Running Stories

Race, event and adventure reports submitted by members.

Silly Chili Triathlon 2012

Triathlon first leg:  10 starters
Saturday 10 November 2012

Pacing the Ozark Trail 100 - 2012, TAKE TWO!

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1. a statement of an amount due; bill.

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My First Year as a Fat Ass

Registration for 2013 Club membership is open and I thought it might help some people to decide whether joining might be for them if I share some of my experiences after approximately one year of membership.

Up until a year ago I was checking out the website on and of for a little while and I was going through a bit of a funk in my running and exercising routine. In November I finally made the decision to join Club Fat Ass. I wasn't sure how it would go since I knew none of the members and I joined alone.

Top reasons why you want to be trail running in the rain ... seriously

I know it's tough to embrace the rainy days after 3 gorgeous month of almost nothing but sunshine. For all I know we had the driest August and Semptember on record.

So here are a few thoughts that hopefully will help you drag your tired self out of bed and head out when you can hear the pitter patter of raindrops outside the house.

The Bagging of Hanover


Jackson Points to the peak of Hanover

Since I first became aware of Mount Hanover, it has loomed large as peak I had to stand on top of.  

2012 - Year 11 - Capilano Midsummer Night Run

Running the Wonderland Trail around Mt Rainier

For those who have run the Grand Canyon, West Coast Trail, and TransZion run, and are looking for the next epic trail running adventure, the 93-odd-mile Wonderland Trail around majestic Mt Rainier is a must-do stunner.

Full Moon Frenzy 2012 Race Report


Alexis Guigue won the overall classfication cleanly & the KOM by way of tie-break in the first completed Full Moon Frenzy Ultra.

Great Peak Ascent

Late July is a perfect time for a run in the mountains on Vancouver's north shore.  The weather is generally excellent, the snow is generally gone and the trails are generally mud-free.  The only challenge is picking a trail and running it!

My Adventure Pacing Adventure Mike




















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