Category Archives: Local Events

Any events within Manitoba that are within a few hours of Winnipeg.

St. Avila Triathlon 2012

This is not exactly a race recap – I didn’t run this race, I volunteered to help because this race is held at my son’s school every year for grades 3-6. It is meant to allow kids to try a … Continue reading

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Winnipeg Police Services Half Marathon Race Recap

The WPS Half marathon was held Sunday, May 6, 2012. This is the third year I’ve registered for this race, but only the second year I’ve been able to run it – last year blizzard like conditions forced us to … Continue reading

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Racing Plan for 2012

I work shift work in a casino. That is by choice – I gave up a regular Monday-Friday 8-5 gig to go do something I love. So while I love my job, working shift work presents some major challenges. One … Continue reading

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Random Friday Thoughts

Yesterday started off OK then hit a major snag. My car refused to start, and Bruce had to come home from work early so I could take his truck to work. Unfortunately, I don’t think this is going to be … Continue reading

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A Few Comments on Our 2011 Manitoba Marathon Experience

This post has been in the works since June. First I had to get over my sheer exasperation about the whole event, I thought I should cool down before writing it… then I was tipped over the edge this week … Continue reading

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