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Trip report: Killarney 6-day fall canoe trip from George Lake access point

My friend Cheryl and I headed to Killarney Provincial Park at the end of September with high hopes for our 8-day canoe trip starting at the George Lake access point, where we would paddle a route that included many new-to-me … Continue reading

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Race report: Barrelman 1/2 Ironman 2018

The 2018 edition of the Barrelman 1/2 Ironman was to be the 5th running of this race, and my 5th year participating (last year I did the swim/bike due to a foot injury). Alasdair and I arrived at T1 in … Continue reading

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Race report: Lakesprint sprint triathon relay (team Triathalasaurus)

While Alasdair and I have done a few sprint triathlon relays before, this was our first with our daughter, who is finally old enough to do one leg of a sprint distance race. Team Triathalasaurus was ready: Alasdair would swim … Continue reading

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Race report: Guelph Lake II sprint triathlon (with a 46k bike ride warm-up)

A 46k net uphill ride to the race site is not exactly the best strategy for getting oneself onto the podium; however, if you know me at all, you’ll know that that isn’t what motivates me to compete! And so … Continue reading

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Race report: Wasaga Beach Olympic triathlon 2018

I was very relieved to see the calm water in Georgian Bay at the Multisport Canada Wasaga Beach Olympic triathlon on race morning! In previous years, waves had been so bad that they made me feel pukey and even throw … Continue reading

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Race report: Toronto Island Triathlon 2018

Two triathlons in two days: what could possibly go wrong? As part of our goal to do all of the Multisport Canada triathlons this summer, I would have to do the Ontario Women’s Triathlon and the Toronto Island Triathlon on … Continue reading

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Race report: Ontario Women’s Triathlon 2018

I don’t know about you, but getting up at 4 AM for a sprint triathlon seems a little crazy to me! I registered for the Ontario Women’s Triathlon before I even looked at the logistics of the race, so when … Continue reading

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