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Downhill Dash

“Nimbly scampering down the rocky section on the other side of Black, careful not to blow out our knees and quads too early at this stage.  Gotta save some zip for the rest of...

Power washed

“At this point of the race (approaching Cypress aid station),  you will notice how clean we were emerging from this traditionally mucky section of the race.  This was primarily due to being power washed by the...

Hurtling Down the Chute

“Slowly, runners appeared out of the dense fog on Hollyburn Mountain – tiny dots of colour against a gray backdrop. They hurtled down the chute, muddy and exhilarated.”   …Hilary Matheson

Attitude is Everything

At just before the 3/4 mark aid station most folks are looking a lot worse than this. In fact, Claire, Cindy and Matt are looking quite incredible on this punchy little staircase exiting Varley Trail. Or are they?...

Knee Knacker 2017 – Call for Volunteers

Due to an unfortunate IT issue, some of the volunteer form submissions didn’t make it through to me. If you previously registered to volunteer and have NOT received an email reply confirmation from me,...

25 Year Belt Buckle

 “The longevity streak wasn’t planned, it just happened. One of the things that I learned when I hit the 65+ age category is that you can’t take it for granted anymore.  It can be...