It's time to bring back some creativity in the kitchen ! I'm recovering from LASIK eye surgery and also housebound since my entire neighbourhood looks like a skating rink ! So- I'm killing sometime in the kitchen. I recently met with a dietician and she commented that my nutrition is pretty clean. Happy with the… Continue reading No Bake DIY Granola Bars
Race Review: Barrie Half Marathon
Welcome to June ! Started off the month with an amazing garden party with my Weather Network ladies (Saturday) and a half marathon the following morning. If you are thinking, those two things probably shouldn't happen in the same weekend- you are right ! Ha ! But look at this fun bunch, how could I… Continue reading Race Review: Barrie Half Marathon
Another Trip “Around the Bay” 2018
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
7 Gifts for the Runner in Your Life
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
Inspiring Runners ! Niagara Marathon Race Review
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
So You Want to Start Running? 10 Tips!
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!
The Long Run! What’s Next ?
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 ?
The Race I Almost Gave Up On…
I'm sitting in my car. The rain is coming down so hard you can barely hear my radio. The grass beside me is slowly becoming a swamp. It's only 10C outside. And my ankle feels sore from last weeks full in Ottawa. How I had the drive and energy to even get out of my… Continue reading The Race I Almost Gave Up On…
The Ottawa Marathon #Canada150
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
5 Things Long Distance Running has Taught me
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