Monthly Archives: August 2011

Running musings

I’ve tried on many occasions to capture, with a limited degree of success, the essence of why I run.  My runs have been a journey unto itself,  going from a tub of lard to marathoner. Running has been my rock.  … Continue reading

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Sunday’s run was HOT. 29km to Dundarave Pier and back.  On the way back I was tempted to climb onto one of the sightseeing trolleys. If I had any money in my pocket I would have. A little detour heading … Continue reading

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Last night, I attended a farewell BBQ for a friend, who is headed off to graduate school in the States.   Over 60 people were in attendance,  a number of whom I have known since my university days, and some … Continue reading

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Running rants

This morning was slightly rough.  Did not get to bed till 12:30am last night. I dragged myself out of bed for our planned 23km run.  It ended up being one of the quicker/quickest 23km runs thus far. Total time (including … Continue reading

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bootcamp

Last night, we ran the infamous boot camp run.  In lieu of 9 hill repeats, our jaunts took us through some of the lovely hills of Vancouver.  Namely, climbing Fir to Angus (which didn’t technically count as a hill),  King … Continue reading

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Some of my best memories of Costa Rica – photo edition.  Rappelling down waterfalls near Monteverde.   Rafting on the River Toro.  Cloud forests in Monteverde.   Bumpy van rides through dirt roads, stunning beaches,  and zip lining through cloud forests.  … Continue reading

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Summer livin’

Last night, after a very hot and sticky 10km,  I headed to Locarno beach to meet some of the YL crew for volleyball and fireworks.  Having not gone to camp this year, I felt a bit out of the loop.  … Continue reading

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