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Monday, August 24, 2009. No Comment

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Stage 55
Salmon Arm, BC to Kamloops, BC.

We started off fairly early in Salmon Arm, we had a bit of a rough start because of the cold weather. Luckily though for us as the sun came up quick and it warmed up fast. The weather today was amazing as the high for the day was around 30 degrees Celsius. We started off as we Read more…

Sunday, August 23, 2009. No Comment

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Stage 54
Rogers, BC to Salmon Arm, BC.

The day started off early in the morning as has been the case during this run. But the run has been rising a little later each day and so it is dark when we start and sometimes this becomes a safety concern and the group has to wait for some light to fill the valley. Read more…

Saturday, August 22, 2009. One Comment

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Stage 53
Yoho, BC to Rogers, BC.

After getting an early start the blue team began the run enveloped by clouds and fog as they ran the dark and dangerous corridors of the Rockies along the Kicking Horse Pass. The youth ran across the newly engineered bridge which has been cut through a mountain and over the steep valley of Read more…

Friday, August 21, 2009. One Comment

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Stage 52
Canmore, AB to Yoho, BC.

The west team started their day outside of Canmore, Alberta. The blue team began their course for the day at 6:00 am at Banff National Park in Alberta. They completed Ardas along the scenic view of the Rocky Mountains. It was a beautiful sight to the start of their day. Read more…

Thursday, August 20, 2009. No Comment

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Stage 51
Calgary, AB to Canmore, AB.

The members of the yellow and blue teams were rearranged entering the home stretch of the run heading out of Calgary. The new yellow team started extra early at 5:00am today to beat the morning rush in Calgary and all the road closures and construction in the Read more…