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Mt. Kilimanjaro – Week 23: Training Mask & Team Hiking

Training Mask

As you read this blog post, how is your posture? Are you sitting on a chair or couch? Standing on the subway? Are you hunched forward or is your back straight and your sitting/standing at attention? 678 more words

Mt. Kilimanjaro – Week 21: Engagement & Team Hiking


If you’re familiar with my first Kilimanjaro climb from 2013, you may recall one of my blog posts outlining a long 7.5hr training hike… 529 more words

Mt. Kilimanjaro – Week 19: Columbia Sportswear & St. Lawrence Market

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As I’ve mentioned in a few blog posts, all of us participating in this years climb are responsible for covering our own costs for the climb (airfare, equipment, vaccines, climbing costs, etc.) which quickly add up. 551 more words

Mt. Kilimanjaro – Week 17: Hiking & Running with friends

Hiking with Friends

The last two weeks have been a blur. I can’t recall the last time I was this busy and I bet a bunch of you are in the same boat!  735 more words

Fortney: More to Stampede breakfasts than pancakes

She’s a country music fan, never turns down a free pancake and absolutely loves those 10 days each July when her adopted hometown turns into one giant hoedown. 893 more words

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Mt. Kilimanjaro – Week 14: New Goal, Raffle Winners, Training


I am extremely proud of my entire climb team!! Not only have they been training several times a week, but they’ve also been fundraising and coming up with some amazing ideas to raise more funds for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. 699 more words

Mt. Kilimanjaro – Week 12: CIBC Run for the Cure

CIBC Run for the Cure

The CIBC Run for the Cure is where it all began. Seven years ago I signed up to participate in the 5K run, never having participated in a race before ever. 578 more words