FKT: Ruthie Sloan - Bruce Trail, Caledon Hills Section (ON, Canada) - 2021-06-03

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11h 50m 27s
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I ran this section solo north to south (it was muddy there were mosquitoes and I had stitches in my leg from cancer biopsy the day before). 
I was 149 days post radical hysterectomy/mid cancer treatment, and I have been running sections of the Bruce trail to chase a version of my own wholeness, and listen to my body remind me of how capable and strong it is. 

This section has significant elevation climbs. The first half of the run was slower due to climbs and slippery/wet rock conditions on more technical parts. The second half went much faster with more road and less technical trails. 

I took a Salomon filter flask and used with some of the rivers/streams while I was in between drop bags I had left on trails the night before. These bags had water/food/supplies to help when needed. 

Due to Covid restrictions some sections of the route had detour according to the Bruce Trail site (eg. Cheltenham Badlands) which added more road running, distance and some elevation to the run.