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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 …

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Pause For Thought

We seem to live in a world with constant stimulus. There is always something that grabs our attention. Our minds are always preoccupied with one activity, thought or distraction. Our cellphones have become an extension of ourselves, almost a necessity to life itself. We are constantly checking all our social media outlets to show off what we are doing, see …

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A Finish with Support from my Friends! – Squamish 50km

I met Hailey and Courtney about a year ago. After our first run together, I had both of them talked in to doing there first 50 km trail race, and it wasn’t just any race. We were set to run the Squamish50 which boasts 2500m of climbing, and 90% of epic single track trail running in squamish. I have already previously done 50k, …

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A Finish No Matter What! – Squamish 50km

Squamish 50km Ultra Trail Race August 10, 2013… where do I start… how can I describe this race, my first ultra experience. The day was brutal… to say the least. All of those gruelling months training in the trails, the dedication, the hard work, lead up to this race, the biggest race of my life. I was more excited then …

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Lets get to know our IT Bands.

How many of us really know what causes our IT Band pains? Do you ever have pains in your knees and no matter what you try struggle to keep pain away? There are so many mechanical issues that we are faced with as runners over time as our bodies take a beating. I myself have struggled and continue to struggle …

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The Unforgettable Squamish50

Looking back to August 10th 2013, I see it as one of my biggest accomplishments in life. I will never forget the day my friend Dayna convinced me it was somehow a good idea to sign up to run a 50km race. I only had one marathon under my belt, and had only been really trail running for about six months. …

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Gluten and Dairy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies! We love this Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe because of all the natural ingredients! These are gluten free and dairy free cookies, ready in 20 minutes. Ingredients: 1 cup of coconut flour or almond flour 1/4 cup of coconut oil 3 tbsp of raw honey 4 whole eggs 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract 1/8 tsp …