Monthly Archives: October 2007

New rushes

OK – here is an updated version of the Why I Run video. Right click and choose save file (or link) – this is a high quality large format WMV file. I made some changes based on earlier comments and … Continue reading

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XC – Provincials

The best thing a coach can hope for at the high school level is to get their athletes to the provincial championships. Honestly I had little to do with the two runners from our school getting to where they are. … Continue reading

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Game over

For the first time in a long time there is no football this week. The Lakeshore Cougars Pee Wee team lost their semi final game on Saturday morning. Coach Daniels with my son on the right and his partner on … Continue reading

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Opportunities abound

Unexpected opportunities crop up periodically and you have to decide whether or not to pursue them. Quite out of the blue it looks like I will have the opportunity to run in a marathon in December the race will happen … Continue reading

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The thin man

Well it is an expression really. I have been spreading myself a little thin the past little while. My son’s football team has made it to the playoffs by the skin of their teeth and practices have been frequent and … Continue reading

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Why I Run

Here is the first effort at the start of the movie Why I Run (this is a large format WMV file) – it would help if you can speak french as I haven’t figured out how to do subtitles yet … Continue reading

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Rememberance of things past

Hume Cronin wrote that memory is a terrible liar in his brilliant autobiography Terrible Liar and he is right. There is something about memory that colours the past in richer hues than are possible. That being said I have been … Continue reading

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When all is said and done this is what runners are aiming for – the finish line. Jason picked me up at my place around quarter to eight and we headed off down the 20 to Les Cedres. Mistake one: … Continue reading

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Des Cedres

The map is one of a place referred to simply as Des Cedres (The Cedars). It is a cross country skiing area which also hosts the only XC event on the Endurance calendar. Jason Cordery is giving me a lift … Continue reading

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TSN

The Toronto Sports Network (TSN) is also known as The Sports Network but should really change its name to North American Major League Network because if it doesn’t happen in Football, Baseball, Hockey or Golf (which is as much of … Continue reading

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