Well, our family has a little more fur! Sunny our precious poodle came home yesterday and she is cuter than I could have ever imagined. Seeing her sweet little face instantly made my heart whole again. She loved running around our condo, meeting the extended family and pooping under the coffee table. We are working… Continue reading Sunny the Perfect Puppy
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
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 ?
https://vimeo.com/220028225 I'm overwhelmed with emotion and happiness when I think about the Ottawa Marathon. I did not achieve my sub 4 hour marathon but I can confidently say that this race was the best running experience I have ever had. "The marathon will humble you." I never understood or got this "feeling" but… Continue reading The Ottawa Marathon #Canada150
With only 5 days left until the Ottawa Marathon I need to remember it's all a mind game from here. Positive thoughts. Negative splits! Here's a look at why I love the long run & what it has taught me... 5. Enjoy the journey If you are going to dedicate so much time and energy to… Continue reading 5 Things Long Distance Running has Taught me
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