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Digging Deep February 5, 2020
Digging Deep - Chilliwack Revel Marathon
I think one would be hard pressed to find a runner, especially long distance, who hasn't heard Dean's quote. In the ultra marathon world, that quote is pretty much mantra status. When one has   ...

May 4, 2018
First Responders Half Marathon
This past winter has been long, cold, and seemed to last more than forever. Even when temperatures warmed up, the wind kicked in driving the windchill into the frigid (-38C). And hey! Edmonton broke   ...

January 16, 2018
Behind the Fear Lies Sadness: Why I Run Solo
Two words that strike fear in the very heart of my soul: Group Run But why? Group Runs are fun, everyone has a great time, and it's a great way to socialize! All paces are welcome!!! But, what   ...

November 24, 2017
What Running 100K in the Desert Taught Me
100 kilometers is a fair distance and attach the word "running", it seems like an impossible feat. But, it's not, it just may take a while. A few (or more) hours of a while. I recently completed my   ...

November 10, 2017
Just a Little Run in the Desert: Javelina Jundred 100K
Not long ago if you asked me if I'd run in a 100K race, I'd reply, accompanied by a version of stink-eye, by asking you if you thought I was an idiot. Run 100K?? Who does that? And why when there's   ...

June 12, 2017
How to Keep Enjoying Running Despite the Naysayers
Have you ever noticed the following attitudes when it comes to running: When kids run, it's cute (and natural) When teenagers to 20 somethings run, it's either for a sport, a college   ...

June 5, 2017
How to Survive an Event That You Really Don't Want to be Part Of
Have you even been somewhere as a result of a twist of fate wondering how the hell you got there and now that you're "here" wondering how the hell you will survive (or back out whichever comes first)?  ...

May 24, 2017
Midlife Crisis? or The Start of Something Epic?
One often hears about someone who's hit "midlife crisis" where life, as they knew it, took a drastic left turn. Or was it right? Anyhow, stories surfaced of how someone left behind a marriage, a   ...