TSPYYC Race Report

Our TSPYYC team was made up of two women and four men. Ailsa MacDonald, Adriana Wild, Justin Kurek, Ari Sarantis, Jon Bird and myself. We were being crewed by Kirsten Fleming, Shari MacDonald, Louise Taylor, Barry Green, and Doug Bird, and equipped with an RV and an SUV. This team was assembled by the Run […]

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Practicing Patience

I know what I want. I want it so bad. I want it now. In this day of instant gratification and looking past the process and focusing fiercely on the goal it’s easy to get caught in the trap of ill-advised preparation which typically yields unfavourable results. I stand here in late March squarely in […]

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The Speed Project

TSPYYC (The Speed Project YYC Team) = 340 miles from the Santa Monica Pier to the iconic Las Vegas sign + 5 super strong teammates + 5 support crew members + 1 stanky RV +  5 x 10km then 8 x 5km repeats for each runner + a 5 am beer with Ailsa McDonald + crew […]

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ATY 6 Day Race Report

JANUARY 9, 2018     They were lofty goals but so is running across Canada in record time. The Lord hates a coward and I was asking for collective support from all the running gods to see to a good race this week in Glendale AZ. This was my first crack at the historic six-day […]

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Running forward with Altra

Since winning the Lost Soul 100 mile in 2013 I have partnered with New Balance. Over the past four years, I’ve gone through countless Zantes, 1080s, and Summits with success. New Balance Canada has been very good to me and I believe this was a mutually beneficial relationship. In short, I have been very blessed to […]

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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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