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My Upcoming Race Season: Training for my first 100miler & first Ironman

When it came time to firm up my race schedule for this year, I decided that this was the year to cross two things off of my bucket list: Ironman Canada and run a 100miler.  After… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/06/my-upcoming-race-season-training-my-first-100miler-first-ironman/

My Race Season

The spring/summer running season has been a bit of a blur. It was a bittersweet summer for me race wise as the excitement of getting chosen in the lottery for the legendary… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/09/my-race-season/

Iron Legs 50 Miler

Preparation: I previously discussed my marathon training in my blog titled “Another Cross off the Bucket List”. After this June 7th/2015 marathon my training fell off for a few… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/09/iron-legs-50-miler/

Death Race 2015

The last three race seasons have been awesome.  I have pushed myself in different races and ran my first 100miler.   Things came full circle when I returned to death race for… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/08/death-race-2015/

Pine to Palm 100

It has been one week since I ran the Pine to Palm 100. Now that the dust has settled,I have had some time to reflect on a truly amazing experience. Pine to Palm is a point… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/pine-palm-100/

Vibram Lawsuit

About a month ago I posted about the claim from the media and running magazines that the minimalism trend was over or fading and my response to this. Over the rest of the year it… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/06/vibram-lawsuit/

Too much cushion?

I have been reading a number of magazines, articles, discussing the fall of minimalism sales over the last year. These articles inference that the trend back to a traditional shoe… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/02/too-much-cushion/

Update and a bit about running form……

Training continues for the san fran 50 miler in december.  Things are going well.  I raced in the Mount Robson Marathon (actually 46k) two weekends ago.  This is the second year… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/oldposts/12/update-and-bit-about-running-form/

Death Race recap

It was 8 years ago that I was introduced to the Canadian Death Race. After 7 years of completing on teams from 2-5, I decided that 2013 was the year to step up and attempt the… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/08/death-race-recap/

2013 race season started (kind of…..)

It’s been a while since my last post and over that time I have accumulated lots of miles. Training has been going well as this past weekend marked the start of my race season. I… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/06/2013-race-season-started-kind/

2013 Training Plan

After a long season last year, I have finally regained my focus and motivation to get back at it. Getting going in 2013 has been tough, I have felt a little drained… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/03/2013-training-plan/

2013 Plan

After a long season last year, I have finally regained my focus and motivation to get back at it. Getting going in 2013 has been tough, I have felt a little drained… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/03/2013-plan/

Fernie Ultra

This past weekend, I drove down to fernie for the inagural fernie ultra and relay (50 miler). This was a small event roughly 50 soloist and 13 teams participating, but many more… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/02/fernie-ultra/

2013 season done

Overall a great year of events for me. New challenges and learning experiences through 2012 has re-ignited my passion for running and endurance events. The change to my training… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/12/2013-season-done/

Grizzly 50KM

After waffling back and forth last week, I broke down and entered into the Grizzly 50Km held in Canmore on the Thanksgiving Sunday.  I was planning on doing some longer miles this… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/10/grizzly-50km/

Post Race

Great weekend up in Grande Cache for the Death Race. Our team put together a solid effort and finished in 3rd place with a time of 11hrs and 36min. I ran leg 2 for our one… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/08/post-race/

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/

CDR

Canadian Death race is a mere 9 days out.  Will be running with James Dean, his brothers Pete and Matt, and recent hawaii ironman qualifier Joel Maley. We should have a pretty… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/07/cdr/

Fast Trax 50K

I ran the Fast trax 50k last Saturday at Gold bar park.   This is a great local event put on by Jack Cook and his crew from his run and ski shop.    This was the second year I… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/06/fast-trax-50k/

Hardkore’s training plan

I’ve tweaked my training this year and this coming weekend will be a good test.  Running the Fast trax 50K this coming weekend, as test to see how the fitness level is. I’ve… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2012/06/hardkores-training-plan/

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