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 – 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 Challenge 2017 – Day 2

Day 2 is the 10k. No problem for runners doing the Dopey Challenge! If you do the math, day 2 doesn’t even equate to 20% of the total mileage spread over the 4 days of running. I was totally relaxed. The day before, my husband and I walked around, suntanned by the pool, and listened […]

Fall Classic Half

November 13th, 2016 marked the 27th anniversary of the Vancouver Fall Classic Half Marathon. This race is a must do for all Vancouver runners. As the name suggests, it is a classic. It is one of the bigger races in the city for the fall running season and each year it attracts a big number […]

Destination Woodinville Wine Half

Have you wanted to run a race which has a very unique start? Then you have to check out the Destination Races Wine Country Half Marathon Series! If the name doesn’t already give it away, their races involve wine + running – what a great combo! The one I ran last week was called Destination […]

Last Running Post of 2015

The year has almost come to a close. We runners have gathered our statistics and have happily calculated how many training miles we have run, how many races we have done, and perhaps how many medals we have collected. We are goal-setters. So although we have our family and friends to help celebrate the holiday […]