2015 Dion Red Barn Snowshoe Race (Series Finale)- Results


The cold and windy conditions didn't seem to affect the hardy group of competitors in the Dion Red Barn Snowshoe Race today held near Napanee, Ontario. The 6.2km course featured a variety of terrain including open fields, single track trails and even a hill that many chose to pull themselves up … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race – Results


Congratulations to everyone who participated in today's Dion Summerstown Forest Snowshoe Race. It wouldn't be a 2015 Dion series race without yet another snowstorm. Travel was tricky getting to the race, but the quality of racers in the field was very high. Nick Best of Ottawa picked up … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Westbrook Snowshoe Race – Results


Congratulations to all competitors who ran in the Dion Westbrook Snowshoe Race today at the Kingston 1000 Islands Sportsplex.  The snow was deep from the heavy snowfall and conditions were challenging, but the trails were beautiful and everyone had a great time. Derek Snider of Ottawa took the … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Brighton Snowshoe Race – Results


  The temperature was a cold -25C in Brighton on race morning, but that didn't dampen the enthusiasm for competitors in the 2015 Dion Brighton Snowshoe Race. The race took place at Goodrich-Loomis Conservation area, with the 6.2km course featuring beautiful trails and some challenging … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race – Results

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Start Video: Start Video #2: Conditions were ideal and the course was fast for the Dion Frontenac Snowshoe Race. Racers travelled from as far away as Kitchener, Cornwall, Ottawa, Quebec and the Adirondacks, New York. The race course featured a moderately rolling route over packed snow, … [Read more...]

2015 Dion Ignite the Night Snowshoe Race – Results


Wow! What a magical night at the Dion Ignite the Night Snowshoe Race! 144 participants made this the largest snowshoe race ever held in Ontario for this first year event. The race was held at Upper Canada Village, with competitors racing through the night lit by the lights of the village; in … [Read more...]

Out of Arrowhead


I have officially withdrawn from Arrowhead 135. With only three weeks to go until race day, and dealing with an injury where I haven’t been able to do much, if any, real training over the past seven weeks, there was really no other option. I’m very disappointed about not being able to run this … [Read more...]

Injury & Year End Reflection


The final month of 2014 didn’t exactly end the way that I wanted it to, but there have been encouraging signs over the past week. My calf injury is now five weeks old and counting. The first few weeks included a bit of denial with thinking that I could turn it around with previous tricks of the … [Read more...]

Injury Woes


Seems as though I can’t catch a break these days. After cracking my nose up pretty good last month, I’ve managed to continue with the injury bug with a messed up calf recently. Training for Arrowhead 135 had actually gone well right up to until a little over a week ago. I’d had some plenty solid … [Read more...]

Snowshoe Running Tips


Joanne Richard of iRun Magazine interviewed me for her article A New Movement: Snowshoe Running. I also included some tips to help you get ready for the snowshoe running season. You can check out the article here. … [Read more...]