bunks, pre race dinner, post race
leaderboard on Checkpoint Tracker (yes, No
Sweat 24 hr AR is part of that
National Series!), cool shwagg and awesome
Too Coolers once again can sponsor the
Capital Area Food Bank by bringing in 5 cans
of food and getting the infamous
'Skip Point'...a chance to
strategically skip one point on the course!
Race directors Art Cook and
Robyn Cantor bring over 20 years experience
to the adventure racing world.
Art Cook says "Hydrating for racing in this
kind of heat is critical. Also,
how the teams pace themselves often
determines who will be at the finish
line. A team that starts out too fast will
quickly find themselves
suffering under the strains of racing in such
conditions. Perseverance is
|Gear Spotlight: Chainlove
If you love a good deal and haven't yet
stumbled across Chainlove.com, you've got
to check this site out! Chainlove is the
bikeaholic's version of one-deal-at-a-time
sites like Woot.com. They focus on high-end bike
gear and feature selective deals for at least
50% off retail prices. As soon as one deal
sells out, they put
another one up, so check in frequently.
Werewolves (Ash E., Jason M., Tom L., Paul
M.) - 24th
Terra Firma Sprint AR #4 - Houston
Outcast (Chad G., Angela P.) - 2nd
Go Outside (Tracy J., Troy F.) -
Mmm Team (Becky M., Tim M.) - 7th
Random Chaos (Steve M., Vanessa M.) - 8th
Slice N Dice (Bobby K., Cynthia B.) - 9th
Houston Fit AR Strangers (Dan G., Lisa C.) -
Big Sky (Neil D., Carrie P.) - 15th
The Undertakers (Jenny G., David F.) -
HoustonFitAR.com (Chad H., Ben S.) - 3rd
Last Virgins in Houston (Ash E., Tara K.) -
Female and Overall
ER Phobic (Helena F., Lisa W.) - 2nd
Some Like I Hot (Patricia B., Andrea S.) - 6th
MANA (Natalia A., MiAlicia A.) - 10th
SOS (Lan P., Eddy D.) - 7th Coed
Terra Firma Sprint AR #5 - Glen Rose
Out of Excuses (Alan H., Andrea S.) - 5th
Rock - Paper - Scissors (Scott S., Stacie G.)
Don't pop the bubble! (Steve M., Scottie T.)
Blue Steel (Vanessa R., Robert S.) - 15th
Mmm Team (Becky M., Tim M.) - 25th
HFAR-DTMV (Lindsey S., Keith H.) - 6th
Team Deckux (Neil D., Chris D.) - 24th
Some Like It Hot (Patricia B., Andrea S.) -
Double Shot (Lisa C., Ralinda W.) - 11th
(clockwise from top left):
Team Last Virgins in Houston (Ash E. and Tara
K.) make AR history by being the first female
team to ever take first overall in a Terra
Firma Sprint Series race. |
Patricia B. at the Summer Season Mock Race in
| Team Blue Steel (Vanessa R. and Robert S.)
at Terra Firma's Glen Rose Sprint. | Team
Rock - Paper - Scissors (Scott S. and Stacie
G.) take 9th place coed at
Terra Firma's Glen Rose Sprint.
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in our next issue.
- 8/7 - HFAR Fall Season Informational,
7pm, REI Galleria
- 8/13 - Adventure Racing 101
Informational, 7pm, Trotter
Family YMCA (1331 Augusta Dr)
- 8/25 - HFAR Fall Season Starts
RACES AND EVENTS
- 8/2 - Aqua Terra Sprint
- 8/2 - REI Bike Maintenance 101
- 8/16 - Bayou City Outdoors Farmers Market
- 8/23 - Too Cool No Sweat 12/24 Hr
- 8/23 - Surf N Turf Sprint AR
- 8/29-31 - Camp Eagle Classic Mountain
- 8/30 - Colorado River 100
- 8/30-31 - 24 Hours of Triathlon
- 8/2 - Coach Carsten W.
- 8/5 - Olivia R.
- 8/5 - Stacie G.
- 8/14 - Patricia B.
- 8/16 - Andrea D.
- 8/16 - Susan G.
- 8/25 - Andrea S.
- 8/26 - Ben S.
- 8/27 - Natalia A.