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Running in my Hood, Steveston BC


Ready to Run
Originally uploaded by erinlesleylee

Today was a beautiful day in Steveston BC. The temperature was -1C clear and sunny. Nice change from the dreadful rain we have had for the past 2 months.

So I put on my capri tights, short sleeve base layer shirt with a heavier long sleeve over top, my hot pink Newtons and my great new touque from Sugoi and headed out for a nice 6km run.

If you click the photo of me, you will see the great stuff that I get to see when I run in my neighbourhood.  Or click HERE for the photo set.

Great place to live and run.

Happy training!

Comments

Jasminn said…
I'm so jealous!!! This morning I woke up to -22, no chance of me running in that (hit the treadmill instead.... boring!)

I stopped in at Steveston over the summer as I was in Vancouver for a conference, gorgeous place!!! Lucky gal! Nice Sugoi stuff too ;)
Ansky said…
So much different than the concrete jungle of New York City. It must be a peaceful place to live, raise a family, and run. Thanks for sharing.
Melanie said…
I've been to that historic Japanese cannery with my mum, a few years ago, We actually spent the whole day in Steveston, had lunch and browsed the shops. It is a very pretty place. What I envy the most though is that there is no snow or ice!
Took me a second to realize you use C, I was thinking, who in their right mind runs in -1F
Stuart said…
Looks great I just got my first tuke from Sugoi...hmm warm ears!

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In early February, I bought a season's pass to Grouse Mountain.  I have owned a pass in the past but not in for a few years.  My main goal was to get up on Monday and/or Wednesday nights for the Social Snowshoe.  90 minutes snowshoeing up the Snowshoe Grind and over the back side of Dam Mountain.  Headlamps required.

Full Moon

Fellow Snowshoers
View of Vancouver
Yes, these are terrible photos.  I only took photos this one time.  I realized that the iPhone will not take good photos in these conditions and you miss the actual moment trying to get a good photo.
In addition to Grouse, I have been up to Cypress Mountain Nordic area two times this season
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Happy hikers today
Happy hikers today