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Canadian Mountain & Trail Running National Championships Race Recap

Canadian Mountain and Trail Running National Championships Results:
1:18 for 1st female (woo, what?)
15 min w/u, 15 min c/d
Sutton, Quebec I'm sitting on the front porch of the Auberge D&K just after 7:00 am on Saturday morning, June 1. I've just gulped down two plates of fresh fruit and french bread with butter and jelly. The free continental breakfast served here is fit for a King and I believe haven't eaten this good in a while.
I'm cradling a cup of coffee in my hands while enjoying the morning sun against my face. I'm asking myself what in the world I am doing here; Just 48 hours ago I booked my flight to Sutton, last minute out of frustration with my back problems this spring. I've really just arrived, flying into Vermont last night and renting a car to drive across the border. Yesterday I was in Memphis and I plan to head back that way by 1:00 pm after the race (the awards ceremony is scheduled at 1:30 pm, I didn't intend on getting an award so I …

Canadian Mountain Running Champs Short Update

This is not an actual blog (sorry, no time) just a brief update. Recently I got so fed up with my S.I. joint problems that a booked a last minute flight to Sutton to Quebec to participate in the Canadian Mountain Running Championships. Like I expected, my back didn't bother me at all, and quite unexpected, I actually won the race....qualifying for the World Championship in Poland and NACAC in New Hampshire. It was also a relief to finally run a race and not lock up in my hips and get a chance to show my true fitness.

More on this later. For now, here is a short press release: