I ran 100 miles in 28 hours and 36 minutes, in the Haliburton Forest Trail Race on September 8-9 2018. This gave me a nice feeling of accomplishment, and I will reflect here about my experience, and the training leading up to it. An ultramarathon … Continue reading100-mile Ultramarathon
Ilana and I completed the Haliburton Forest races yesterday. Ilana ran 50K, I ran 50M. We have been training hard all summer, so were ready for the race. Ilana finished 25th overall out of 78 runners, 6th of 18 female runners, with a run time … Continue readingBig runs: 50K, 50M
Previously, I wrote about critters of L’Amable. Since then, we’ve seen more critters, and signs of even more. We’ve seen a lot of turtles, but this one was particularly big and disruptive to the dog yard. On our running/mushing trail in June, around 2 miles … Continue readingMore critters of L’Amable, Ontario
It’s late spring in L’Amable, Ontario, and we have huge numbers of caterpillars in the dog yard and trails. Specifically, this is the Eastern Tent Caterpillar (Malacosoma americanum). They are pretty gross, and tend to congregate in dog food bowls during the day. They hang … Continue readingEastern Tent Caterpillar-paloosa!