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Race Report: Emperor’s Challenge 2014

Runners tend to obsess over their ‘personal best’ times, but I’m ridiculously proud of my ‘personal worst’ time on the Emperor’s Challenge. With an official distance of 20km, it’s just shy of a proper half marathon, but my finish time … Continue reading

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December 2013: MEC 15K

Race Stats Date: December 1, 2013 Distance: 15k (9.3 miles) Pace: 10:12 min/mile Finish Time: 1:37:40 Overall Place: 60/65 If you run a race but don’t get a single photo — not even a pre-race selfie — does it really … Continue reading

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November 2013: Poppy Run 8K

Race Stats Date: November 10, 2013 Distance: 8k (5 miles) Pace: 10:09 min/mile Finish Time: 52:06 Overall Place: 32/48 Organized races around the Stanley Park Seawall are a dime a dozen. Honestly, they’ve gotten a bit boring. But how often … Continue reading

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October 2013: Turkey Trot 10K

Race Stats Date: October 14, 2013 Distance: 10k (6.2 miles) Pace: 10:14 min/mile Finish Time: 1:02:14 Overall Place: 541/949 What better way to ensure you’ll be really hungry for Thanksgiving dinner gluttony than to run a 10K on Thanksgiving morning? … Continue reading

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September 2013: Vancouver Eastside 10K

Race Stats Date: September 14, 2013 Distance: 10k (6.2 miles) Pace: 9:55 min/mile Finish Time: 1:01:33 Overall Place: 853/1495 I really need to get back into the habit of laying out all of my running clothes and gear the night … Continue reading

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August 2013: Run For Your Lives Zombie 5K

Race Stats Date: August 24, 2013 Distance: 5k-ish (2.83 miles) Pace: 23:05 min/mile Finish Time: 1:05:16 Overall Place: N/A — Infected The Run For Your Lives Zombie 5K was both nothing like I expected and everything I wanted it to … Continue reading

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July 2013: Vancouver Pride Run 5K

Race Stats Date: July 27, 2013 Distance: 5km (3.1 miles) Pace: 9:26 min/mile Finish Time: 28:48 Overall Place: 49/147 For the last few races, I’ve made a conscious effort to wear bright clothing so that I’d be able to pick … Continue reading

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