Dion ‘Ignite The Night’ Snowshoe Run

What better way to start 2022 by doing something new (for me): participate in the Dion ‘Ignite The Night’ snowshoe run! This event took place in the evening of Jan-8 at Upper Canada Heritage Village that boasts an impressive Christmas Light display of 1,000,000 colored lights to illuminate the starting area.

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…

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”

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…