2021 Run to Empower Race Report- A Return to Racing

It’s been a long time since any of us stood on the start line waiting for the gun to go off. Run to Empower was my first in person race in almost two years and after the relative isolation of COVID-19 the idea of going to a race with other people was a little odd.Continue reading “2021 Run to Empower Race Report- A Return to Racing”

Boston marathon 2021 the Role Playing Game Race Report

Originally posted on HockeyGeekGirl:
Welcome to Boston Marathon 2021  – the newest role playing adventure game. Due to COVID, Boston 2020 was entirely virtual and just about every other in person race was cancelled. Many of us couldn’t even train with our run buds any more. When they announced registration for in-person Boston 2021, I…

BarkHaven 2021 , Race Directors edition

It’s been quite a summer, and with an effective C19 protocol available, Judy and I spent some time pondering what kind of event we could put together that would meet the spirit of RunK2J. We’ve always wanted to do a variation of “The Barkley Marathon”, that was inclusive, challenging at various levels, and most importantly,Continue reading “BarkHaven 2021 , Race Directors edition”

The Rideau Trail Extreme Hiking Challenge – 50km Trail Run

Originally posted on Racing and Traveling over 50.:
We were looking for some new adventures close to home this summer so we decided to work on completing the Rideau Trail. The Rideau Trail is a 327 km trail over private and public land between Kingston and Ottawa. There are people who do the whole trail in…

RunK2J Virtual Marathon Sherpa

As the Chief Executive Volunteer (CEV) of RunK2J, I need to keep my volunteer skills tuned during the C19 period, so when we get back to having events in place, we’re able to volunteer and get some public events back into place. May was timeframe to complete Ottawa Race Weekend virtual runs, and the gameContinue reading “RunK2J Virtual Marathon Sherpa”

Las Vegas Rock and Roll Marathon – 1/2 Marathon Race Report

Running down the Las Vegas strip at night sounded amusing so when my sister, Susan Ibach, suggested we run the half at Rock and Roll Las Vegas Marathon I jumped on a plane, which sat on the tarmac for 90 minutes, and eventually took us to Las Vegas. We landed Friday and went to theContinue reading “Las Vegas Rock and Roll Marathon – 1/2 Marathon Race Report”

The 2016 Canadian Cross Country Championships

I took a bunch of years off but I started my running journey as a high school cross country runner in New Brunswick many, many, many years ago. I actually ran at the Canadian Cross Country Championships in Ottawa in 1977 on a golf course somewhere, Vancouver in 1978 in Stanley Park and Halifax inContinue reading “The 2016 Canadian Cross Country Championships”

Philadelphia Marathon Race Report by Susan Ibach

 just ran the Philadelphia marathon. Every race is unique, here’s my take on Philly. The city as a race destination The people The start The course The finish chute What could have been better The best part of the Philadelphia Marathon Thank yous The city as a race destination Philadelphia is a fantastic destination cityContinue reading “Philadelphia Marathon Race Report by Susan Ibach”