The Rideau Trail Extreme Hiking Challenge – 50km Trail Run

We were looking for some new adventures close to home this summer so we decided to work on completing the Rideau Trail. The Rideau Trail is a 327 km trail over private and public land between Kingston and Ottawa. There are people who do the whole trail in one go but we are taking aContinue reading “The Rideau Trail Extreme Hiking Challenge – 50km Trail Run”

2020 Bouge Bouge Ottawa Race Report

I have to confess that I am kind of an old school runner. I don’t do colour runs, or foam runs or other strange runs.  I like my runs correctly measured (5K is 5K not 4.8K or 5.1K), with accurate timing and a well-marked course. I have two sisters and they suggested doing the BougeContinue reading “2020 Bouge Bouge Ottawa Race Report”

The First Race of My New Decade

Each year before the racing season begins I sit down and carefully plan out my year. I have two or three “A” races, the ones I build my whole season around, a few “B” races, races I would like to do well at, and any others are just things to do along the way. HavingContinue reading “The First Race of My New Decade”