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This Part Of The Journey

I am lucky to have people around me who ask the big questions, the tough questions.  Its been a looonng couple months as I slooowwwly come back from an Achilles Tendonitis injury.  Through it all I’ve had a couple of my healing friends ask questions like, ‘why do you run?’ ‘why are you so attached to running?’ ‘what is the …

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A Plan That’s A Plan Is No Plan.

Saturday, April 20, 2019 6:59:50pm – 38 degrees – San Tan Regional Park, Arizona … 10. 9. 8. 7. I turn around, peering through the crowed to see James in the arms of my husband, waving together and saying “by Mommy”. It was in that moment I fought back tears. Running, running ultras is literally the core centre of my …

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The Other Side of Racing

Sometimes I, Dayna sit back after a big race and wonder why I do it. I am not competitive and I don’t like running alone. When I first started to trail run I would race to have a fully marketed route, aid stations to fill up supplies, and to celebrate a goal. But now, to be honest I have come …

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Picnic Table Whole Body Burn

Ever finish a run and take a break on a picnic table? While you can sit there and drink some agua, you can also use it as an awesome place for a killer, whole body, cross training workout!! Here is an awesome 6 move workout that I love! Give it a try! The best thing is you don’t need any …

Running Myths Debunked

We get asked a lot of questions about running and we know a lot of you out there are either new to running or are a little intimidated by the distances that we do. We are going to put the myths to rest right here, right now. Myth #1: To truly complete a distance, you have the run the whole …

The Golden Ultra

When we first met our ambassador Lindsay, she had never done a trail race or do any sort of endurance event. This past weekend she ran her very first stage race… here is how it went for her! Last weekend I ran my first stage race! 3 days of trail running in beautiful Golden, BC! I signed up for the …

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Day 2. Lermoos – Imst

The hardest part of everyday… isn’t waking up or climbing or the distance… its the first few steps you take when you get out of bed. Day 2. Lermoos, Austria to Imst, Austria. 35kms, 2023m ascent, 2237m descent. For some reason I have sat down at the computer a couple of times now over the past few days to write …

It is Time for Transalpine

Dream up goals so big they scare you… and that is what we have done. Running is a constant journey of pushing yourself farther, testing your limits and setting big goals for yourself. When Dayna told us she wanted to do Translpine for her 40th birthday, we decided the time was now to do something like this. We have already …

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7 Quick Tips to Prevent Injuries

Being an injured runner is probably one of the worst imaginable things. Being side lined from the sport you love is awful, especially when you are working towards a big, important goal. Probably either you or another runner you know has been injured. It is not uncommon to suffer one injury or another in your running journey. You are putting …

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How to Run Farther, Faster!

This season, I have been training with a running coach with the hope of running faster, stronger and faster. While I won’t share all the tips and tricks I have learned through this process, (if you want to hire a running coach I strongly Recommend Jen Segger) I will share two very valuable tips. 1. You can run your shorter …