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October 30, 2017

One of the great things about travelling is the opportunity to run races in interesting new places!  You never quite know what to expect!

This weekend I ran the 8th Kokyo marathon in Tokyo Japan. Before you are too impressed, I should explain that in Japan the term marathon is used to refer to any race of any distance. My Kokyo marathon was 21.1 km so it was in...

May 15, 2016




As it says on the signs, this is no ordinary race and these are not ordinary runners (well some of them are not). Army Run is the second biggest running event held in Ottawa each year. There is a 5k and a ½ marathon. Both races start by city hall and the ½ marathon in particular takes a scenic tour of the nation’s capital.


The race expo, which gets better ev...

May 15, 2016

The Rhinebeck Hudson Valley Half Marathon As I volunteer at Ottawa Race Weekend, I was looking around for an event two weeks earlier and stumbled on this gem in the Hudson Valley. The Hamlet of Rhinebeck in Dutchess County New York, was initially settled in 1688 by Dutch settlers and retains tremendous historical character. I was familiar with the area from pas...

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