International Camel and Ostrich Races

July 29, 2022

Coming September 9-11, 2022. Horse races…dog races…camel races?! Yes, it’s the 63rd annual International Camel and Ostrich Races in Nevada’s Virginia City! In 1859, the Comstock Lode was discovered in this historic town, and a visit here has you stepping back in time exploring the many Victorian buildings built during that 19th-century mining boom. The […]

World Championship Outhouse Races

September 18, 2017

Coming October 7, 2017. Don’t put up a stink…it’s the World Championship Outhouse Races! Yes, in Virginia City, Nevada, outhouses on wheels compete to win bragging rights as the fastest, fully functional outhouse complete with a toilet seat and roll of toilet paper. In the early 1990s, the state legislature voted to ban outhouses and to protest, […]

Redrun 3 – The Most Authentic Zombie Run on the Planet

August 18, 2015

Coming October 10, 2015. It’s Zombiegeddon in Virginia City! A horror, obstacle course awaits you with Redrun 3 – The Most Authentic Zombie Run on the Planet. This year there are 2 distances: a 6 mile course with 6 obstacles and 6 dead zones; and a 3.33 mile course with half the obstacles and dead […]

Mustang Monument, Nevada

April 29, 2015

Luxury camping? Definitely not an oxymoron at the Mustang Monument Wild Horse Eco-Resort in Wells, Nevada. Spacious, hand-painted tipis and safari cottages are appointed with leather and plush chairs, hardwood floors, and luxurious bedding. The 900 square mile resort is located in northeastern Nevada and is also a preserve for 650 rescued mustangs. A wide […]

America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride

April 3, 2015

Coming June 7, 2015. America’s Most Beautiful Bike Ride…a big claim for a ride but one that we think has some merit. And we think you’ll agree too when you see the route that circumnavigates Lake Tahoe, the largest alpine lake in North America and the second deepest in the United States. The emerald and […]

Polar Plunge 2015

February 25, 2015

Various dates and locations in 2015. Have a blast and help raise awareness and funds for the Special Olympics. The Polar Plunge is a fun event where you run into super cold water (usually only about waist deep), then quickly run back out. Costumes are encouraged, making this experience an entertaining one filled with super […]

Tri States Gran Fondo

October 8, 2014

Coming October 11, 2014. This is the only Gran Fondo that covers 3 states, hence the name Tri States Gran Fondo! Starting in Nevada and almost immediately crossing the border into Arizona with some rolling hills, your first climb takes you into Utah where you’ll ride through some scenic territory to help distract you from […]