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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Capra Holiday Gift Guide

It's almost that time of year and we're not really sure where the year went! So with two weeks left until the holidays, we put together a little gift guide to help spark some ideas. Whether you need something big for your significant other, meaningful for your parents, fancy for yourself, or something to bulk up a stocking, we're here to help.
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