Monthly Archives: May 2012

Last days of prep

Well, it’s almost here… Hope you’re all enjoying a well-earned taper – the miles are in the bank (hopefully!) and there’s really nothing more you can do running-wise that’ll make any difference on Saturday, so now’s the time to eat … Continue reading

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Horth Hill Hike, Vancouver Island

While visiting my husband’s parents over on Vancouver Island- just outside of Sidney- I ran up Horth Hill and around the neighbourhood. The views from the top of Horth Hill- Saanich Peninsula are beautiful. It wasn’t a long run but … Continue reading

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Glacier Peak

It’s spring out there. The birds are shining, the sun is singing, the weather’s fine. But it just isn’t spring out on the Coast without a little bit of ski mountaineering. We’re spoiled with big mountains out here, which keep … Continue reading

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The Final Countdown

Wow! Can you believe we’ve reached the 10 day countdown to race day already? I know I could use a few more weeks/months of preparation to feel truly ready for face Whistler’s hills. But since there is no chance of … Continue reading

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Traffic signs going up!

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A sign of things to come….

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Resting

This winter, I’ve probably run much more than any winter before. Not necessarily trained more, but definitely run more (and cross-country skied a lot less). It’s only May, and I already feel like it’s paid off; I’ve dropped 1:15 off … Continue reading

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