At some point in the next 48 hours I’m going to hit a new milestone on RunKeeper, and to be perfectly honest, it’s blowing my mind. What exactly are you yammering on about? you wonder to yourself. Well, dear readers, within the next 48 hours – assuming I walk or bike to work tomorrow, and assuming […]Read more "Mmmmm, So Many Marshmallow Dream Bars"
After training for, and running in three marathons, I have finally decided that my old running shoes needed to be retired. This was not an easy decision. Part of the hesitation was due to the fact that we’ve been together for so long, and have gone through so many things together. The other part of […]Read more "End Of An Era"
And just like that, I’m on the train heading back to Guelph. The weekend was a giant big ole bag of amazing. I love Ottawa and I’m definitely going to miss it (as I always do whenever I leave). I’m also going to miss hanging out with Mark, my friend and fellow marathoner1. Without him, […]Read more "Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad"
Hey Ottawa, it’s on. That’s right folks, the Ottawa Marathon starts right now. For those of you who might want to follow my progress, you can do so via the super-duper extra-awesome live feed via RunKeeper. If you’re following along, I’ll be the small dot that sort of looks like me. And hopefully if you’re following […]Read more "Take Two Starts Now"
Yesterday was the big day – the Toronto Goodlife Marathon. For those of you who follow me on the Twitter or Facebook, you’ll already know the results. For those of you that don’t, let me just put it this way: Can’t stop smiling. Honestly, that run went better than I had assumed it would. Far […]Read more "So. Freaking. Amazing."
Another day, another 16.1 kilometres. Except today isn’t just any other day. Today is the Chocolate Race! W00t! The race begins at 9:15am and includes chocolate stations throughout the course. While I don’t have a page set up for a live race, those of you on the Twitter or on Facebook should be able to […]Read more "Run. Chocolate. Run. Chocolate. Run. Chocolate. Repeat."
Okay. Deep breaths. Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. In. Out. Repeat. These were the thoughts that I kept repeating to myself this morning as I stood in the yellow corral waiting for the gun to go off, signifying the start of the Yonge Street 10k. While I often use this ritual to […]Read more "Can’t. Stop. Smiling."