Winter for those of us in the Northern hemisphere is a time of year to reconnect with your non-racing friends, reflect on the past season, and build some enthusiasm for the next season while giving your body a break from the traveling and racing. Your body will have absorbed a lot of training and racing […]
I flew back from Hawaii to arrive in Victoria first thing in the morning on Friday. That overnight flight from the islands is not a treat but the weather on arrival was. Gorgeous sunny weather was on the menu for my first day home. Too bad I wasted some of it falling into a coma.
In my second attempt racing the half marathon distance at the XTERRA Trail Run World Champs I performed far, far better. A 3rd place versus a 10th place is nice but really, it was the eight minutes of improvement I liked the best. I think every year this race is slightly different and I felt