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Cyber Monday book sale

For Monday, December 1 only, Kindle versions of “8,000 Miles Across Alaska,” “Be Brave, Be Strong” and “Arctic Glass” are only 99 cents at Amazon. Download today for holiday adventure reading on your Kindle, iPad, or phone, or transfer to a friend as a gift.…

Win a free entry to Spartan Race

For those looking for a playful, character-building, and decidedly tough challenge, Spartan Race is offering one free entry for a reader who’d like to test their mettle against a military-inspired obstacle course. The obstacle race series includes the Spartan Sprint (3 miles of obstacle racing), the Super Spartan…

World’s Toughest

Earlier this week, Outside Magazine published yet another list of “The Toughest Races in the World.” These lists have been circulating far and wide in outdoor and adventure-focused media recently, with Competitor Magazine, Adventure Journal, Men’s Fitness, The Telegraph, Red Bull, The Huffington Post, Men’s Health, CNN,…

8,000 Miles Across Alaska

For armchair adventurers and readers who enjoy tales of perseverance and the Alaska wilderness, “8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner’s Journeys on the Iditarod Trail,” is now available for purchase. Here’s an excerpt from Chapter 11, “The Blow.” The wind persisted as Tim traveled through…

Book update

I know it’s been quiet here at Half Past Done. A shift in priorities as well as an overabundance of fun adventures this year prompted me to put this site on the back burner for the time being. However, I wanted to post an announcement…

Dirt Search: Help fund mountain bike trails

When it comes to mountain bike destinations in North America, many think of Moab, Fruita, Sedona, and other desert meccas. But head north, far north, and there’s a hidden gem in the big, wild mountains of Canada’s Yukon Territory. Carcross, Yukon, is home to dozens…

Iditasport returns to Alaska

In a throwback to the early days of winter endurance cycling, the Iditasport returned to Alaska this past weekend in a successful comeback. And while fat bikes are now mainstream and cyclists no longer need to weld rims together to gain a floating edge over…