Author: Denise
I am a runner.

Summer and Fall 2016

My life was very eventful during the summer and fall of 2016! Having entered into a new age category earlier this year, I managed to win quite a few races in my age division. I also pushed through a selection

Posted in Nanaimo Bars, Racing, Running, Track, Trails, Yoga

Nanaimo Bars: the story & recipe

Who does not like Nanaimo Bars? Named after the Vancouver Island city of Nanaimo and they are world famous! They were even served at the Trudeau-Obama state dinner earlier this year. Let me tell you more about them, especially those

Posted in Food, Life lessons, Nanaimo Bars

Bootcamp Storm

Join us for a chance to beat the doldrums, freeze out the blues and pump up the heat! You can’t just run, run, run all the time, without any other fitness activity. Sure running gets your cardio up and your

Posted in Bootcamp, Cross training, Running, Something New

22 Day 22 Push-up Challenge

Well, I did it… I completed 22 push-ups every day for 22 days for PTSD Awareness. This was a challenge where you video yourself (or have someone video you) doing this exercise and post it on your social media platform(s)

Posted in Cross training, Life lessons

Runner Interview – Valerie Gonzales

You have to admire a runner who wins every race in the 2016 Vancouver Island Race Series that she entered! I’ve been impressed with Valerie each time I saw her at a series race and up on the podium at

Posted in Cycling, Ironman, Life lessons, Runner Interview, Running, Swimming, Triathlon Tagged with: , , ,