The Innocence of Running

Before I continue with my other race recaps, I thought it would be a nice break to talk about a different topic altogether. When I first picked up running, I was naïve and running back then was totally innocent. I remember walking into a general sports store (a SportsChek or something) and grabbing a pair […]

Dopey Challenge – Day 4: the Marathon

Finally, the last day of the Dopey Challenge arrived. I call it the final crowning glory day of the RunDisney race weekend in Disneyworld. This is normally the toughest day of all. Not only because of the actual mileage, but also because of having to wake up before 3:30am four days in a row. Heading […]

Dopey 5K 2017

Day 1 of the Walt Disneyworld Marathon Weekend/Dopey Challenge began on Thursday January 5th, starting with the Dopey 5K race. The start time was 6:00 am, which was very reasonable. But still, I had to wake up as early as 4:00 am just to get into the theme park on time. There were a lot of young […]

Disney’s Coast to Coast Challenge – Day 2

[Continued from Disney Coast to Coast Challenge – Day 1] On Day 2, the day of the half marathon, I was excited like a little kid going to Disneyland for the first time. I woke up without an alarm. I was so eager to get to the start line, so I changed into my running gear […]

MEC Vancouver Race Series #4

To continue on my earlier blog post (re: the North Face Whistler Half Marathon), I ran the MEC Vancouver Race Series #4 Half Marathon race this past Sunday following Saturday’s Whistler Half Marathon. MEC stands for Mountain Equipment Co-Op and they have retail stores all over Canada. Their races are known to be low-key, no frills/medals type […]

Journey to Bogda Peak

One reading this must wonder why on earth I am writing about this peak. It is very interesting, if you will follow my writing to explain. Marathon Maniacs has just launched a new club called the Double Agents club, whereby the Marathon Maniacs club and the Half Fanatics club are combined into one. That is, […]