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The Fit Life: which story do you believe?

I remember a girl from Junior High. Gail.  She was picked on, had no real friends.  “Bullied” would maybe be the term we’d use now, but back then she was blamed: mocked, alienated.  Gail invited me over a couple times.  … Continue reading

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The Fit Life: what’s your excuse?

Many of us have heard the story of the rocks in a jar. A professor fills a large jar with rocks and asks his students if the jar is full.  Yes.  Then he fills it with pebbles.  Okaay.  Then sand.  … Continue reading

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The Fit Life: how to finish a hundred miler.

I have never run a hundred miles.  I have never even run 100 kilometres.  Once, I ran the West Coast Trail in a day and we got really lost in the dark, so that was 80 kilometres instead of 75 … Continue reading

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The Fit Life: Every adventure begins with a risk.

There are only two days to the start of a one hundred mile journey through an award winning river valley and here I am digging another thistle out of my hand.  This is what the trails give.  They tell their … Continue reading

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The Fit Life: a lifetime in a day.

This is not the blog I was going to write.  It was going to be about others, their stories, tales from the mountain trails.  But Life gives us opportunities to experience things out of our control and choose how they … Continue reading

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The Fit Life: what matters??

As many of you know, a few years ago, I started a running group on my end of the city where there were no trail running groups.  See a need, meet a need.  About a year later, I was offered … Continue reading

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The Fit Life: what if we had a choice?

Weekends have returned to my “run everything” time.  I now have the strength and stamina to do exploring runs anywhere, all weekend long. It’s a good feeling. After one especially beautiful run, I got to reflecting.  What if I could choose … Continue reading

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