Running in the USA

Pre-pandemic I would frequently travel to the US to run races. Now that the US/Canada border is officially open for discretionary (read: leisure) travel, I am excited to continue my running adventures south of the border. I am sure many of my fellow runners feel the same. Race travel has always required some degree of […]

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Let’s Get Virtual!

Ok, let’s just get this out of the way first: no one wanted 2021 to be another year of virtual races. Nope, nope, nope. We accepted (begrudgingly!) 2020 as the year we received countless cancellation notices. But, 2021 had such promise! While parts of the world are back to in-person racing (I’m looking at you, […]

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Running Rituals: Results and Re-living Race Day

Race Day. For many, it feels like a lifetime ago. The initial quiet and darkness of the morning that fills the air. The excitement that builds and radiates through each nerve as the start time nears. The palpable energy in the air from a thousand conversations happening simultaneously, cacophonously mingling with the music or announcements […]

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