David’s Virtual Boston Marathon

David’s Virtual Boston Marathon

David’s Virtual Boston Marathon Monday September 07, 2020 in Duncan BC. What an exciting day it was going to be. I kept waking up worried I’d miss my cell’s alarm ring at 4am. Yes, 4 am. My husband expected I’d be leaving early but “Wow! That’s really early… When’s...

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Angela MacLean – Runner

Angela MacLean – Runner

Angela MacLean - Runner When my family began to drive around North Cowichan in March 2020, it didn’t take us long before we would see someone running. When I commented on this, my husband who is not a runner, remarked that “If you wander through the forest long enough...

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THE LOOP – James Griffin

THE LOOP – James Griffin

THE LOOP - James Griffin Ellen asked me to write something about the cross country run one can do to include Maple, Prevost and Tzouhalem mountains. I’ve put this together, including personal reminiscences, as a contribution to “Ceevacs Connect”. As I remember (and...

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Nick Versteeg – Runner

Nick Versteeg – Runner

Nick Versteeg – Runner   When I began writing for Ceevacs Connect and seeking runners who were willing to tell their stories, I had no idea that our blog was reaching so many runners. Then a friend emailed and recommended Nick Versteeg as someone who had an...

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Celebrating 62 years; A 62 km. Triathlon

Celebrating 62 years; A 62 km. Triathlon

 Celebrating 62 years; A 62 km. Triathlon I recently celebrated my 62nd birthday. Although this is not an especially noteworthy number, it was important because of our current restrictions on sport in pandemic-times. Many of us in our Ceevacs community have been...

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Ellen on Swimming

Ellen on Swimming

Ellen on Swimming Fuller Lake is a pretty nice place to swim and there are a lot of people who frequent the area. It’s convenient to Crofton, Chemainus, Ladysmith and Duncan. I wondered if I could swim in open water again. Three years ago, when I moved to Crofton, my...

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For all of those Ceevacs Gardeners out there

For all of those Ceevacs Gardeners out there

A visit to Bill and Wilma’s garden One of the hardest days for me to get outside is on a drizzly, foggy, rainy day. I had planned on cycling but when I got up at 6 am, the rain was already coming down hard. Now, what do I do? I did some sewing on a jacket I designed...

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Lock-Down Relay Saturday, May 30, 2020

Lock-Down Relay Saturday, May 30, 2020

Lock-Down Relay Saturday, May 30, 2020 Wow! I just finished the Lock-Down Relay and am so glad I ran it. When I saw Sheron’s email about the relay, I wanted to be sure I could run close to home. At the same time, I got a text from my running friend, Bill who asked if...

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Introducing, Ceevacs Connect

Introducing, Ceevacs Connect

Greetings Ceevacs members, My name is Ellen Candlish and Ceevacs has asked me to become your Ceevacs connector through the Ceevacs Connect blog.   How is everyone fairing, what you are doing and what inspires you, are all questions we can have conversation about. Many...

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