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2016 City Chase National Championships, Niagara Falls

Thomas Brown and I raced City Chase Edmonton this year for the first time as a team. It was also Thomas's first City Chase event ever. I have known Thomas for approximately 10… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/09/2016-city-chase-national-championships-niagara-falls/

Subaru Banff Triathlon

My intention was to leave around 3pm Friday.  Celine, my wife, and I were both racing.  By the time the kids were bundled up (Sammy 5, Zachary 3, and Zoë, 15 months), we were on… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/subaru-banff-triathlon/

World Aquathlon Championships Wednesday August 27, 2014

Really cool experience.  Hawrelak Park is set up so professionally.  The event was very well organized.  Top notch.  It was also nice to share the experience with my wife, Celine,… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/08/world-aquathlon-championships-wednesday-august-27-2014/

Escape from Alcatraz 2014

Myself and Celine, my wife signed up for this race in San Francisco, CA back in August 2013.  Training over the winter went well and I was feeling ready to begin race season.  I… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/06/escape-alcatraz-2014/

The 2013 City Chase Championships, Toronto to London

I write this blog post with a bit of sadness.  I competed in City Chase beginning in 2005, finishing second to Rob and Neil, the eventual national champions that year.  In… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/06/2013-city-chase-championships-toronto-london/

New York Marathon

One month ago we had a tremendous opportunity offered to our clinics based on our support of the various fundraisers put on by firefighters in the Greater Edmonton Area. The Leary Firefighter Foundation asked if we would enter 3 runners from our clinics …
One month ago we had a tremendous opportunity offered to our clinics based on our support of the various fundraisers put on by firefighters in the Greater Edmonton Area.  The… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/11/new-york-marathon/

Scion City Chase in Halifax

It has been a while since I have blogged.  It has been a very full season with racing almost every weekend from early May to early August.  Then Ironman Whistler in late August. … https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/09/scion-city-chase/

City Chase 2013

City Chase is always a little stressful.  I seem to have a target on my back with some people watching for what I will do next. Terry Olsen, my teammate, sent out 60 emails to… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/06/city-chase-2013/

Oliver Half Ironman

Oliver Half Ironman, June 2, 2013 2km swim, 93km bike and 21.1km run I drove down to Oliver with my youngest brother, Matthew.  This was his first Half Ironman in Oliver and… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/06/oliver-half-ironman/

The final stage at Bikes on Broadway

Legs were sore when I woke up this am.  So were probably every racer’s.  I did some warm up laps and discussed strategy with Corey Torgness, our ERTC coach and my own coach, Glenn… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/05/final-stage-bikes-broadway/

Bikes on Broadway Stage Race, Saskatoon, May 18-20

Individual TT (time trial) Saturday night at 7:10pm, 8.2km.  Into a slight head wind.  Riding cat 3.  I redlined with 2.5km to go and felt I had left it all out on the course.… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/05/bikes-broadway-stage-race-saskatoon-may-18-20/

Velocity Stage Race, May 11-12

Road race 119km.  went well.  Took a few pulls and attacks, finished in 6 packs split up.  I managed to stay in the first main pack, but sprinted to 6th out of the 8 in that… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/05/velocity-stage-race-may-11-12/

2013 race season is underway

I started the race season off this past Sunday with the St. Albert 10 Miler.  It is a competitive, challenging race to start the season.  My training has been going well and I am… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/04/2013-race-season-underway/

30th Annual California International Marathon

Easiest or hardest marathon ever? 3 months ago, I thought running the CIM was a great idea.  One of the fastest courses in North America, a point to point course, elevation… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/12/annual-california-international-marathon/

2012 World Triathlon Championships, Auckland, New Zealand

I must say that this being my first worlds, I could not have trained as well as I did if it were not for the help I received from my coach, Glenn Wilson.  Getting here was not… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/10/2012-world-triathlon-championships-auckland-new-zealand/

The Mitsibishi City Chase National Championships, Whitehorse, Yukon

What a city!  Whitehorse was an incredible place to host this race.  It is an adventurer’s playground.  City Chase took full advantage of the city while designing their most… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/10/mitsibishi-city-chase-national-championships-whitehorse-yukon/

St. Albert Fall Classic, Half Marathon

Sunday, September 23, 2012 What a beautiful fall day.  26 degree high.  Clear and sunny.  A cool start at 10 degree C, but warmed up to about 16 by race finish.  There weren’t… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/09/st-albert-fall-classic-half-marathon/

Canadian Death Race

Saturday August 4, 2012, Grande Cache, Alberta The day was beautiful.  14C at 8am at the start in Grande Cache Alberta.  1300 runners lined up for the race.  My youngest… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/08/canadian-death-race/

An Epic Training Run

There were a few necessary ingredients that will ensure a training run is EPIC.  I was lucky enough to experience this yesterday while doing a training run in preparation for the… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/07/epic-training-run/

2012 National Triathlon Championships

July 8, 2012, Hawrelak Park, Edmonton, ITU World Cup. It is impossible for me not to have stress or drama before a race.  It just wouldn’t happen.  This was no exception.  I… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/07/2012-national-triathlon-championships/

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