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The Amazing Hunt Canada Line Race

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The Amazing Hunt is coming to the Canada Line. A while back in my Amazing Hunt 2009 preview post there was mention of a Skytrain race and it’s now been confirmed that it will take place in October on the shiny new Canada Line. This will be the second transit race and this time participants […]

The Amazing Hunt 2009

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Over the last five years Bill Lin has been organizing The Amazing Hunt in various communities around the Lower Mainland. He operates private races for corporate or group teambuilding, as well as public races where any pair can sign up to compete. The idea is similar to the hit TV show The Amazing Race although […]

The Amazing Hunt Vancouver Recap

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Luckily, we didn’t do much that involved exercising fingers so I am fully capable of writing this post. On the other hand, I know Vancouver Marathon runners must be thinking I’m crazy because the 7 hours of The Amazing Hunt totally kicked my butt. It could have been the yogurt we had to chug, or […]

The Amazing Hunt: Vancouver Edition

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In less than 24 hours John and I will be running and driving through the streets of Vancouver during the first Amazing Hunt of 2008. The Amazing Hunt is an urban adventure racing series modeled after popular reality television shows. You will get to set out as teams of two to embark on an exhilarating […]

The Amazing Hunt is on for 2008

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Last year my sister and I participated twice in The Amazing Hunt, once in a foot race Granville Island and the other in Surrey (with car travel). Fashioned after the popular CBS and Emmy-winning reality show The Amazing Race, this hyper-local adventure challenge tests your brains and brawn with tasks that take place in a […]

The Amazing Race 12 Blog: Episode 5 and 6

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WOW I’m REALLY behind on my Amazing Race coverage so let’s just hop right to it (recaps for episodes 7 and 8 will follow shortly, to get all this up to date). Episode 5: Rank at the beginning of the leg: 1. AH – Brother/Sister 2. NJ – Dating Couple 3. RC – Father/Daughter 4. […]