2022 Dion Snowshoe Squall Race Report

Event Name/ Date/ Location: Dion Snowshoe Squall, February 27, 2022, Hammond Hill Ontario Synopsis: A fun race. We discovered a new place “Hammond Hill” and most of the course was groomed! A real treat for snowshoe running. Beautiful course. Most of the 6 km was actually groomed which is unusual for snowshoe racing. Mostly inContinue reading “2022 Dion Snowshoe Squall Race Report”

Ironman Lake Placid Race Report

I did this race in 2009 and again in 2011. This report is from 2011 but other than some minor changes on the bike course the race is still the same. Much of the road has been re-paved and it’s no longer a mass start. The Short version. Good weather, Lake Placid’s first ever wetsuitContinue reading “Ironman Lake Placid Race Report”

Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour 2016

My first Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour was in 2002 the kids were small at the time so we convinced my sister to look after them for the weekend so we could have a romantic weekend away. A 180 km bike ride to Kingston, overnight in a dorm room with two single beds and a 180Continue reading “Rideau Lakes Cycle Tour 2016”

Hiking the Rideau Trail End to End

Originally posted on Racing and Traveling over 50.:
The Rideau Trail is a 327 km trail from Ottawa to Kingston which is maintained by the Rideau Trail Association. A non-profit volunteer group who do an amazing job of maintaining 387 km of trail. After a year of pandemic living my husband Harold and I were looking…