This was the start of our Grand Canyon adventure in which the five of us would attempt to make the double crossing from the South Rim to the North Rim and back—otherwise known as the Rim2Rim2Rim—in one day. As we moved slowly down the winding switchbacks, we knew that we were running on the edge of the canyon walls, but we had no visual clues of what lay before us. Continue reading
Yesterday I participated in the Run for the Toad event held at Pinehurst Lake Conservation Area in Paris, Ont. Celebrating its 10th year, the race also served as the ACU 50K National Championship, attracting a number of elite runners, such as Taylor Murphy, Ellie Greenwood and Glen Redpath.
Having spent much of August and September recovering from a nasty bone contusion on my left leg, I decided to stick to an easy pace for the duration of the race. My plan was to enjoy the day and not put any undue stress on my leg.