Tag Archives: Buntzen Lake

The middle-aged athlete on the Buntzen Lake loop

On Victoria Day I met with some of my Phoenix Running Club teammates to run the loop around Buntzen Lake. We gathered in the parking lot at 8:30 on a perfect morning. It was still cool but  the sun promised … Continue reading

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Cooling off during a long hot summer

Swimming bliss I never thought I would come to truly love swimming. Running is my thing. Running is what I’m good at (or used to be); it’s what my body is designed for. Low-fat skinny bodies get hypothermic in water … Continue reading

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Happy New Year with a cough, a croak–and a spark of hope

There were no parties for me last night. In fact, yesterday was the day I finally conceded that I was seriously ill and needed to rest, rather than fight to keep up my workouts, my work shifts at Running Room, … Continue reading

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