Posts tagged trail running
Are You Doing This to Get Over Your Season-End Blues?

The end of triathlon season.  The worst part of the year for a triathlete.  The time when the air starts to get crisp, darkness sets in before supper time, and the wind becomes frigid.  The time when the lakes begin to freeze over, the trails are covered in leaves, and snow begins to dust the highways.  The beginnings of the off season.  The end of structured, multi daily workouts and the start of way too much free time.  Every triathlete knows the struggle of not having a gruelling workout to look forward to during the day.  

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Trail Running in Calgary

Where to run?!!!!


It has been almost 2 months since my last race.  Off season consisted of six weeks of recovery and preparing myself for the new season.  As many triathletes know, having time off from training is kind of the worst.  Sure, lounging around is nice for a couple days but after that the itch to work out starts to creep back.  Way back in the day when I was a young, fresh faced college kid, unaware of just how exhausting adulting is, I competed in x-country running.  With knees that were unaffected by the weather and ankles that didn’t constantly crack I was able to effortlessly run through various terrain, storming up hills and gliding down them. Oh to be young.  

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