Earlier this week I was searching for an event to test my endurance. I was fresh off my 2nd 50k. A railtrail Happy Trails Racing run. The event had multiple distances offered and I bantered with Craig and Ruth during the sufferfest about how we should sign up for the 50 miles next year. I … More Picked it…F@&K You Cancer
The summer solstice is a time for strength and vitality for action and movement. Carole Carlton Yes indeed. Summer solstice is the perfect time to run from sunrise until sunset or for half that, ok a quarter of that or even an eighth of it. A new race added to the trails that are Happy. … More Sunburnt for the Solstice
When I was in elementary school it was my teacher Mr Fraser that introduced me to running. I participated in his run club, track and field and cross country running clubs. He was the teacher that started my love of running. On Friday I got to go to an elementary school track and field day … More This Boy is On Fire!!
A person’s golden or grand birthday, also referred to as their “lucky birthday“, “champagne birthday“, or “star birthday“, occurs when they turn the age of their birth day (e.g., when someone born on the 19th of the month turns 19) Well how much more exciting can a champagne Birthday be then turning 19 on the … More Champagne Birthday
A late sign up as the weather has been less than stellar and I wasnt sure what this weekend would hold. Once I knew we were not getting snow I decided to sign us up. Previous years saw me “encouraging ” my niece’s to come out also…this year I guess they weren’t up for it, … More Let’s Get Loopy
Scrolling through Facebook I happened upon a local little trail run. While I’ve heard of it never once did I think I should run it. Frosty Trail Run is a 2 (and a bit) kilometer loop of trail at Camp Heidelberg in Waterloo. I only once stepped foot here before and it was for another … More A Frosty Run
You never set off on a path hoping it’s the wrong choice. You don’t start a blank page knowingly writing a bad story. You don’t start an epic adventure praying for failure. You start each new year with fresh ideas and new plans and desires. Goals and plans. Hope’s and dreams. Excited about the possibilities. … More 2018 in review