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Day 252-254 – 96.1 km (total – 6606.9 km)

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Although the prairies had a brief heatwave last week, fall is definitely in the air here in Calgary.  As I was driving back from a school visit this afternoon, I could see the yellows and oranges of autumn making their mark.  This afternoon I was at Sherwood School in Calgary visiting some grade 5/6 students...

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Day 247-251 – 178.7 km (total – 6510.8 km)

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Just a quick update…  I am a bit behind on my schedule coming into Calgary.  My mind and body are quite fatigued these days, and so today has ended up being a day off which I had hoped would be a running day.  After 8 months of running and living in an RV, I am really starting to feel the affects of doing this...

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Day 242-246 – 177.1 km (total – 6332.1 km)

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Throughout Canada yesterday, people ran and cycled.  They ran and cycled in support of Terry Fox and the continued effort to raise money for cancer research.  A new sculpture by Douglas Coupland was unveiled this past weekend near Stanley Park in BC to commemorate Terry Fox’s journey...

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Day 241 – 47.2 km (total – 6155 km)

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Did you know that Justin Bieber’s Baby video is the most watched video EVER in the world?!  It has over 620 million views on youtube and has been officially recognized by the Guiness Book of World Records.  Roger Ebert, the infamous movie critic has half a million followers on Twitter...

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Day 238-240 – 117.6 km (total – 6108.8 km)

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The words above are my friend Audrey’s way of describing the prairies.  And over the past couple of weeks, I think I quite agree.  My favourite moments have been lying in the tall grasses eating my lunch, looking up into the vast sky or watching train after train glide along the horizon.  Land of Living Skies is etched on each Saskatchewan license plate and it’s not hard to see why...

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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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