I still can’t believe this has even occurred (for many reasons, LOL). For real, it feels like yesterday I quit drinking, started training for the BMO Vancouver Marathon in December of 2015, and completed it on May 1, 2016 in 4:40:51. At the time, I couldn’t run even one kilometre at the pace needed forContinue reading “My first Boston Marathon!…that a Volcano in Russia almost foiled (VERY long post)”
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Boston Marathon…one month to go!!!
Holy actual shit. I still can’t believe that in 4 weeks tomorrow I’ll be starting my journey east to run the most iconic road race in existence. The dream to run Boston started so long ago…almost 7 years! At the time, it felt too far-fetched to ever actually happen. Having finished that first marathon, BMOContinue reading “Boston Marathon…one month to go!!!”
The Rookie’s Guide to the Rupert 8K Road Race and 8 reasons to participate!
First and foremost, let’s get something straight – the term “race” can be intimidating for someone who isn’t super competitive, experienced or confident in the activity at hand. BUT, what many newer runners aren’t aware of is that “race day” is totally synonymous with “a fun, organized running event with high energy and community atmosphere.”Continue reading “The Rookie’s Guide to the Rupert 8K Road Race and 8 reasons to participate!”
Throwing it back to….Race Recap: the 2017 California International Marathon!
Wow, it’s November!? Just over 2 weeks ago I was on my paddle board barefoot on the ocean, in short shorts and a t-shirt, and today on my run it was -2 and I wore PANTS. Such a sharp corner the season took but I like it! Every year at this time I go throughContinue reading “Hello, Fall!”
Runner’s Hysterectomy Recovery – day 39, still here!
Wow I disappeared for a bit there. When I was approaching this operation, I had a vision of myself moping around at home for 6 weeks, blogging each day for something to do and going stir crazy. It has been such a pleasant surprise, this entire process! The last two weeks my life has feltContinue reading “Runner’s Hysterectomy Recovery – day 39, still here!”