Woody’s RV Half Marathon 2016 Race Report

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Leading out the pack at the start of the race. Photo by JEFF STOKOE / Red Deer Advocate.

My first race of 2016 (and only running event of the season) kicked off in Red Deer at the Woody’s half marathon. Woody’s marathon, half marathon, and 10 k is held every May Long weekend. My wife and I decided to come home for the weekend and visit family all over Alberta. Of course, I couldn’t come back to Alberta and not race Woody’s, so I Continue reading

Victoria Half Marathon Race Report

Happy to still have a good time despite self destructing the last 10 km.
Happy to still have a good time despite a bad last 10 km.

Moving out to Vancouver Island at the end of summer, I knew I would probably run in the Victoria half marathon and hopefully have a good chance at smashing my best half marathon time. The week leading up to the race, I had some amazing workouts including a great longer tempo run as well as some kilometer repeats at the track. Going into the race, I felt like I had a good shot of running in the 1:10 area. Continue reading