SPOILER ALERT: I survived the 50km Wild Horse Traverse. (It’s actually 52km but who’s counting.) But that’s not what I expected. At the risk of sounding dramatic, but in all honesty, I felt this race—should I not listen to my body—could kill me. During my last ultra three years ago, it felt as though that … More Wild Horse Traverse Post-Race Review: it’s all about Running!
I was at a bar the night before Summsault 2000 in Edmonton, a music festival that had a bunch of bands I was apathetic about. The only one I really wanted to see was Smashing Pumpkins. I was a big fan of the lanky, bald asparagus frontman, Billy Corgan. I loved his lyrics and thought … More Pre-race Pondering: It’s not about Running
Dogs just make the best places better, don’t they? Hiking with dogs is one of my favourite things to do. My friend, Nicole Courson of Paw and Order, feels the same way. Nicole is one of my best friends and we each got a magical mutt from the same litter 7 years ago. Her fella’s … More Hiking with Dogs – Monica Meadows