August 11, 2019

August 6, 2019

Bitter Pill Team Update #3

We’re just a few short days away! We’ve closed registration (congrats to one team squeaking in under the wire) and are putting the finishing touches on everything. A few notes to pay attention to: – Registration closes at 9pm Friday evening. Normally we can extend this a bit but we’ll be more limited this time. […]

July 31, 2019

Bitter Pill Team Update #2

We have less than two weeks to go and things are coming together nicely. The map is finalized, checkpoints are nailed down, shirts are ordered, permits & insurance are in hand, boats are orchestrated, and volunteers are being mobilized. We’ve enjoyed seeing teams continue to register. We are closing registration on Friday, so tell your […]

July 1, 2019

Registered For This Year’s Bitter Pill? If Not, Read This!

The course is nicely coming together for this summer’s Bitter Pill. Teams will be in some woods rarely traveled (and certainly never in an adventure race) and on all sorts of different mountain biking, a portion of which we’d wager a small sum has never seen a bike before. Rates go up on July 21st […]

Bitter Pill Team Update #1

Teams, The course is nicely coming together for this summer’s Bitter Pill. Teams will be in some woods rarely traveled (and certainly never in an adventure race) and on all sorts of different mountain biking, a portion of which we’d wager has never seen a bike before. Be prepped for a small-ish portion of navigating […]

A Brief Summer Test Your Nettle Update

The race course for the Bitter Pill is coming together nicely; we’ll have folks in woods that are rarely visited and certainly never part of an adventure race. Yes! The course design, unfortunately, doesn’t make it easy to facilitate a Test Your Nettle event this summer. If you’re super interested, we can do an unofficial […]

May 2, 2019

2019 Bitter Pill – Registration Open!

Registration is open for the Bitter Pill! August 10th near Waterbury VT: hike, bike, paddle, maybe a swim if you’re unlucky. Early registration pricing is the best deal – sign up by next Saturday (May 10th) to lock in the best rate. It’s likely we’ll have to cap entries based on the number of boats […]

March 21, 2019

2019 Bitter Pill – Date Set!

You’ll see the website being updated with full details soon, but we wanted to share ASAP that we’ve set the date for this summer’s Bitter Pill on August 10th. Happy training!

January 27, 2019

2019 Frigid Infliction/Nettle – Update #1

Hello adventure racers! T-Minus 2 1/2 weeks till race day! Bolton backcountry just got another foot yesterday with more on the way! A few important details: NOTE TO THOSE PLANNING TO RENT EQUIPMENT: Bolton has a ton of new staff this year including at the Nordic center. This year they are not reserving equipment in advance as in […]

July 27, 2018

Test Your Nettle Update

Plans for the Nettle have come together nicely. There is a great assortment of points and challenges; there will be a wide variety of on-trail and off-trail points for you to chose from. We’re really looking forward to hearing the feedback on an event like this, particularly from our first-timers! There is an option to […]