The Trek Across Maine is coming up on Father's Day weekend. Your first step: SIGN UP! Then it's time to start training. These Extremely Helpful Tips for Training for the Trek should help.
Starting and ending at the historic Sky Lodge in Moose River, Maine, the Summer Solstice SwimRun is an event for seasoned endurance athletes and SwimRun newbies. You’ll swim in rivers and freshwater lakes and run on paved roads, packed dirt, and grassy runways.
The 1-mile trail begins in the woods before the boardwalk begins, winding its way through the trees until the views open up in the bog and the boardwalk can shoot out straight ahead. It's mostly flat the whole way, making this trek an easy walk/hike for folks who want to take in the Maine outdoors in leisurely fashion.
There are 25 kilometers of ski trails here (3 km are lit for night skiing) ranging from beginner to advanced terrain, with enough incline along the way to make sure you stay warm and enough downhill to keep it fun.
Get your workout in the water during an Aqua Fitness class at St. Joseph's College in Standish. Those water weights are no joke.
'G.O.T. Balls' stands for 'Get On The Balls,' and PNF co-owner and instructor Whitney Sullivan employs medicine and stability balls (hence the 'balls') as well as dumbbells and other implements of fitness to challenge your muscles and whatever balance you can muster.
Between the winter wonderland that is Cathance River Preserve and the option to swing into Flight Deck for a beer, this is a winning snowshoe + brews combination.
Even if you've never been on cross-country skis and you've never shot an air rifle, you can be a biathlete at the Midcoast Conservacy Biathon at Hidden Valley Nature Center and the Nordic Biathlon at Roberts Farm Preserve.
It's a winter trifecta that combines a bit of outdoor activity with plenty of well-deserved post-ski relaxation. And then more relaxation. Toss in a pit stop at the tavern for a beer and a burger and you've got yourself a day worth writing home about.
Learn the art of rollerdance with Dance Skate Club in Portland! It's dancing on roller skates! At its core, it's about moving your body in a unique and fun way, but if you pick up some rad moves you can bust out on the rink, even better.