Mercer Island Half Marathon

March 18th marked the 45th anniversary of the Mercer Island Half. It was a beautiful gorgeous spring morning. When we arrived, lots and lots of runners were inside the Mercer Island community centre. It was a bit chaotic. On the lower floor, runners were picking up their running bibs, and every room in the centre was […]

Fort 2 Fort Trail Run Half

This event, the Fort 2 Fort 8K and Half Marathon took place in February and was hosted by the Peninsula Runners. When I registered for this race, I thought it was going to be just another typical half marathon road race. Little did I realize that the race was actually part of the Fraser Valley […]

Fort Langley Half Marathon

When I first ran this race several years ago, I found out that Fort Langley was the founding place of British Columbia, and it also served as the former fur trade post of the Hudson’s Bay Company. The Fort has been preserved as much as possible, so inside there are many artifacts including an old […]

Dopey Challenge 2017

I am a huge fan of all things Disney. The first time I visited Disney World was in the 90’s when I was pregnant with my daughter. It was a holiday surprise. At that time I visited as a tourist, and marvelled at all the Disney characters and how cute and magical Disneyworld was. I […]

Donner and Blitzen 21K

The Christmas holidays are that time of the year when so much is going on – from parties, shopping, family gatherings, lunches and dinners. Everyone’s plate is full. But despite all these events, I made sure not to miss out on racing throughout December. And besides, who wouldn’t be excited to do a Santa Run […]