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Run Without Borders, Halifax 2013

The inaugural Run Without Borders, Halifax took place this past weekend in Point Pleasant Park, Halifax.  I am happy to announce that the event was a great success!  Approximately 125 people took part in the event, either as volunteers, runners, … Continue reading

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Yeah, babe – it’s cold outside!

After a couple of years of relatively mild temperatures, winter seems to have made a comeback in Ottawa.  Over the course of the last few weeks, we have had temperatures in the negative double digits and a bitter wind has … 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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Misadventures in the Snow

On Christmas Eve, Ottawa finally got some snow!  And then we got some more, just in time to save our New Year`s ski and snowshoe outing in Gatineau Park, which had been threatening to turn into a mountain biking or … Continue reading

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Training in the Nation’s Capital

As a runner and outdoor enthusiast, I can`t think of where I`d rather live and train than right here in the National Capital Region of Ottawa/Gatineau.  With over 550 kilometers of trails and recreational pathways, there are scenic, traffic–free running … Continue reading

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