Race Report: The Golden Ultra Day 3 (The Tears)

So what else comes after The Blood and The Sweat but The Tears. After our epic day up in the mountains on Saturday we all slept like the dead when we finally crawled into bed. We didn’t have to be up too early on Sunday but before I even opened my eyes all I could hear was the heavy rain hitting the windows of our …


Race Report: The Golden Ultra Day 1 (The Blood)

What goes through your mind when you step up to the start line of a race? Excitement? Anxiety? Focus? Determination? Confidence? Hope? Now, what do you think goes through your mind when you’re at the start of a race that’s been named ‘The Blood’? Gulp. Let’s just say that my mind was racing with pure terror as I …

Cheers! See you next year!

Race Report: Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon

This summer has been the summer of road trips for us. So this past weekend when I had the opportunity to run the Kelowna Wine Country Half Marathon, I couldn’t say no to planning a little road trip within a road trip and heading out for this event.  We were already spending our last weekend of the summer with …


Race Report: Disneyland Half Marathon (and Inaugural Dumbo Double Dare!)

I’ve already completed my first couple of recaps – you can go here to read all about my experience volunteering at the expo and here for my race recap of the Disneyland 10k. After spending a very hot afternoon at the parks on Saturday, my poor, overheated body finally gave up and I headed back to my …