With the advent of a wheelchair as my primary mode of movement, I wondered whether I would ever get back into the wilderness again. And then we did.
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 in… Continue reading Race Report: Barrie Waterfront 5K
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 any… Continue reading Race Report: Barrie Rotary Fun Run
This was the second time we had competed in this race, so it was interesting to see the difference that a year's training and a much better-fitting chair had on our results.
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 a… Continue reading Barrie Triathlon – Race Report
It's becoming a bit of a tradition for us to do the Barrie Canada Day race. It's easily accessible right down at Heritage Park, it's not too expensive (especially if you sign up early, which this year we did not), it's full of lots of friendly faces we know and love, and it's a great way to start off the summer!
Saturday we woke to a beautiful (if slightly overcast and a little bit chilly) day. We packed the chairs up in the car and headed down to Earl Rowe Provincial Park for the MEC Race Series' third race of the season.