Monthly Archives: February 2014

That Fleet Feeling

Ran my fastest 5km training run in over 2 years. 5th fastest in training ever. Advertisements

Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger

There’s a masochistic pleasure to running. Even for experienced runners there’s something about hills, fartleks, and tempo runs that makes us crave more. “Hit Me With Your Best Shot!” and “Thank You Sir. May I Have Another?” As I prepare for the Around The Bay Road Race at the end of March I find myself […]

The Hill on Poplar Plains

Winding northward, it’s avenue tree-lined and studded with well-manicured homes. The homes where expensive things and their chic owners reside. Its steep curves thrust at me for half a kilometre before I maneouvre an about-face and descend. Only to return to its summit once again. In all I would stand on the apex of Poplar […]

An Ultra Marathon Runner Interviews A (Soon-To-Be) Ironman Triathlete

I’ve known Raymond now for a little over a year. He’s come a long way from being the obese guy snacking on Dairy Queen Blizzards. Now, after amassing a slew of medals from racing every major running distance up to and including the marathon and completing a number of half ironman triathlons successfully, Raymond embarks […]

Stay Tuned For The Adventures of Ultra Boy & Iron Man!

Coming Soon! An Ultra Marathon Runner interviews  (soon-to-be) Ironman Triathlete Raymond of

To My Father on Valentine’s Day

I stood by marker 815. Black ink hand scrawled onto a little orange flag. The stick that hoisted the flag buried deep within the season’s snow that blanketed the graves underfoot. After journeying 33 kilometres, it was as close as I could come. Dad is in plot 812 but as all the other flags were […]

Valentine’s Run for Heart & Stroke Completed

Details to come. Thank you everyone for your support. And at 43.36 km’s I’m counting this as my 2nd ultra marathon 🙂