Category Archives: Ultra marathon training

Energy-packed, healthy, and yummy home-made power-bar recipe

Hello everyone, Hope you are all recovering from the Bluenose or Cabot Trail Relay Race and slowly easing back into training for the spring season!  With that in mind I decided I’d like to share a great power-bar recipe I … Continue reading

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Things that change as you bulk up your running volume

  I have slowly been increasing my weekly mileage as I prepare to run across The Gambia this summer (up to 80km/week currently).  As I have been doing this, I have noticed several (good and bad) changes, which I would … Continue reading

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Tree Planting: Training for Life

  Ohhhhh tree planting!  The great love and hate of my life. I remember one of the first things my foreman, “Mr. the Bag”, told me when I arrived fresh, naïve, and ready to go in Prince George was, “You’ll … Continue reading

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Training Plan: Run… a lot!

When I talk to people about the Love4Gambia run across The Gambia, one of the most common questions I get is, “How are you going to train for that?”  For the most part I just reply, “Run…a lot,” and in … Continue reading

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The Training Begins in Earnest!

January is here and the time of unstructured training is over.  It is time to get serious about the preparation for my run across The Gambia! The question I receive most frequently from people when they here about my “summer … Continue reading

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