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Day 265/266 – 95.3 km (total – 7024 km)

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I love hearing about different Thanksgiving traditions.  Jen has informed me that we have to wear lumberjack shirts, listen to the Arthur Awards on the Vinyl Café with Stuart Maclean and go for a swim in a lake somewhere.  The only one I’m not in for is the latter!  Food is of course a big part of Thanksgiving...

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Day 262-264 – 103.6 km (total – 6928.7 km)

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On Wednesday after the run, Jen and I drove down to Invermere for some school presentations on Thursday.  Eli Baker, a friend from school had set up these visits and asked me to speak at CBEEN’s (Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network) AGM in the evening.  It was a great day with students!  First, we went to A.J. Laird Elementary and our jaws dropped as we walked into the gym...

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Day 257-261 – 185.1 km (total – 6825.1 km)

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Since running into the mountains, it’s been a busy few days.  My deepest thanks to Rob and Chloe Vance for taking me in and helping me to have a good day off!  It was just what the doctor ordered.  And thanks to John and Erin Krohe… they took Jen in for the day off.  Since running into the mountains, it’s been a busy few days...

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Explore Online Magainze: Trail Mixings

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Running nearly a marathon a day. Every day. From St. John's Newfoundland to Vancouver, BC.Just typing those words leaves me... amazed? in awe? inspired? ... exhausted?Yes, even thought of running each day, let alone running a marathon each day, exhausts me, yet that's what Colin Harris of Take Me Outside (TMO) has been doing each day since January 2011. And he's taken on this extraordinary challenge with the purest of intentions: To encourage the youth of today to get outside...

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Day 255/256 – 33.1 km (total – 6640 km)

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Yesterday was a side trip up to Red Deer to visit some schools set up by my friend Todd Nivens.  It was a busy day… 2 schools in the morning, a radio interview, a trip to the nature centre that Todd works at, and another school in the afternoon.  As usual, I drove back to Calgary feeling energized from the interaction with students...

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Times Colonist Times Colonist Thursday, 27 October 2011 00:00 Colin Harris ended his ninemonth, cross-Canada odyssey Tuesday by dipping his foot...
CTV News CTV News Wednesday, 26 October 2011 00:00 COLWOOD — Colin Harris arrived at Royal Roads University, following a 7,600 kilo...
CHEK News CHEK News Wednesday, 26 October 2011 00:00 Bruce Kirkpatrick for CHEK news was also on hand at today's end of run festivities....
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