Category: Faces Behind the Dots

  • Faces Behind the Dots – Fat Pursuit 2023

    Faces Behind the Dots – Fat Pursuit 2023

    Based out of Island Park, Idaho, Jay Petervary’s Fat Pursuit is one of the most highly regarded winter ultras on the calendar. Covering 200 kilometers of “groomed” trails in the Yellowstone area, the event is notorious for lots of snow, difficult conditions, and extremely cold temperatures. One of the more unique aspects of this winter…

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  • Faces Behind the Dots- Arizona Trail Race 2022

    Faces Behind the Dots- Arizona Trail Race 2022

    The Arizona Trail Race (AZTR) starts this Thursday, October 20. This year, seven women are racing the AZT 300 and two women are racing the AZT 800. A truly singletrack route, the AZT 300 is 92.4% dirt and the AZT 800 is 88.7% dirt. The route starts at the border with Mexico and traverses north…

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  • Faces Behind the Dots – Utah Mixed Epic 2022

    Faces Behind the Dots – Utah Mixed Epic 2022

    The Utah Mixed Epic is known for linking together some of the more remote and rugged pieces of road and trail throughout the state of Utah. We’ve got profiles of the four women lining up for the 600+ mile loop around Utah sandstone country. From high-mountain to low-desert riding, get their takes on bike setup,…

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  • Faces Behind the Dots⎼Smoke ‘n’ Fire 2022

    Faces Behind the Dots⎼Smoke ‘n’ Fire 2022

    The Smoke ‘n’ Fire 400 is an undisputed success story of increasing the number of women in a bikepacking race field. Steered by Laura Heiner, the Idaho Women’s Bikepacking group has led to what may be the largest women’s field in a bikepacking event. Get to know some of the faces behind the dots of…

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  • Faces Behind the Dots – Gunny Loopy Loop 2022

    Faces Behind the Dots – Gunny Loopy Loop 2022

    Meet the women of the 2022 Gunny Loopy Loop, Alexis Ault and Cat de Medici Jaffee. Billed as harder mile for mile than the Colorado Trail Race, the Gunny Loopy Loop is a massively challenging route around the Gunnison trails and roads. Alexis and Cat’s paths to the Loopy Loop are well worth a read…

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  • Faces Behind the Dots – Colorado Trail Race 2022

    Faces Behind the Dots – Colorado Trail Race 2022

    Get to know the women of the 2022 Colorado Trail Race. Potentially one of the deepest women’s fields in the history of the race, it’s going to be a good race to Durango. Check out their stories, motivations, and favorite snacks.

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