Movember & Mindfulness

November was supposed to be a month devoted to slowing down the pace to ready the body for multi-day racing but it has been anything but. With my new and improved face thanks to my gorgeous moustache, women have been virtually appearing out of nowhere chasing me for miles, clawing and foaming at the mouth. For […]

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Grizzly Ultra Race Report

Remaining consistent with training, my day started the day before the race. Sharon dropped me off at Canada Olympic Park in Calgary at sunrise. The temp was a cool 2 degrees and the wind blew hard from the west. I took the first of my 90,000 steps onto Highway 1 hoping to get to Canmore before […]

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Lost Soul 100 Mile Race Report

I’m not a smart man at the best of times but I got this brilliant idea to commute down to the race on foot, run the 100 miler then return home on foot the next day. Now settle in and pour yourself an adult beverage cuz this story might drag a bit. WEDNESDAY My race before the race […]

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Announcing the XCanada4Rare

The cat is out of the bag. On June 22, 2018, at sunrise, I will embark from Victoria, BC on foot and not stop until I dip my foot in the Atlantic Ocean off the harbour in St. Johns, NL. We are calling this XCanada4Rare. The length of this run totals 7200 km with 56,000 […]

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Who can afford gas these days?

Whether its a good idea or not remains to be seen. I’ve decided to better train the body and mind for upcoming multi-day races by running down to Lethbridge for the Lost Soul 100 miler then run home after. It’s a 170 km run down over two days from Okotoks stopping in Claresholm to overnight then race […]

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What’s next…

The Belfast 24 hour marked a change in course for me that will shift my focus from one event to another. Be it the two events might not appear too different from one another the training models and strategy will be remarkably different. This summer/fall’s race goals will be centered around multi-day racing opposed to […]

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Belfast 24 Race Report

Let me start by saying it was a complete honour and privilege to represent Canada at last week’s World 24hr Championships in Belfast Ireland. The race took place on July 1st, the same day we Canadians celebrated our country’s 150th birthday. As the horn sounded at noon signalling the race start I knew I had […]

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