Red Fox Adventure Race to be held June 11-14, 2015 in Russia.
Polartec will sponsor the
first-ever all female team, the first American team in five years,
outfitted in Red Fox apparel made of Polartec fabrics, comprised of Jimi
Alida, Shawnie Mulligan, Kathleen Wickam, and Amy Caldwell.
race will be held in the scenic Karelian region of Russia, on the
shores of Onega Lake, consisting of three loops requiring racers to run,
bike, hike, kayak, rock climb, swim, wade through mud, woods, brush and
water. Depending on how teams choose to complete the course, they will
mountain bike 190 km, paddle 100 km, trek 55 km, and do 100m of
The race will have a short course, which must be completed
within 48 hours, and a long course, which must be completed within 72
hours, requiring willpower, stamina, and technical proficiency in each
of the core disciplines.
- Jimi Alida-Klopson, America’s team leader, is the manager of
the first Red Fox store in America, in Lyons, Colorado, and a mother of
- Kathleen Wickem is a former professional mountain
biker, and a current competitive Nordic skier and trail runner from
- Shawnie Mulligan is an endurance runner, mountain biker, and all around adventure seeker from Vail, Colorado
- Amy Caldwell is a former professional triathlete and All-American cross country skier from Putney, Vermont
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