Mom on the Edge
This edgy, stimulating blog sizes up the human condition and asks what we think of it. I highly recommend it, both because it will make you think and because it’s written by my wife, the extraordinary Kate Beem.
I Love Paddling
The official blog of canoeing.com, canoesits and kayakers alike will find stimulating, helpful information here.
The official blog of the National Park Foundation has great tips and perspectives for those who hike, cycle and paddle in our national parks.
Independence Parks and Recreation
Check out the Independence Parks and Recreation page and the trail guide, which you can find at http://www.ci.independence.mo.us/UserDocs/ParksAndRec/TrailGuideWeb.pdf.
Kansas City Track Club
A great source of running information for runners living and looking for running opportnities in Kansas City.
Rails to Trails
The Washington, D.C.-based non-profit organization is dedicated to creating a nationwide trail network of former rail lines and connecting corridors. Since 1986, the conservancy has facilitated more than 1,400 miles of rail trails.
KC Running Company
Kansas City’s premier running support organization manages and times more than 100 events each year in the region.
National Park Service
Our national parks offer an unparalleled menu of opportunity for runners, cyclists and paddlers of all levels.
Missouri Canoe and Floaters Association
The best source of information on paddling Missouri’s rivers and streams, which where recognized in 1964 by the National Park Service as the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
The definitive source of distance and terrain information for those planning running, cycling and paddling excursions.
If you’re searching for the premier outfitter in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW), look no further. I’ve used Gunflint Outfitters on two Boy Scout high adventure trips and had phenomenal experiences both times.
A podcast for veteran and novice runners whose top priority is to lace up their shoes and hit the road.
There’s no better podcast to take on your weekend LSD run. You’ll laugh all the way home!
I like this podcast because it’s produced in mid-Missouri and often features regional athletes. It’s great for runners of all levels.