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Race report: Rev3 Niagara Falls Barrelman Swim/Bike 2017

2017 was to be my 4th time participating in the Barrelman half ironman (the only point to point triathlon in Ontario), until a tender foot forced me to switch into the swim/bike at the last minute. Too many fun things … Continue reading

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How to plan a menu for backcountry camping

Are you considering going on a backpacking trip or a canoe trip, but aren’t quite sure what you would eat?  There are lots of things to keep in mind when you’re designing your menu, but really, it’s not that hard! … Continue reading

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Race Report: Wasaga Beach Olympic triathlon 2017

What a difference 6 days and a calm Lake Huron can make! I arrived at Wasaga Beach the day before the race with my husband (also racing) and my kids. We spent the afternoon at the beach, but I didn’t … Continue reading

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Race report: Goderich Olympic triathlon 2017

Knowing from past experience what the waves in Lake Huron can be like, I was relieved to see that things seemed relatively calm on race morning! There were big waves at the shore, but it looked quieter further out… Once … Continue reading

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Race report: Subaru Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race (paddle/bike/run)

It was this past winter at a snowshoe orienteering race that I first heard about the Subaru Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race. It sounded really fun – and more importantly, doable – even for a non-mountain biker like me. My friend Rebecca was … Continue reading

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A first timer’s experience participating in the Canadian Orienteering Championships!

Ten months ago I attended my very first navigation clinic. This past weekend, I participated in the Canadian Orienteering Championships! Little secret here – you don’t need to qualify to participate! Regardless, I’ve gone from learning the absolute basics to … Continue reading

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Race report: Niagara sprint triathlon

It may have been a triathlon, but this one started with a pre-race in-water dance – well, at least for 2 people! It had been 5 years since Alasdair and I raced the Niagara sprint triathlon in Grimsby, but we … Continue reading

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