A Year in Review: 2017

As a small local business, we couldn't do what we do without the support of our customers. It was a big year jam-packed with good times, and we thank you for being part of the community and supporting us. In 2017 you helped us accomplish some great things.

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Squamish 50: 3/4 Awesome, 1/4 Suffer-fest

Let me start off by saying that winning the Squamish 50 this year is probably the highlight of my ultra-running career. Not because of the cheque or trophy, but because it happened while surrounded by family and friends, and in the amazing community that I now call home. I’ve been living in Squamish for a year now, and the support I felt out the...
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A Primer on Osmolality

One of the obvious realities of being a runner is that the harder we work, the more energy our bodies burn; thus the more energy we need to replace in order to feed the engine. The ironic twist to that equation is that the harder we work, the more reluctant our body is to absorb the calories it requires. The science is pretty clear; at the pointy end of the output spectrum, our stomach goes offline (to spare blood for use in our legs), and both the quantity and form of calories that we can process becomes limited.
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