{Canmore half marathon. Done. Post-run beers and eats at The Drake}

Race #7 and my 3rd half marathon.. DONE. We woke up bright and early this morning and headed out just before 8am to drive out to Canmore. I sipped my ginger tea in the car the way there to calm my nerves (I always get anxious on race day). The drive took a bit longer than anticipated … Continue reading

{Fitness Saturday: How I prepare for the big race day}

Finally the weekend is here! Hope you all are enjoying your Saturday. So I thought I’d do a post on my race ritual seeing as my long awaited Canmore half marathon is tomorrow…(the pic is of a fleece hat we got in our race package) Here is a list of my routine and tips I’ve … Continue reading

{My first canoe trip: Paddling along the Bow river from Banff to Canmore}

I’ve got a busy day ahead of me today, including making some dishes to bring to a local food blogger BBQ, a 20km training run and about 5 hours of design work. So I’ll leave you with some pics from our canoe trip on the Bow river we did yesterday. There were about 13 of us: 6 … Continue reading

{Part II: Off to Canmore for some gourmet goodies}

After our hike yesterday, we stopped in Canmore to visit a couple of my favourite shops for a little shopping. First stop, the Olde Tyme Candy Shoppe. This first item I got is from Japan. It appears to be a mochi with red bean paste and a strawberry interior. The pic on the front is … Continue reading

{Perfect Summer Day: Karst Trail Hike and Canmore Goodies}

We’ve been getting sick of the ridiculous traffic and the sites and sounds of the Stampede (we live only a couple minutes away), so we decided to get out of the city and spend our whole Saturday in Kananaskis Country to take advantage of the amazing summer weather. The drive to Canmore is always beautiful … Continue reading