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November 27, 2019

This one is a blast from the past taken off our old website. The race is still held each year but they no longer have a full Iron distance. 

The Canadian is Ottawa’s Biggest Triathlon and Ottawa’s only Iron Distance race. Over 1200 people competed this year and K2J was there. We volunteered in the transition zone and raced all at the same time! A very speci...

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...

June 8, 2016

Chocolate, wine and firefighters - what's not to like? This was all the motivation I needed to sign up for the Le Chocolat 1/2 marathon in Windsor, ON. The fact that the course was super flat was just a bonus. My friend saw the race online and we both signed up before we could change our minds. I invited my husband Corey along as well, but after being race sher...

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

Sinister 7 – 2013 Race Report by Randy Cocek | K2J Fitness


Race Details

The Sinister7 is a trail relay and ultramarathon in Crowsnest Pass Alberta. It’s one of the tougher races in Canada, I’m told. The total distance is 148k with a 5.3km elevation gain and consequently, another 5.3km of elevation loss. The terrain is mostly single and double track trail. Each l...

May 10, 2016


TriRudy – A local daily listing from triathletes and runners primarily in the Ottawa area


Marathon Canada – Want to see how fast your competition is? This site includes full marathon and half marathon rankings for all of Canada. It’s generally pretty up to date.


Marathon Guide – This site lists all the major world marathons. Great for a little long term planni...