Camrose Terry Fox Run 2010

Today was another cold September day, but that don’t matter when it’s the Terry Fox Run, a major cancer research fundraiser in Canada. Since 1981, this event has raised close to $500 million dollars┬áCanadian dollars. It was great to see quite a few came out to run, walk or just support this cause. Our Mayor […]

Bonking before the marathon

Wait a minute, bonking shouldn’t happen before the marathon, should it? Shouldn’t happen at all of course, if you prepare properly. Well, I learned something this last weekend. Before you run a 2.5 hour run in hilly terrain, you have to fuel up. Like I didn’t know that… but here’s what happened. I went on […]

Canada Day 15 km Road Race Edmonton

This turned out to be a really good race for me. I started out feeling very comfortable, running with the lead group until the Emily Murphy hill started. First 5 km at 16:53, and it felt VERY comfortable. I knew there were some very fast guys in this group, and I expected to get dropped […]

K-100 2010 was great

The 2010 edition of the K-100 relay up in Kananaskis was fantastic. The weather was really good this year. Well, there was a bit of rain on leg 7 for us, but it didn’t last very long. We had, on paper, a slightly slower Camrose Pirates team this year, but everyone on the team ran […]