25 Ways to Taper
Big race coming up? Here are some tips for handling the days before your big day.
Tribute to a Treadmill
This zine is dedicated to every treadmill who feels misused or forgotten in a clammy basement today. You’re lonely, but you’re not alone.
Heard a Bird
It is dire poverty indeed when a man is so hungry and poor that he won’t stop to pick up a penny. But if you cultivate a healthy poverty and simplicity, so that finding a penny will literally make your day, then, since the world is in fact planted in pennies, you have with your […]
Prairie Mountain Running
This goes out to all my hill-rep-loving friends. The mountains are calling, and we must go… up, down, up, down, etc See you at the hill!
The Plaque on the Rock
This is the story of a plaque. And a rock. Maybe it’s a kind of a love story. This rock (sans plaque) was featured on the route of the recent Barkman Marathons, but this story began about five years ago. The original plaque made an appearance on the blog in 2019.
Grouse will scare you sockless
What? Me? Scared of some little bird that just flew up out of nowhere making that heart-pounding sound? No way, hehe… But unrelated, did you pack extra TP?
Public Poetry on a Friday Night
Join us Friday, April 21, 7:30pm at The Public in Steinbch for some poetry! I’m excited to hear words from some incredible local poets, including Sarah Ens and Luann Hiebert and others! I’m also honoured to be able to share some words of my own. We’ll be bringing back the Beer Haiku challenge for big […]
Barkley vs Barkman
This weekend saw the inaugural Barkman Marathons, a Barkley-inspired running event in Steinbach, Manitoba. How do these two events compare? In this zine we find out.
How it feels
Let’s talk about the weather…
If the ultrarunning world’s annual obsession with the Barkley Marathons shows us anything, it’s that people love running around with their friends while looking for books. On Saturday, April 15, 2023, in the spirit of Barkley, a new comunity- and book-loving event is being hosted in the most unlikely of locations, Steinbach MB. Organized by […]