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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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What’s up with the box under the bridge?

According to a quick Google search, this cage-like structure under the north end of the Cambie Bridge was designed to store kayaks. It’s remained empty since its installation, at least four years ago. Leaves and trash pile up, the occasional … 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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Twelfth Night at Bard on the Beach

Shakespeare! Now with sideboob and sexy man-butts! Bard on the Beach opened its 24th season this week, with this year’s productions of Twelfth Night and Hamlet on the main stage, and Measure for Measure and Elizabeth Rex (by Canadian novelist … Continue reading

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