Trail running training log for the UTMB circuit and other random thoughts

Training Log Week 39 – Four more long runs to go!

I only have four more long runs to complete before I get on a plane and head down south for the Antarctica Marathon. I’m a little sad about the thought … Continue reading

January 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Previous Antarctica Marathon Race Reports

Well, I am 5 weeks away from hopping a plane down to Argentina and heading to the Antarctica marathon. Thought I’d do a bit of searching to see if I … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · 7 Comments

Training Log Week 38 – 2 rest days?

So I was feel pretty smug with myself for completing a 4 hour run this weekend, until I wrote out what I accomplished this week and it turns out I … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Training Log Week 36-37 – New Year – New Marathon training schedule

Happy New Year! My first post of the year, time to catch up on training logs… But first, let’s check out the weather at Bellingshausen Station in Antarctica (not bad, … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Training Log Week 33 – Ski Touring at Callaghan Valley

Had a pretty amazing long weekend ski touring in Callaghan Valley on an AST 1 course with Coast Mountain Guides. The Journeyman Lodge (below) served as our base for exploring the Callaghan … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 2 Comments

Training Log Week 32 – This cold weather running might be a challenge

This is going to sound odd, but I had my first thoughts of “what the f*** have I gotten myself into” last Wednesday during a speed session in -5ºC. I … Continue reading

December 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Vancouver Historic Half Marathon Race Report – PB

If I had to sum up my race experience in two sentences, it would go something like this: “Yay, I ran a PB. Ouch, I need to retire my road … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 2 Comments