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Thursday, June 18, 2009. One Comment

img_5841.jpg August 18, 2009
Stage 49
Bassano, AB to Calgary, AB.

The glowing sun slowly creaped up from the east as the West Team travelled along the Trans Canada Highway to their starting point in Bassano. The team was eager to start the day and quickly began with the Ardas. Soon after, the team got warmed up and started their long trek to Calgary, the destination for the day. At first, the landscape was flat and to the eye, seemed never ending. Read more…

Wednesday, June 17, 2009. No Comment

img_5593.jpg August 17, 2009
Stage 48
Suffield, AB to Bassano, AB.

The West Team was up and early as usual in the early hours of the morning as they drove up to the start point just past Suffield. The slopes that they saw in the days before had vanished and it seemed as if they were lost in the prairie landscape that stretched endlessly into the distance with nothing but the divided highway and the occasional truck that would pass by. As they headed northwest towards Calgary a copper sun rose behind them and cast long shadows that were seen along with the warm deep breaths that steamed out of the mouths of the runners. Read more…

Wednesday, June 17, 2009. 2 Comments

ottawa1.jpg July 17, 2009
Stage 17
Calumet, QC to Ottawa, ON.

Today is the big day as we end up in Ottawa, our nation’s capital. Ironically, we reach here exactly ten years to the day we completed the run in 1999. At that time, it was announced the only step up from running from Toronto to Ottawa was to run across the entire country, a dream of every Canadian child after the heritage set by Canadian hero Terry Fox.
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Tuesday, June 16, 2009. 2 Comments

img_8774.jpg August 16, 2009
Stage 47
Maple Creek, SK to Suffield, AB.

Early in the morning, the yellow team began the final leg of the run through Saskatchewan as it neared the provincial border with Alberta. The weather was fierce, testing the mental and physical toughness of each runner. With the blessings of Guru Ji, the runners were able to make it through dark skies, rain, and strong winds. The yellow team successfully made it to Alberta, as birthday boy Jaipal Singh entered the province. case for wireless charging iphone 8 Read more…

Tuesday, June 16, 2009. No Comment

dixie_mural.jpg Volunteers put up a mural at Dixie Gurdwara as a fund raising effort for the run this summer. iphone 6 plus case dinasour A $20 donation will let you put up one tile on the mural. iphone 7 plus phone case speck Sunny who obtained permission from the committee said the volunteers would be Read more…