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Looking for the next challenge

As I’ve been settling back into real life post-BC Bike Race, I’ve spent a few evenings researching other epic races throughout the world as I look for another challenge. 383 more words

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Some visuals

For those who are interested, I’ve put together a collection of photos my boyfriend, Scott, and I took during the BC Bike Race. I took all of mine with a not-so-great phone camera so forgive the quality of some of the images. 146 more words

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All packed up and back in the saddle again

With four days to go before I roll up to the BC Bike Race start line (yikes!), two important things happened last night.

The first is that I slipped into a pair of bike shorts and jersey for the first time in a month and rolled out the door on my mountain bike to assess the current state of my lower back. 561 more words

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Surf N Turf – Tinmate Relay – Race Report

This 8 leg military endurance race is also open to civilians and offers a few options as in ways to compete. Tackle it alone as a Tinman, in a two man team (Tinmate) or as an 8 person relay team… Conveniently, I had recently met a local fast runner/triathlete who was also looking for someone to compete with him in the Tinmate division so we decided to team up. 1,001 more words

And now, for a little inspiration...

This morning, I woke up to a video post (embedded below) on Google+ from a guy who rode this year’s Absa Cape Epic, a race that looks like Satan himself drew up the course. 259 more words

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Pick Your Poison 12.5k, 25k OR 50k Race

Just two weeks to go till the Pick Your Poison race.

Saturday, April 25th 2015

Pick Your Poison Trail Run is a challenging 12.5 K loop through the beautiful hills of Horseshoe Valley. 37 more words


Summer training and old photos

Thinking through this weeks post after finishing at the track I was wondering how I will ever increase my speed enough to Boston Qualify. Currently my best half pace is 30 seconds a mile short of the BQ standard, and even hitting the time does not guarantee entry since only the fastest get an entry. 569 more words