BLISTERS AND BLACK TOENAILS

The Comeback: Mont Tremblant 70.3 Race Recap - The Bike

Now that my least favourite part of the race was over, I was on to the bike.  This was going to be a solid test of my cycling fitness and fueling strategy.  Because this was an early season race, G and I both felt that we would probably have some room for improvement in Lake Placid.   I knew this course was hard, well, parts of it were anyway, and that you had better not burn yourself out too...

Mont Tremblant 70.3 Race Recap: Pre-Amble + Swim

We had originally planned on heading to Tremblant on the Friday but a few weeks ago G thought it would be better if we left on Thursday so we booked an extra night at the Tour des Voyageurs where we had booked the rest of our stay. That actually worked out really well as we got into Tremblant by about 5:30 which gave us time to check in and pick up our race kits. Picking up our kit on Thursday...

Where Did That Come From? - The Bracebridge Sprint Race Report

It's been a couple of years since I did this race.   G and a bunch of my friends did it last year and I went out to cheer them on as I was racing Iron Girlthe next day. I had forgotten how much I actually quite like this race with it's time trial start in the river. It makes for a much more civilized swim experience. They line everyone up youngest to oldest, although the elites go first regardless...

Mind=Blown: The Frosty 5km

You know it's been a brutally cold winter when you think that a high of -5 is balmy. I have news for you. That's still flipping cold. Especially when there's a little bit of wind. That was the forecast for Sunday's Frosty 5km. Not having run outside much these last few weeks (or at all really), I was totally unsure what to wear. I knew that my Zoot jacket would be too heavy. So I thought layers...