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There are three race distances, 23 km, 50 km, and 50 miles. While we ran the 50 km, a surprising amount of runners ran both the 50 miles on Saturday and the 50 km on Sunday!
The race start is six am at Alice Lake, so we boarded a bus at the Squamish waterfront before five! The race started in the growing light which meant Read the rest of this entry »
The third week in August was Ironman Canada. After 30 years in Penticton the race moved to Whistler, B.C. Whistler turned out to be an awesome venue location, the Village Stroll is always in party mode, there is tons of things for everyone to do while there, and its not too big to get lost or find your way.
When the Canada Ironman moved to Whistler from Pemberton, seven of us Read the rest of this entry »
June 29, 2013, saw Jackie and me running the Tenderfoot Boogie 50k Ultra from Squamish, or its suburb Garabaldi actually, to Whistler up the Cheakamus Valley. (In conjunction with our 50k, there were also 50 mile and 28k races along the same route). Jackie had been struggling with a foot issue and hadn’t run much but felt she could cruise a 50 km mountain run so, since we were registered and had accommodation, we went for it. We were watching the weather as the previous week was very wet and rainy.
Soon the day became sunny, and most pleasant running conditions. The first ten km was more gently rolling forest trails. Read the rest of this entry »