Monthly Archives: June 2017

Crossed the Canadian Border

The Canadian Border was crossed on the evening of Wednesday, June 14th. A record distance of 82 km or 50.95 miles was covered that day!!!  Plans are to celebrate the completion of the Ocean Rescue Run at Kitsilano Beach, Vancouver; on Saturday, June 17th!  An event was created on the Friendly Drifter Facebook page, so

Weather Like Home

The last four days have consisted of a series of ups & downs - long hills and cooler weather.  Portland was a terrific stop and due to a the TV interview and trip to Adidas headquarters, the distance covered was lower that normal yesterday. We entered Washington State - feels terrific!  Also have a special

Oregon Gone

Things have continued to go well, despite the onslaught of allergies that have affected rest & sleep. Picked up some allergy medication on a vehicle side trip in to Independence OR and also had to fix a burnt out headlight bulb. David kept running while DJ from AutoZone fixed the headlight! Also the friendly folks

Over the Ridge

First three days of the run have gone very well.  The route over the ridge and through a national forest provided little if no access to cell service. The run began just east of Reedsport, OR where the trip was postponed last year.  In two days, David has run from Reedsport Oregon, traveling just west