2017 World Snowshoe Championships Race Report

The 2017 World Snowshoe Championships were held in Saranac Lake New York. I had been snowshoe running for a few years at Mad Trapper events but this was my first really big Snowshoe Running event. The race was originally supposed to start in downtown Saranac Lake right in front of the town hall. The townContinue reading “2017 World Snowshoe Championships Race Report”

Never Run a 10K in a Hazmat Suit. The Life and Times of a 60 Minute Pace Bunny.

It all started quite innocently. I  volunteered to be a pace bunny for Ottawa Race Weekend and when I discovered that I had to wear a shirt that was too big and a hat with ears on it, I decided If I had to look silly why not look really silly. I went to WalmartContinue reading “Never Run a 10K in a Hazmat Suit. The Life and Times of a 60 Minute Pace Bunny.”

Ironman 70.3 World Championships

Originally posted on Racing and Traveling over 50.:
The only way to get into the World Ironman 70.3 Championships is to qualify at another Ironman 70.3 race. Winning your age group qualifies you automatically and each race has a few extra spots which go to the top finishers in the age groups with the most competitors…

2014 Ironman 70.3 World Championship Race Report

Originally posted on Racing and Traveling over 50.:
The short version: Awesome venue, great event, 2500 athletes from 87 countries and they all looked fast! The long version: Living in Ottawa and being involved with Ironman races both as a volunteer and a competitor Tremblant is starting to feel like home. I went up on Thursday,…

2009 Ford Ironman World Championships Race Report

Originally posted on Racing and Traveling over 50.:
Every year 1800 or so athletes arrive in Kona for the World Ironman Championships. Almost 24 hours after leaving home Harold, JR, Michele and myself arrived among them. The only thing that was missing was my bike. We knew where it was because we saw it sitting on…