How I inadvertently became one of those crazy runners

I know what I said. Turns out I lied and ran a half marathon. Why it happened (a.k.a. folding like a cheap suit) Five months ago, I ran my first 10K. It took about a month and a half of training. I ran until I thought my lungs would explode, and I checked it off my bucket … Continue reading How I inadvertently became one of those crazy runners

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Day 3: Russia, we meet at last

We've officially crossed the Russian border! Even as I'm typing now, I can't believe I'm sitting in a Russian hotel on Russian ground, breathing Russian air. Believe me, there was much rejoicing on my part when we cleared all three Russian checkpoints and finally got the green light. This is happening, people! Dreams are coming … Continue reading Day 3: Russia, we meet at last

The Color Run (a.k.a. if a unicorn could hurl)

Happy Canada Day! I'm usually pretty patriotic on July 1st. I'm talking decked out in red and white, covered in maple leaf tattoos and sporting a comically large hat. This year for whatever reason I didn't get a chance to let all my patriotic colours shine. Boo. Disappointment. So instead I'll entertain you with the … Continue reading The Color Run (a.k.a. if a unicorn could hurl)