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The Rim 2 Rim!

The Rim to Rim trail is about 40 kms in distance with a elevation gain of 8250 ft (2500m) and spans the Grand Canyon from it’s North to South end. It had been Dayna’s dream for a long time to run the Rim to Rim, (instead of the Rim to Rim to Rim which is also an option!) She came up with …

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What I Have Learned About Racing!

Whether you are a season veteran, or a race virgin, race day can be intimidating. So much time and effort goes into that day. You have possibly been training for months, dreamed of the race for a long time, and put a lot of thought into your race day outfit. Everyone is going to have an amazing race day, where …

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April’s Challenge… STAIRS!!

For the month of April we are going to be including stairs into our training! Why you ask… Because climbing forces us against gravity making running up stairs really hard! and what happens when we push ourselves to do something that is really hard… We get stronger!! The challenge is as follows: April 1-6 run up and down 5 times …

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Fight Like A Kid

 When Dayna shared with us the story of her friend’s son, Caleb, sadly lost his battle with a form of childhood brain cancer, we knew we wanted to try and give back. Caleb’s parents have started a foundation in Caleb’s name (A cure for Caleb) and have raised money for awarness of brain cancer, research and treatment for childern currently …

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Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers!

On a cold rainy night, sometimes nothing is better than a warm, home cooked meal….and  the healthier the better!!! This recipe is packed full of protein and vitamins. It’s vegetarian and gluten free!!! Vegetarian Stuffed peppers:) …all thanks to my husband Robin. Pre heat oven to 350 Clean, and boil peppers for 3 minutes, just to soften. Add in a …

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Adam’s Quinoa Energy Bars

Our friend Adam is super awesome. He is an amazing photographer, awesome trail running, cycler, mountain biker, and aspiring mountaineer. He is a great cook, awesome in the back country and very artistic. (And ladies… he’s single!) Anyways, enough of the Adam pump up… he made these super sick awesome delcious quinoa energy bars and shared them with me on …

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The Coastal Challenge, ready or not, here we come!

With the Coastal Challenge only three weeks away, we decided it was a good time to talk about our journey, our feelings and our fears! I remember one night I was browsing “Instagram” on the hashtag #trailrunning. I stumbled upon a girls feed by the name of Gemma Slaughter. She had amazing pictures of trail running near to where we …

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Fight Like A Kid; Virtual and Local 5, 12 and 21km run.

One of our biggest dreams with this community is to be able to reach out and help others through running. Already this community has raised over 10,000$ for the Boston One Fund that helped victims of the Bostom Marathon bombings, and over 3,000$ for the Breast Cancer Foundation through our “Fight Like A Girl” virtual and local run. This time, …

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New Years Resolutions

Every december, we start to think of lofty new years resolutions to start January 1st. We plan to give up something, or change the way we do something, or try to do more of something. At first, we are really keen on the idea of making a change, but as the month of january progresses and the year carries on, …

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Homemade Eggnog…Merry Christmas!

Who likes Eggnog!? Who likes HOMEMADE eggnog!? My mum made home made Eggnog last night for Christmas eve, and normally I don’t go anywhere near the stuff, but this was actually pretty good!! You can tweek the recipe for your personal preference. I personally do not like eggnog because of how rich it is, but this tasted less rich, and …