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TTRW - Not Just for Runners

Photo Credit: Jack Salen

While the main events of the Tobermory Trail Race Weekend (TTRW) – the Full, Half and Relay Trail Marathon on Sept 24th and the 5km Flowerpot Island run on Sept 25th are for runners there will be other events that weekend for those less interested in testing their endurance skills against the Bruce Trail. 531 more words

Generation UCAN

For the last couple of weeks, I’ve been trying Generation UCAN’s SuperStarch drink mix.  I was told about this product by my  brother/coach as a suggestion for a pre-run sugar source.  290 more words

To Race fast, you must train faster...

As a coach I’ve always taught this to my athletes and always preached it, especially during long runs. Why would you do all your long runs at (Long slow distance) pace when you have a time goal for the marathon? 642 more words

The 2016 Boston Marathon

I am more than a little delinquent in posting a recap of my experience at the Boston Marathon. But better late than never, right?

I had a mostly great training cycle leading up to my first Boston Marathon. 1,665 more words


XL - X

At last I’ve got to the extra large! Nice piece in the local paper tonight. Off to Guernsey for a four day adventure in the morning. 93 more words

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Fall Festival Season in Alexandria, VA

Art Festivals, Scenic Runs, Historic Haunts & Creative Events

Alexandria, VA—As the fall foliage emerges Alexandria’s historic brick-lined streets are the perfect backdrop for the city’s fall festival season, filled with creative events, outdoor art festivals, Halloween haunts and riverside races. 2,817 more words


Tailwind Challenge

On the advice of a running friend I’ve signed up for this. Tailwind Challenge I think I’ll be ok as it’s just a marathon but a day after I get back from Disneyworld.