I can’t believe the 90 Day Fitness Challenge is more than half over already. Despite missing my running goal by slightly more than 3km, I’m actually really happy with how this week went. The week was super busy, beginning with a presentation with my students on Tuesday, and ending with a 24 hour hackathon on campus. […]Read more "49 Down 41 To Go"
If you’ve been reading along over the past week or so, you’re probably not going to find the topic of today’s post all that shocking. It’s time to set some goals for the new year; specifically some fitness goals1. First and foremost I have to get back to my regular running self. I miss running. […]Read more "New Year New Goals"
The last 12 months have been strange and wonderful, at times frustrating and challenging, but ultimately filled with so many amazing experiences and adventures. The year began on such a huge high. It seems like an eternity ago, but in reality not even a full 365 days have passed since Mark and I ran the […]Read more "What 2013 Has Taught Me"
Some of you may have noticed that I’ve been rather quiet on the running front these past several months. No updates about my training schedule. No updates about races. No updates about my running goals. I’d like to say that it has been because I’ve been so busy running that I’ve not been able to […]Read more "Back In The Saddle?"
A few weeks ago I was supposed to run my very first 50km Ultra Marathon. I trained, I trained, and I trained some more. I made sure to stretch, and I tried to do all this while balancing a bunch of other projects. I found the hours I spent in the office and in meetings […]Read more "Apparently I Am Not Superman"
In just over 6 weeks I’ll be lacing up to run the oldest race in North America; Hamilton‘s 30km Around the Bay. If you’ll recall, I ran this particular course last year in 2:53:12, despite fuelling myself with nothing more than a granola bar and a cup of coffee1. This year, based on the lessons […]Read more "It’s Time"
Yesterday I wrote about the upcoming racing season. In that post I indicated that I had signed up to run the Hamilton 30km Around the Bay, and the Toronto GoodLife Marathon in March and May, respectively. There was also talk of running the Chocolate Race in Port Dalhousie, and the Yonge Street 10km. I finished the […]Read more "What’s Another 7.8km?"