So I started my Christmas shopping ! A couple presents done. And I found all the ornaments I need for my paint night Christmas party (becoming a yearly tradition). Now, on this snowy and chilly Saturday afternoon the stove is hot and my soup is bubbling ! This gorgeous carrot and beet soup is the… Continue reading Carrot & Beet Soup
Oh the long run! I love it and hate it. It makes me worry. But also gives me hope. Stresses me out. Then boosts my mood. Is the worst part of running. Is the best part of running. See, I can't make up my mind! Over the past four years the weekend long run was… Continue reading My Run Experiment: Distance VS Strength
Happy March! As the days get longer, snow continues to melt and the sun angle gets higher in the sky, you can tell spring is coming. And for many runners race season is approaching! So what to run? Where to do it? How to get ready? So many questions...but so much fun, training and discipline… Continue reading Spring Race? My Top 3 Picks
The fall is a perfect time to start running. Weather is on your side when it comes to comfortable temperatures & the changing colours give you extra motivation to get out there ! I've learned a few things as I continue to run! Here's what I want to share with those just starting out. 1.… Continue reading So You Want to Start Running? 10 Tips!
When I think of things I'd pair together, my mind goes towards really rich dark coffee and chocolate. Or the perfect red wine and cheddar. A black dress with really shiny earrings. Not a half marathon and a heat warning. I love fall races becasue of the weather! Crisp mornings, fresh dew on the lawn,… Continue reading Heat Warnings & Half Marathons
As the temperatures cool my love of running is back in full force. After completing the Ottawa marathon in May, I've taken some time off my long runs and focused more on building strength plus HITT training. It's been great, but with this perfect weather rolling in I can't help but count down the days… Continue reading Running into Fall! Race List
Everyone around me is excited for the weekend. But I cant help but wish it wasn't coming so quick! Another long run planned and some weekends the motivation can be hard to find. Especially when the weather isn't pleasant! Here are a few things I always do to ensure I get that long training run… Continue reading 5 Things That Help Me Get Through the Long Run