Running Stories

Race, event and adventure reports submitted by members.

Night Running

One of the reasons I run is so I can do stuff like the Forbidden Forest Run. This is a photo from the finish of the 2005 FFR and that's Scott Riddell, Dom Repta and Tim Wiens about to go for a well-deserved pint.

True, it's dark. In fact, it was inky dark. We are also running on trails... something most runners wouldn't think of doing in the night out of fear of falling and breaking their necks.

I am no longer a 100 mile virgin...

I finished the Haliburton Forest 100 Miler in 28 Hours 24 minutes and 20 seconds, I had over an hour and a half to spare on the generous 30 hour cutoff...

photo: refuelling

For my first hundred miler, it was a learning experience.

Subway 120K ultra.

May 21st Courteney B.C. Two CFA members did good today. This race is run as a relay of 10 legs with about 300 runner, and two Ultra runner! Ultra Runners: Two Distances are available, approximately 120 km or 50 km (start at stage 7) No one signed up for the 50K. Ultra runners compete in this spectacular and scenic run following the coastal road from Courteney to Nanaimo. Runners must be self sufficient, carry the necessary water and provisions or have a support person. No water stations are provided on the course.

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