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Karioi Classic Run - 44km off road

In our buildup towards the Tarawera (I still get sleepless nights every now and again just at the thought that we’ve actually entered for this mammoth event), we opted to do the inaugural… 210 more words


Hydration Gear for Runners: Review of Water Belts, Packs and Handhelds

I’ve spent enough money on various hydration carriers over the years to put a down-payment on a used car. I’ve always been on the hunt for the perfect water carrier — one that doesn’t bounce, irritate or annoy me on long runs; won’t give me blisters on my hand, make my fingers numb, bounce on my waist, jostle on my back, make me too hot, or irritate me to no end when I’m tired and already cranky from a tough run. 1,269 more words

Trail Running

Virtue of the Unscratched Nose

My son is shoving a cheese sandwich into his mouth… “wha’s tha ‘n y”r ha’, da”y?”

I wait. He finishes chewing and asks again, “Daddy, what is on your hand?” 961 more words


Adventure Run #2

Or “Tracks on Trails”

July 26, 2014

It was certainly a true adventure run this morning! Jake and I spent last night in the Little Cabin, so the trails were calling to me. 402 more words


Foam Rollers

I am a “late comer” on the use of this item, most specially now that I’ve concentrated my running workouts on the mountain trails. How I wished I have this item as soon as it was available in the market. 415 more words


Adventure Run #1

Or “The Maiden Voyage”

July 20, 2014

Before you ask if I’ve casually picked up sailing in my spare time, let me just state for the record that this maiden voyage refers to a pair of shoes, not a ship. 631 more words


Spartan Ottawa Sprint Results - June 28,29

A little late ;) but congrats to all the Greco Colonnade members who participated in the Spartan Sprint race at Edelweiss Ski resort June 28th and/or 29th!! 80 more words