Category: Running

April 8, 2019

A lengthy, detailed recounting of my experience at a snowy, magnificent trail run up over and around a particularly imposing mountain ridge.

February 22, 2019

After several months of writing, training, and being pretty self-absorbed, I got a little injured right before my first race of the year tomorrow, but I’m still excited to run in the snow!

November 30, 2018

Ironically, a solo project like writing a novel or training for a race takes a lot of time and effort from multiple people, and I am coming to understand that the results of those efforts ought to benefit those people too.

November 25, 2018

When: November 4th, 2018 My time: 1:58:38 official, 1:59:55 Apple Watch + Strava The 2018 Vancouver Fall Classic Half Marathon at UBC is my yearly staple race. Its place in my life as the first “long” race I ever completed means it’s one I come back to consistently. It’s for that reason and that reason alone that I ran it this […]

October 15, 2018

A recap of my return to the scene of my 10KM PR race, the Granville Island Turkey Trot. This year I didn’t set any PRs, but I did have fun, and pie.

September 4, 2018

A detailed account of my first ever trail race, the 2018 Handloggers Half Marathon, held on Bowen Island on September 1st.

July 12, 2018

An exploration of the negative impact that my hormone replacement therapy has had on my running, and the seemingly miraculous effect that a change in the style of running I’m pursuing has had on my mood and fitness.

May 8, 2018

A brief assessment of my performance in the 2018 BMO Half Marathon, including the first-ever on-course race photo of myself that I actually like.

May 4, 2018

I’m running the 2018 BMO Half Marathon and I have bittersweet feelings about it for a variety of reasons.