The weather leading up to race day was sunshine! A small cloud early in the week’s forecast for Saturday grew larger and larger and ultimately made for a very wet 9th annual Suburban RUSH. We were discouraged at first, but soon after we thought, maybe the racers like it this way? Are the racers adventurous [...]
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012 – NEW WESTMINSTER, BC. The Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) series wraps up in the Comox Lake area on Saturday, September 22nd. Over 250 racers are already signed up with at least 25 percent coming from the Comox Valley.
Race Director, Bryan Tasaka, calls the Comox Lake area an adventure racers [...]
Red Bull Divide and Conquer, a multi discipline endurance race on Vancouver’s breathtaking North Shore, will test the competitors’ mettle on the mountains, rivers, and shores of Canada’s unparalleled West Coast on June 16, 2012. Teams of three participants will be challenged by a course that will include mountain running, mountain biking, and whitewater kayaking. Starting in the [...]
The annual Vancouver Bike Show and Outdoor Adventure Show takes place this weekend at the Vancouver Convention Centre, Saturday and Sunday March 3 and 4, 2012.
Both events are sure to attract large crowds on a weekend that is expected to be very wet.
The Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show will include over 250 exhibitors featuring everything for [...]
Due to permitting challenges and post-race venue availability, the Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) has changed the date of the Burnaby race from May 26, 2012 to June 2, 2012.
MOMAR Race Director, Bryan Tasaka, hopes this date change will work for those already intending to race, while enticing the fence-sitters with the greater [...]
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New Westminster, BC – September 26, 2011. The Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) celebrated the end of their twelfth season this past Saturday, September 24th in Cumberland, BC with perfect racing weather and more than few racers going off course.
“Many racers got lost between checkpoints 3 and 4 by [...]
The Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Racing (MOMAR) series is set to end its 12th season in Cumberland, BC, on September 24, 2011.
There will be over 300 racers on the start line, with a large number coming from the Comox Valley. Race Director, Bryan Tasaka, loves the strengthening regional representation. ‘’I’m so impressed with enthusiasm [...]
Burnaby, BC – May 30, 2011. The Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) launched its 12th season this past Saturday, May 28th, with its inaugural race on Burnaby Mountain.
The race began and ended at Burnaby’s Barnet Marine Park. “It was a perfect place to both start and end the race,” says Race Director, Bryan [...]
Burnaby, BC – May 19, 2011. The Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) kicks off its 12th season on May 28th with its first inaugural race on Burnaby Mountain.
Over 200 racers are expected, coming from Washington State, Idaho, Oregon, Alberta, and all over BC. With a great line-up of defending champs plus some talented [...]
TORONTO, ON Tuesday May 3, 2011 – The World’s Largest Adventure Series, born and raised in Canada, “The Mitsubishi City Chase” proudly announces that GoodLife Fitness has signed on as the presenting sponsor for its eighth Canadian season. Chief among the shared goals between City Chase and its newest sponsor is the commitment to “living [...]
The following report courtesy of Suburban Rush race organizers -
Race day has come and gone with so many fun stories to tell. A great team effort by all volunteers, sponsors and racers made the 7th instalment of Suburban RUSH an amazing success. The weather forecast stayed true and no rain fell, on the chilly April [...]
(The start of the 2010 Suburban Rush Adventure Race)
We love good articles and recently came across this one in Whistler’s Pique Magazine, the first part of which is included below -
Written by Dee Raffo -
Flashback: I am seriously pondering registering for my first adventure race; my finger is hovering over the “Sign Up” button and [...]
From the Tri-City News – Suburban RUSH adventure race set for Saturday, April 30 is expecting to again be a big hit with competitors and fans alike for its seventh consecutive year.
The 30 km off-road adventure race has recreational athletes competing solo or in teams of two in mountain biking, trekking and mystery challenges in [...]
NOVEMBER 16, 2010 – NEW WESTMINSTER, BC — The Mind Over Mountain Event Company is excited to announce a new partnership with Tourism Burnaby that will bring the 32nd edition of the Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) to Burnaby, BC, Canada in 2011.
The Burnaby MOMAR, scheduled for Saturday, May 28th, 2011, is an [...]
New Westminster, BC – October 12, 2010. The Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Racing Series (MOMAR) is proud to announce a $3,500.00 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of BC/Yukon, collected during the 2010 race season. Make-A-Wish has been the MOMAR’s official charity since 2007, and this contribution brings the cumulative donation total to $17,000.00.
“At Make-A-Wish, [...]
New Westminster, BC – September 27, 2010. The Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) celebrated the end of their eleventh season this past Saturday, September 25th in Cumberland, with Vancouver Island racers topping the podium.
Todd Nowack of Victoria came in first overall for the 50 km Enduro Course, with a time of 4:21:16. This [...]
Unfortunately due to low registration numbers this year’s edition of the Delta Watershed Adventure Race has been canceled. The event was scheduled for September 25th.
For more information on the Delta Watershed Adventure Race please visit www.watershedadventure.ca.
New Westminster, BC – August 17, 2010. Planning is well underway for the return of the Atmosphere Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race (MOMAR) to Cumberland, BC, scheduled for September 25, 2010. With over a month to go before the race, local representation is strong and growing.
“MOMAR Cumberland is always a great race, and it’s so [...]
The final results for the Squamish Mind Over Mountain Adventure Race are now posted here.
Three race reports have been posted thus far:
Gary Robbins – The Monday before the race was exactly seventeen days since I’d realized that I neededg some serious down time…
Sarah Seads – I just arrived home from another fantastic MOMAR race experience [...]
The schedule for next year’s Mind Over Mountain Adventure Races has just been released. A total of two races will be held, one in Squamish on May 22, and the other in Cumberland on September 25.
Each race offers two course options, a shorter 30k sport distance, and a longer 50 kilometer enduro option. The enduro [...]