Over the last 2 weeks a lot has been going on with the fundamentals of the race and the trip for me. After my longest potential run on the 29th July my old ITB injury flared up again and I had to stop before finishing the full distance. So much progress has been made since…… Continue reading Countdown until Squamish
When I first got back into running again, after a break during university, the city was my playground. Flat concrete streets perfect for fast running to go with a fast paced lifestyle. As I have grown older my love for the city changed, especially as my running progressed from 10kms and half marathons into longer…… Continue reading Train in the city. To play in the mountains
As part of my #getagrip campaign, inov-8 were kind enough to send me a pair of their new TRAILROC 285s to test out before general release and use in the lead up to racing the Squamish50. I wanted to share with you my thoughts on the shoes and some of their awesome features! The TRAILROC…… Continue reading TRAILROC 285
Using my experiences from previous ultra and trail races I decided to change up my training towards Squamish this year and focused heavily on leg strength and power hiking, as this was my downfall before. Often overlooked, power hiking can be the key to any trail event with a lot of elevation in it. You…… Continue reading Exploring Box Hill
Squamish is a town based in British Columbia, Canada about an hour outside of Vancouver on the Sea to Sky Highway. It is well known for its huge granite cliffs, sought out by climbers around the world, and also boasts some of the most beautiful trail running in the western side of the globe with…… Continue reading Why Squamish?