Mountain of Hope 2015 Registration now open

Mountain of Hope had people mud bogging before it was cool.

The registration for Mountain of Hope is now online at Race Roster.

There is a $5 discount available for members using discount code RRRC2015. If your membership is expired, you will be charged the difference before receiving your race bib.

More information about the race is available on the website or check out Getting Prepared for MoH.

The race is capped at 100, so register soon!

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Mountain of Hope Results

The runners I was able to chat with at Mountain of Hope enjoyed themselves. A few suggested there was water more than knee deep –  but it didn’t sound like a complaint.

Early arriving runners warmed up with a dash to their cars while a short downpour drenched anyone left outside. A nice breeze left the mosquitoes to lurk from a distance. And for me, I never found any ticks – bonus!

A big thank you to volunteers for the event – Linda, Doug, Patti, Danielle, Gareth, Lee, Wanda, Roweena, Tom and Rick, as well as to the Running Room staff. These people made the event possible. Forgive me if I missed anyone.

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Getting Prepared for Mountain of Hope

Mountain of Hope (MoH) is a little different than your typical Regina road race. First of all, it is not a road race – it is a trail race. As far as trail races go, MoH is fairly tame. There is a fair bit of space to run, the footing is generally pretty good, slopes aren’t too steep, but you will get your feet wet. There are hills, but they are Regina hills, so they aren’t too big.

There are a few things you should be prepared for at MoH. And a few other tidbits that are just good to know. Continue reading