Location: Barrie, On
Occupation: Serving member of the Canadian Forces Primary Reserve, as a Resource Management Clerk since 2001. Working for Canadian Forces Recruiting Group HQ since 2002.
Date of Birth: 29 Oct 77
Years running: Since 2007
Years running ultras: Since 2010
Shoes I run in: Brooks and Solomon running shoes
Favorite running surface: Trail
Some ultras I have completed: Run for the Toad 50K, Vulture Bait 50K, Dirty Girls 6 hrs and 24 hrs, Sulphur Springs 50mile, Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence 6Hr, Limberlost Challenge 56K.
Best Performances: On stage, at the Ford Centre of the performing Arts.
Community Involvement: Treasurer of the Canadian Forces Base Borden community Council since 2010, continuous
Ultra achievement I am most proud of: Limberlost Challenge 201256K(7:15:33)
Ultras I haven't done but really want to:
Typical training week: I try to run as much as I can. It can challenging when you have kids, when not training 2 short runs and a 20 K run on Sundays with the Borden Striders Club.
Favorite ultra foods: Protein/Energy bars
Favorite ultra beverages: Accelerade by Hammer Nutrition, coconut water.
Things I like most about ultras: The challenge
Things I hate most about ultras: Always the halfway point of the race
What got me started doing ultras: When a realized that with the support of my friends from the Borden Striders Running Club that I could run longer.
Ultrarunning heroes: I’ll let you know one day
Favourite quote(s): Oh! The thinks you can think if only you try ( Dr Seuss) and “ Keep Calm and Carry On”