Category Archives: Canada

500+ but no DNF – Ironman 70.3 Muskoka

Editor’s note: Somehow I managed not to post this almost a month and a half ago. Oops! I present it with minimal additional editing. What can I tell you about Sunday’s Ironman 70.3 Muskoka in Ontario? [That's Sunday July 10th.] … Continue reading

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What’s new, Canada?

Hey, Canada? What’s up? You know, I think about you all the time. You’re home to some of my favorite people. I read their blogs and Facebook updates. I see details about their cycling and running on Strava. I’d love … Continue reading

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November through March

I hope I’m not jinxing anything, but I’m going to call winter as over here in New England. It was a long one, but we survived. Here is the proof:

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Your “Property”

Iberia was running late. When we checked in, our flight from Barcelona to Madrid was already close enough that we had “Short Connection” stickers on our luggage. And now they were running late. We arrived in Madrid with less than … Continue reading

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Pain Cave

I remember seeing the photographer and thinking, “I’m going to try to look good when he takes the picture. Nothing to betray the hurt I’m in right now.” Yeah.

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If You Have to Ask the Price… Canadian Edition

One of the best things about last weekend—and there were so many—was the conversation. Scully let me crash at her cute little house, and we talked. A lot. In fact, I was a bit worried that I was boring her … Continue reading

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All the Way Around the Bay

Sunday, I ran Around the Bay, the 30K race in Hamilton and Burlington, Ontario, that I’ve been writing and worrying about here for many, many months. Let’s just cut to the chase. I ran the 30K in 2:57:18. [1] That’s … Continue reading

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