Our Sponsors

Products (bikes, accessories)

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Surly Bikes

Pugsley was created to go where standard “all terrain” bikes flounder, the Surly Folks have been with Arrowhead since Day One, new 2012 tires like BIG FAT LARRY, NATE, BUD AND LOU are forefront of the industry, as well as a quiver of unique bicycles in the SURLY lineup.

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Forty Below Climbing Equipment for the Extremes

Forty Below® overboots and equipment are used on expeditions to the world’s highest and coldest places since 1970’s. Proven in 40 below and colder environments, these are the most trusted overboots in the world!

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Bike Packing Rack Systems

This is a project we have been working on for over 3 years, frustrated with conventional bar packing systems that hampered and hurt braking and shifting performance. Our system outboard mounts handlebar mounted packs, to give you more clearance and freedom of movement between your packs and your cables. All while giving you extra places to mount GPS units, SPOT and Satellite Tracking Systems, Lights, Bottle carriers or whatever else you can dream of.

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Bar Mitts

Bar Mitts are Bicycle Handlebar Mittens that attach to your drop style or mountain style handlebars. People who suffer from numb, cold hands due to the cold, wind, rain or snow can continue to ride and train throughout the Fall and Winter. The Bar Mitts keep your hands warm while riding and allow you to use a very lightweight glove, increasing dexterity, even in the coldest of weather. Lots of Bar Mitts at Arrowhead’s World Famous Drawing, thanks!

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Empire Wool and Canvas

Duluth-based makers of fine wool, leather and cotton canvas clothing and gear for indoors and out. Unique stuff you won’t find anywhere else. Great supporters of Arrowhead 135.

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Our primary purpose is to make products for people with sensitive skin. We go to great lengths to select ingredients that are safe and effective for our consumers and manufacture to drug standards. We will answer questions about ingredients and our products, but when it comes to personal healthcare, we suggest you contact a physician.

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Our mission is to design and produce the highest-functioning technical outdoor face masks in the world. Our 2-piece concept is totally unique, and means that our masks move with the two parts of the human head. This prevents blocked-breathing, wetness, and ice build-up.

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Onyx Racing Products

Onyx hubs transfer the precise amount of torque you want to the ground when you need it. Nasty climbs on boulders and rock require just the right amount of instantaneous power but only at your command. There is no substitute for absolute control of your machine. Use your precious energy wisely. Uphill or downhill, Onyx ceramic hybrid bearings get you rolling faster and with less effort. Stay fresh longer and go farther.

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Boeshield T-9

Boeshield T-9® is a bicyclist’s best friend! Waterproof your bike chain, lubricate cables, and prevent rust with our effective all-in-one formula. Works in both wet and dry conditions!


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Tuscobia Winter Ultra

The Tuscobia Winter Ultra is a human powered run, bike or ski event held on the Tuscobia and Wild Rivers State Trails in Northern Wisconsin, in the middle of winter.  There are two options: an 80-mile one-way route or a 160-mile out and back. The 160-mile requires completion of a qualifying event, and is itself a qualifier for the Iditarod Trail Invitational.

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Actif Epica

Actif Epica Ltd is a self supported winter endurance event. It promotes health benefits associated with outdoor activity in icy temperatures, snowy and/or windswept trails and paths, and Celebrates Human Resilience.

Food, snacks

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The Coca-Cola Company is the world’s largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands and more than 3,800 beverage choices. Led by Coca-Cola, one of the world’s most valuable and recognizable brands, our company’s portfolio features 20 billion-dollar brands, 18 of which are available in reduced-, low- or no-calorie options.

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From the start, we’ve been committed to doing the right thing. And every day, all around the globe, we put people, processes and practices into place to make quality food, more responsible sourcing choices, a stronger community and a better planet. In accordance with our McDonald’s values, we’re here to make a difference.

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Embark Maple Energy

Organic maple syrup naturally provides manganese, riboflavin and potassium- electrolytes and minerals your body needs for endurance athletics. Combined with a few simple organic ingredients in adventure-ready pouches, Embark provides clean energy and outstanding flavor to ultra-athletes, everyday adventurers and culinary explorers alike.

Resorts, destinations, businesses

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City of International Falls, Minnesota

Legally CERTIFIED The Nations Icebox” City of International Falls, also know to this Bullwinkle Fan as FrostBite Falls, has very warm heart for Arrowhead 135! INL City Council has laid out red-carpet for our nice race with full support using city facilities, police support at multiple road crossings, downtown race-banner, and new 2012, special I-Falls gift coming for each racer! Thanks International Falls. Should be way below-zero anytime now.

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Melgeorges Resort

The Melgeorge family carved Melgeorge’s Resort out of the timberlands at a logging campsite more than 70 years ago. Since its humble beginnings, with a few lakeshore cabins for anglers, three generations of Melgeorges have created a quality, year-round adventure vacation destination.

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Fortune Bay

Fortune Bay Casino is more than a fabulous luxury hotel, action-packed casino, 18-hole world-class golf course, full-service marina, rustic RV park, complete conference and banquet center, and award-winning heritage center. It’s an escape from the ordinary… where you can stay, play, relax, retreat or meet… in a picturesque setting on the shores of lovely Lake Vermilion, surrounded by the wild, pristine beauty of Minnesota’s Northwoods. Fortune Bay Resort Casino is also best know as da ARROWHEAD FINISH LINE! Thanks Fortune Bay.

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Gateway Store

Gateway Store is at the gateway to Voyageurs National Park, Minnesota’s only national park & the nation’s only water-based national park! Voyageurs is a 4-season park with resorts open year ’round for great fishing & awesome winter activities! Breath-taking scenery in any season! First Checkpoint on the Arrowhead. Get your Gas, watch the race, Jason and Robyn Cooper are the best helpers around. We know cause we locked the keys in our race van way down the road at -20F, 4AM last year and it was Phil who took care of us! Thanks Gateway.

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Backus Community Center

Historic Backus Community Center, the heart of International Falls, where all generations celebrate arts, culture, recreation, wellness, and life-long learning

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We are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our clients. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them towards financial choices that will help them live the life they want today – and tomorrow.

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Allina Health

Something profound happens when our physicians, specialists and employees get to know you—not just as a patient but as a fellow human being. We see a better life for you, just waiting to be lived. At Allina Health, we believe that understanding you and the whole context of your life is the key to helping you do more, feel stronger and live better than you ever thought possible.

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Superone Foods

From Minnesota and Wisconsin, to stores throughout the upper peninsula of Michigan, we want you to shop with confidence, knowing that the quality and price you’ll pay are a true value on every item. Our standards for all departments are the highest you’ll find.

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Cobblestone Hotel and Suites

Welcome to the Cobblestone Hotel & Suites in International Falls, Minnesota. Our beautiful hotel will make you fell at home with microwaves, refrigerators, luxury linens, Starbucks Coffee, USB ports, and flat-panel televisions in every guest room. We offer our guests the amenities and services they need, with 24-hour Starbucks Coffee Service, complimentary breakfast, guest laundry, high speed wireless internet access, on site dining at The Falls Bistro, and free shuttle service from/to the airport.

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The Organ Trail

Thank you for learning about the mission of the National Kidney Donation Organization. NKDO is a relatively small nonprofit, and your contribution goes directly toward continued education and advocacy regarding living kidney donation. We achieve this via various channels including social media and web presence, mainstream media, industry expert videos with transplant leaders, and educational conferences.

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Packaging Corporation of America

Working Together to Go Beyond the Box. You can count on us to have the right people in the right roles to provide the right corrugated packaging solutions for your products.