Getting my race face on and some hot news!

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Dents du Midi and running snowshoes. A lot of fun but not ideal preparation for races that don’t allow snowshoes. Photo: Canmore Runner

Inspired by Ms. Canmore Runner’s dedicated preparation for some quality, sub-zero suffering/heroism on the misery sticks at this year’s Trans Jura and Birkebeiner Nordic ski races, I decided to get my own 2018 race face on. First up, the much less daunting 21km Trail Blanc Diablerets at the beginning of March. Continue reading

Four things I didn’t manage to blog about in 2017…

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Fitzy, at the Plain of Six Glaciers, Lake Louise Photo: Canmore Runner

You could be forgiven for thinking that not much happened for Canmore Runner in 2017, beyond some spectacular runs earlier in the year in Annecy and Courmayeur with Canmore running sensation Fitzy. But contrary to the saying, “if it isn’t on [insert social media here], it didn’t happen”, just because I didn’t find the time to blog about it, doesn’t mean it didn’t happen. And for sure, 2017 saw some beautiful runs in and around Geneva, a quick trip back to Canmore, and one cracking ultra. So, in no particular order, here are some things that I didn’t quite manage to blog about in 2017… Continue reading

Canmore needs you!

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What’s this? Back again so soon? Two posts in two days!?

So, here’s a great opportunity to influence the planning of the trails and paths in Canmore. The Town of Canmore is actively seeking feedback on its draft Open Space and Trails Plan. Check out the blurb below, visit www.canmore.ca/ostp to read what’s been recommended for particular areas, and let them know what you think… Continue reading