Tag Archives: Newfoundland

5 Random Things I Did This Weekend

Here’s what we were up to on this extended weekend edition of the 5 Random Things! 1) Off to Canada we go! We started off the weekend with a mere 8 hour flight to Toronto…followed by a four hour layover…and … Read More Here

5 Random Things From a Weekend in Newfoundland

I’m on my way to Interbike! But first, a bit of a stopover for a long weekend in Newfoundland, which happens to be The Girl’s hometown in the greater St. John’s area.  Of course I have been here many times … Read More Here

5 Random Things From A Week In Newfoundland

I’ve been relaxing up in Northeastern Canada since early last week, so here’s what I’ve been up to! 1) Back in Newfoundland After three flights following my brief stay in Oulu, Finland, I found myself landing in Newfoundland, Canada – … Read More Here

Photo of the day: Most confusing triathlon swim course ever

It’s been a long time since the last ‘Photo of the day’ post, which have historically almost always been on Friday’s.  But earlier this week when we turned the bend on a tiny coastal road in Northern Newfoundland, I knew … Read More Here

Cycling to the most easterly point in North America

After driving out to Cape Spear last Monday I decided that it would make for a perfect long ride this weekend. Except, I wasn’t quite content with just a ‘simple’ out and back. No, I’d add in a bunch more … Read More Here

A week of swim, bike, run (and eating) in Newfoundland

We arrived up here late last Sunday night, ready for a bit more than a week on ‘The Rock’ – Newfoundland, Canada.  For those not quite clear where that is, think Greenland, and then go a little bit southwest – … Read More Here

A Canadian Moose of a Long Run

Quick Side Note: A US soldier deployed over in Afghanistan (and avid reader of this blog) is working on a public speaking course during his deployment over there and is doing a quick survey on running and GPS as part … Read More Here

A summer weekend in St. John’s, Newfoundland

The past four days I’ve been enjoying my time up in St. John’s, Newfoundland with my in-laws (still getting used to saying that!). Despite the mixed weather, it’s been a great time! Thursday morning I went for a bit of … Read More Here

A Newfoundland Christmas

As I’ve come to realize over the past few months, that when going to Newfoundland (home of The Girl), the journey is half the battle.  I’ve yet to experience a trip there free of flights being dorked up, and this … Read More Here

Newfoundland Part II: Moose everything

My second week up in Newfoundland was almost as busy as the first, despite the fact that this time we didn’t attempt to drive around the island.  Instead, we focused on things that were local – and just generally enjoying … Read More Here

My first week in Newfoundland

I’ve been up here in Newfoundland, Canada for the past 10 days now in total – though, that’d be a week since the St. John’s Triathlon last Sunday. This past week has been a whirlwind tour of the island, as … Read More Here

St. John’s Newfoundland Triathlon Race Report

Sometimes…things go well, like really well.  And sometimes, things don’t go so well, like rather badly.  As for this race…well, the number three wasn’t just the number of sports I did today.  But let’s start at the beginning. The beginning … Read More Here