Race Report: Barrie Waterfront 5K

After our fabulous race on Wednesday, Captains Justin, Jaxon and myself decided we were gluttons for punishment and we came back this morning for another race – this time the Barrie Waterfront 5K! We packed up the car in the rain, with the wind picking up, and at 6:30 in the morning a race inContinue reading “Race Report: Barrie Waterfront 5K”

Race Report: Barrie Rotary Fun Run

The last Wednesday in May is the annual Barrie Rotary Fun Run. This race has been part of our annual calendar since we first moved to Barrie in 2008, and this year was no different! The weather was about as good as we have ever had it – 20 degrees, partly cloudy, and hardly anyContinue reading “Race Report: Barrie Rotary Fun Run”

Barrie Triathlon – Race Report

The morning of the big race dawned beautifully – although we were up far before dawn! The advantage of doing a local race, however, is that it was only 5:49 when I got out of bed, instead of the 4 am or earlier we would have done if we had needed to drive to aContinue reading “Barrie Triathlon – Race Report”

Race Report – Scotiabank Half Marathon

Yesterday was the day we’d been training for all summer!

After over four months of waiting for my chair it shipped over a week ago. Problems with delays at the factory where it was made, and then issues with shipping meant that by Friday afternoon it was stuck in a semi-truck at the UPS Depot in Windsor, with no chance of getting it to Barrie before our race.

Marianne from My Team Triumph Canada, and an amazing friend who lives in Windsor called, pestered, insisted and succeeded in emancipating my chair from the depot late Friday afternoon, drove it up from Windsor and assembled it on Saturday, and arrived with it in hand Sunday morning.