I have never felt so happy and accomplished in my life! Today I reached a life goal: run a sub 4 hour marathon. Here's the story ! This year has been different when it comes to running. When my sweet dog Rainbow passed away in January I really thought I was going to pack… Continue reading It Happened! Sub 4 Hour Marathoner
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
My heart is full of accomplishment and happiness when I think about my spring race season. I conquered my fears by finally attempting to run Around the Bay! I kept to my roots by running the Mississauga Half. I became a two time marathoner after completing the Ottawa Marathon, one of the best race experiences… Continue reading The Long Run! What’s Next ?
After a race there is always a story to tell. And this time it's a story that speaks to dedication and believing in yourself. For the first time in my relationship with running I have gone out of the comfort zone. Tempo runs, speed work, negative splits. All things that seem to take the fun… Continue reading Mississauga 1/2 Marathon: Race Recap
I'm in it for the long run! In just six weeks I'll be in Ottawa embracing the special moment at the start line, trusting my training, enjoying the route and completing my second full marathon. I have to say this time around I'm enjoying the training a lot more. I have more confidence in myself… Continue reading A Training Update : Ottawa Marathon
I'm becoming a winter runner. A hard core Canadian runner! And its feels great. A -10 C morning is a great time for a 10 K. An above seasonal February long weekend calls for a 22k training run. Marching through the snow as I train has become "fun". I cant believe that I am mentally at this… Continue reading Winter Runs for Spring Success