Race day is always the best day! The runners high is real & I'm feeling it. Around the Bay is North America's oldest road race and it always signals the start to race season. This year about 4000 runners lined up to run the challenging 30 k route. This season was a little different for… Continue reading Another Trip “Around the Bay” 2018
This is probably the prettiest smoothie you'll ever make! I drink this a couple times a week, great for protein & fibre. Here's how you whip it up! Peel chop and boil beets. I usually boil 3 in about 4-5 cups of water. Do not drain! You need the water. Once the beets are cooked,… Continue reading Protein Beet Smoothie
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
I love running because all it takes is a good pair of shoes and the dedication to keep going. That's the necessities- but there are a few products to help keep you comfortable/happy! Here are my favourites, which may be perfect for the runner on your Christmas list ! 1. The Fleece from Columbia This… Continue reading 7 Gifts for the Runner in Your Life
So my last race was in a heat warning. Today's run in a wind warning! What's up with the weather? Interesting races that's for sure. Today's run was special. It was not about me or the distance it was about inspiration. I was so happy that one of my greatest friends Jaclyn and my wonderful… Continue reading Inspiring Runners ! Niagara Marathon Race Review
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!