Time to Reflect

As I crossed over the Sun Mountain 50km finish line, 40 minutes past the course cut-off, I realised I was lucky to have pulled it off considering the lack of training and injury I had leading up to the race. The whole experience rattled my love of running and how I looked at its relevance in my life for months after and it’s been incredibly difficult to put into words.

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Learning from the past and trying new things

On Monday I signed up to Sun Mountain 50k. I did it just in time as the 50k sold out about 20 minutes after I signed up!   I have roughly 16 weeks until the BMO Vancouver Marathon and then two weeks after that is the 50k. My thinking ahead with training has put me in a fantastic position right now and allows me a lot of valuable time to train.

http://www.rainshadowrunning.com/sun-mountain-100k–50k.html

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Whistler Alpine Meadows – WAM!

The Whistler Alpine Meadows race got my attention as soon as it popped up on my facebook feed as a brand new race to join the Coast Mountain Trail Series. As I’ve progressed with trail running, I have wanted to push the distance and difficulty. The longest trail race distance that I have taken part in so far is roughly 15km, and I’ve been interested in finding longer races. The 25km distance was a great opportunity for me to push the distance on this technical and mountainous terrain.

http://www.coastmountaintrailseries.com/whistler.html

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