Running in Year 2017 (Goal 1000 Miles)

Sunday, September 17, 2017

25K long run -- Lower Don River Trail

Two runs this past week:

* Monday = 5 K
* Yesterday (Saturday) = 29.25 K

YTD = 1487.1 K

Long run on Lower Don River Trail. Scenic view in Taylor Creek Park!

View of Riverdale Park

Lower Don River Trail

Bloor Viaduct.

Pottery Road. Some work being done to the trail.

Great view.

Another scenic view -- will be amazing with fall colours.












Bud's first Terry Fox Walk!

Took Bud to the Terry Fox Run -- we did the 3K walk together at the Liberty Village site. There were plenty of dogs! Happy to make a donation as Terry Fox is in an inspiration and hero.



Listening to race organizer.

Bud ready for the 3K walk!

Walkers are lined up ready to start.

Heading south to the waterfront.

Bud saying "hi" to canine friends.

0.5 K completed!

1.0 K completed.

Selfie with Bud at the waterfront.

Finish line. We did it!!!
Our certificate!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

25 K long run yesterday.

YTD = 1452.8 K


King Street closed for TIFF.

Autumn weather - cool and sunny - amazing running weather.

Martin Goodman Trail - 15K, 25K, 40K walks for cancer

Humber River Bridge

Farmer's Market - great to see how the fruits and vegetables change over the months


Trees will have fall colours soon.

CNE - everything cleared up from last week

Monday, September 4, 2017

6K today; fall marathons

6 K run on Labour Day. Tomorrow school year officially begins. That means fall marathon season is around the corner! Thrilled to have run 323 K more than last year at this time.

YTD = 1421.8 K

University of Toronto frosh week

Looking forward to five full fall marathons and the finisher's medals (available on web sites):

* Sunday, September 24, 2017: Montreal Marathon (free reg)
* Sunday, October 1, 2017: Picton Marathon
* Sunday, October 15, 2017: Niagara International Marathon
* Sunday, October 22, 2017: Toronto Waterfront Marathon
* Sunday, November 5, 2017: Hamilton Marathon


Montreal Marathon

Niagara International Marathon - year #20

Toronto Waterfront Marathon


Saturday, September 2, 2017

Selected as Ambassador for the 2017 Niagara Falls International Marathon

Thrilled to be selected as an ambassador for the 2017 Niagara Falls International Marathon! I will be posting on Twitter leading up the marathon.


Three runs this week as I have returned to work:

* Tuesday = 5 K
* Wednesday = 5 K
* Saturday = 25 K

YTD = 1415.8 K

CNE - another edition ends on Labour Day. Amazing running weather -- sunny and 18C

Ontario Place
Can't believe fall is around the corner - falls colours coming


Humber River Bridge

Continue heading east on Martin Goodman trail
Farmer's Market at Humber River Shore. 


View of downtown Toronto -- windy!
Toronto sign

Air Show!

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Week in Review

Today = 25.75 K
Yesterday (Friday) = 7 K
Wednesday = 6 K
Monday = 5 K

[week = 43.75 K]

YTD = 1380.8 K

Headed to Toronto Islands for long run today. 18C and sunny. 
Ferry approaching Centre Island.
Olympic Island closed due to the flood. Centerville's Log Ride. 
Water fall.
Girbaltar Point Lighthouse - 2nd oldest surviving lighthouse in Canada - built 1808
Hanlon's Point - scenic view


Reminder of the floods.
Boardwalk to Ward's Island
Homes on Ward Island
View of Toronto skyline from Algonquin Island.