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The Accidental Trail Runner

It was in 2011. I badly needed a stress-free vacation but since I started running, I could only make a decision to do an out-town vacation, only if I race it as well. 869 more words

Anatomy Of A Running Adik

Good puzzle would be cross Dublin without passing a pub

“Good puzzle would be cross Dublin without passing a pub. Save it they can’t”

James Joyce, Ulysses (p. 48).

Leopold Bloom posed his famous puzzle in the novel  3,480 more words

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First Responder's Half Marathon 2016

It was a chilly morning on Apr 24, 2016, for the first Edmonton First Responder’s Half Marathon at Hawrelak Park. The race used to be called the Edmonton Police Foundation Half, and has been running for 8 years, but this was the first under the new branding to include Police, EMS, Fire, and Military. 681 more words


Race Review - NTUC Income Run 350 2016

Running the second half marathon race for the year, I went into this race not in a competitive mode. This probably was due to the fact that I had done a good timing this year already and felt complacent. 417 more words


My Journey to The Paris Half Marathon

I used to hate running. I always cringed before doing sprints, I dreaded the ten-minute stairs exercises at gymnastics practice, and I mostly stuck to the elliptical when doing cardio. 705 more words


Sundown HM: Speed training

I actually logged a training session on Monday. Or, I thought I did.

After my last class, I got home, laced up and went for a run along my usual route. 204 more words


Sundown HM: Preparation #1

I know I should have started earlier.

When my brother told me he had registered me for the Sundown HM, I knew I was dead. 258 more words