I hung out with Canada’s best race walkers, here’s what I learned

March 24th, 2017 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in Blogs, MissAdventures | No Comments »

Recently, Jessica had a chance to chat with Canada’s race walking team. She found that they had a lot of helpful advice for runners.


Running as it applies to your relationship status… what to expect

February 14th, 2017 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in Blogs, MissAdventures | No Comments »

I’ve been a runner for almost seven years and despite changes in my zip code, career or relationship status, it has remained an integral part of my life. To honour Valentine’s Day, I thought […]


Saying goodbye through running

February 8th, 2017 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in Blogs, MissAdventures | No Comments »

What happens when we have to say goodbye to a loved one? Jessica explores this topic through the lens of a seasoned runner.


What I Tried: A Tropical Trail Race

January 12th, 2017 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in Blogs, MissAdventures, Trail Races, Trail Running | No Comments »

When Jessica found out that her Florida trail race would have hardly any elevation gain, she figured it would be a breeze. She thought wrong.


What I Tried: Running a Ragnar Ultra

October 27th, 2016 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in Blogs, MissAdventures | No Comments »

Why return to a 24-hour running event? The Ragnar Relay certainly beckons any runner who has done it once. But how do you ensure that everything will go smoothly on race day?


What I Tried: Running a Race and Attending a Wedding in the Same Day

September 26th, 2016 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

In years past, Jessica has had to cancel goal races in favour of going to a wedding. This year though, she decided not to sacrifice either and managed to race before the wedding… twice.


What I Tried: Racing Two Weekends in a Row

August 23rd, 2016 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

When it comes to racing, oftentimes, we feel like we have to whittle down our options so as not to crowd the calendar. Recently though, Jessica was torn between two races. In the end, she decided to make both work.


Why being a runner saved me on my first triathlon

July 18th, 2016 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

Keeping with my relentless pursuit of always trying new-to-me events and adventures related to running, I signed up to compete in a triathlon during a weekend in Muskoka. As a runner, I was very […]


What I Tried This Week: The Pancake Mile

April 21st, 2016 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

A couple weeks ago I found myself at a track toeing a start line. This in itself is nothing new. What was unusual was that I had a pancake in my hand, dripping with […]


What I Tried This Week: Running Through Pain

March 7th, 2016 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

Jessica Kuepfer has been running since 2010. Since then she has dealt with two stress fractures but has come to learn that not every pain requires her to take time off.  I ran on the varsity […]


What I tried this week: Finding a run coach

February 10th, 2016 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

Jessica Kuepfer was an injury-prone runner who felt she wasn’t reaching her true potential as an athlete. She hired a run coach last January and has just celebrated her first 12-month cycle without a single […]


What I Tried This Week: A 48 Hour Winter Rogaine Race

January 31st, 2016 by Jessica Kuepfer | Posted in MissAdventures | No Comments »

As a runner, I am always searching for ways to improve, grow and stretch my boundaries. This past month, I was worried that I may have gone a little too far. I agreed to […]