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Runspiration: Rob Krar

While drinking my fresh OJ this morning I stumbled across this article on CBC about a Hamilton native, ultramarathoner named Rob Krar. In the article I’ve posted below, Krar tells us how he’s always been a runner since growing up … Continue reading

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Runners Tips via Runners World

“If you’re hydrating with a sports drink, you’re getting carbs and electrolytes, so you don’t need to also eat an energy gel. Ingesting too many carbs can lead to GI distress. If you prefer both, use one the first hour, the … Continue reading

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Traveling through culture – Peru Video

For those of you who liked my previous post, Over the equator and back – my trip to Peru, then I’m sure that you will love this video put together by Andy Wood. Peru Video

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Over the equator and back – My trip to Peru

Salutations all, I’ve been overly negligent of both my blogging and my running. Since overcoming the Around the Bay 30km race in March, I hadn’t planned anymore races until early fall. Sad… I know. But there have been other things … Continue reading

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So many shoes, so many crappy shoes

This could be just me getting older, but I’ve been noticing how many crappy pairs of shoes I own. Shoes that give zero support to feet and shoes that look like they’ve got no soul… sole 🙂 I’ve been slowly … Continue reading

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How to Get Better Sleep as a Runner via Runner’s World

Great article by Cindy Kuzma on Runner’s World. She digs into the importance of sleep and how it can affect you as an athelete. Yes, everyone is different… but if I got anything out of this article it’s try not … Continue reading

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How “gutsy” will you be to finish a race?

On Sunday Krista DuChene raced in the half marathon, a part of the Canadian Half Marathon Championships in Montreal and placed third overall. Only her place was won after she broke her leg and crawled over the finish line. That’s right, injured, … Continue reading

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