Cross-country Skiing at Confederation Golf Course

I'm not usually excited about winter - a quick search for "winter" in my archives reveals that I mostly complain about the the cold and snow from November through May - but this year I've actually been looking forward to the snow. I impulse bought new cross country skis (my first new set since high… Continue reading Cross-country Skiing at Confederation Golf Course

An Injury Update – and Why I’m Not Returning to Running Anytime Soon

It's been almost 2 months since I injured my foot and I honestly thought by this point I'd be back to my usual. Update - I'm not. While I've been hiking, biking and going out with the dog, I'm still not pain free. It's certainly better than it was but it's stiff in the morning… Continue reading An Injury Update – and Why I’m Not Returning to Running Anytime Soon

Catching Up

After our Saturday in Kananskis, we continued our long weekend adventures with our usual Sunday morning swim and a full afternoon of lawn bowling. Then on Monday (love those long weekends) Mer and I took Jon out for a road ride around Springbank. We rode it last year and it is a pretty half-day adventure.… Continue reading Catching Up

Calgary Spartan Sprint 2014 Race Recap

The past weekend we participated in the Calgary Spartan Sprint Race. Our heat was on Sunday (10 am) so our team got together on Saturday night to discuss our strategy and make t-shirts. The race is held at the Wild Rose BMX Park which is only about a 20 minute drive from our place. We… Continue reading Calgary Spartan Sprint 2014 Race Recap