2011 — Marathon A Month ‘N Checkin It Twice

‘Tis The Season For Looking Back Tweet This You know Whidby Island and Vancouver And Port Angeles and the Knee Knacker, Moose Mountain and Bellingham And Columbia Gorge and Seattle. But do you recall The most glitzy marathon of all? Las Vegas the last of nine marathons Had a very racy strip And if you […]

The Hyponatremia Cocktail Du Jour And The Big Fat ‘F’ (part 2 of 3)

Game for a healthy cocktail that’ll give you a lift when you need it most? No jiggers needed. No muddling or shaking. Not even pricey ingredients. A little bit of creativity, a little bit of experience and a little bit of sodium and water is what it takes. Consuming this cocktail du jour becomes vital […]

Slip Inside The West Coast Trail

Do you suppose we’ll meet any wild animals? Some, but mostly sea lions, and cougars, and bears. Sea lions? And Cougars? And bears. Oh my! Slipping and sliding is exactly what you’ll be doing wearing ruby slippers and even hiking boots on this 75km (47 mi) world-class breath-taking adventure trail on the West Coast of […]

10 Reasons To Race

Are you crazy? Why would you want to do that? Here are 10 reasons you might want to consider when the thought to race enters your mind! Racing teaches us to challenge ourselves. It teaches us to push beyond where we thought we could go. It helps us to find out what we are made […]

Ever Do The Knee Knacker? (part 1 of 3)

The Knee Knocker? Ever do the Knee Knocker? No! The Knee Knacker! You’re from Vancouver British Columbia, you’ve heard of it right? It’s September 26th, 2009 and I’m on a day hike recommended by Sunset Magazine — the Kendall Katwalk in Washington state. The Katwalk encompasses a blink-of-an-eye section of the full 2,663 mile (4,286 […]

My AWAKENING with Karnazes

Look backwards for a second. Have you ever had one INCREDIBLE moment in your past that took you for a loop? Perhaps sent you on a double flip, only to be knocked out? The best bit — you awakened with a huge sigh of relief and a smile brimming from ear to ear? Knowing you […]