Holy doodle, it has been a while since my last post! Every week I mean to write a post to fill you in on my adventures, but somehow I run out of time. So much has happened, but I’ll just dazzle you with the epic highlights in 400 words or less.
My first planned race of the year was cancelled so my next first race of the year will be June 20 – the Summit Run-It, the one I’m organizing. We capped it at 40 people. It will be epic.
We’re in full-on summer, except the odd day where it turns to near winter again. That means the days are super long, the flying pinchers are out (the most dreaded insect of the north), the wild roses are blooming, and the bears are out again.
I had my first bear encounter of the year last weekend. The bear was where I needed to go and there was only one way out. I wrangled Kobi up and got her on the leash and then attempted to get my bear spray out of my hydration vest. I keep it in the outside pocket on the very back of the vest. I nearly dislocated something trying to remove the canister without taking the vest off. My arm joints stayed in place, but I did lose its cool case in my panic. The bear eventually wandered back into the woods after a stare down and Kobi and I proceeded to run our guts out to get back home. Reason #27 why I like winter.
In other news, we’re getting a brand new sparkly aquatic centre that opens June 21, I’m very excited. And I learned how to climb a rope in CrossFit. I’m all about prepping for the zombie apocalypse and rope climbing is one of those skills you just might need to escape from zombies.
Ta Da – less than 400 words! What’s scarier, flying pincher or bear? Do you like climbing ropes?