I started off the year not with a hangover, but with a local grassroots ultra, the Club Fat Ass New Year’s Day Fat Ass 50K & Freeze Your Fat Ass Off Swim. It’s an unsupported, un-timed 50K mainly on urban paths and trails in Vancouver, BC. The event is held as a fundraiser for the club and costs only $25. I tagged along with a group of friends as a sort of mobile New Year’s Day party.
I picked up Dikesh and we drove over to Deep Cove for the Club Fat Ass event, Sweet Go Deep. The run offered three distance options 14 km, 20 km, or 40 km (two laps of the 20 km route). Directions were posted prior as the course was not marked and it was an everyone for themselves kind of event.
Saturday, June 18 Dayna, Liana, and I ventured up the Sea-to-Summit trail for some elevation climbing. The guys were busy that day so it turned out to be a ladies trip. It was much more peaceful and less dramatic than usual, ha! We made a quick stop at the Chief Second Peak after I disclosed that I had never [...]
Saturday, June 11 Courtney, Kyle, and Chris set out to complete the epic Van 100, a double crossing of the Baden Powell. Dayna and I crewed them on this insane journey of 100 km, 16,000 ft elevation gain, and just under 30 hours time on feet. We ran the first 25 km from Deep Cove to [...]
Saturday, June 4 I'm catching up on some late posts so this is going to be short and sweet! My friends Dayna, Courtney, and Hailey held their first trail race through Run Like A Girl called Be Fearless. The race was on Squamish trails and there were two distance options: 21k and 11k. Kyle, Chris, Mike, [...]