Montreal Rock n’Roll Half Marathon

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This past weekend I completed my last race of 2016. I ran the Montreal Rock n’Roll Half Marathon and it was truly amazing! Last year I ran the full marathon¬†at this same race and had planned to do the same again this year however injury and circumstance made me rethink that choice and go for […]

Half Marathon Recap and Kids 1st Race

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It’s been a while since I shared a race recap so it’s time to play catch up a little ūüėČ Since the spring I have raced in 3 half marathons. Here’s how they’ve gone down. The first one was in April. It was the Scotia Bank Half Marathon and it was my first race of […]

Oka Half Marathon Recap

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So there you have it, my 2015 racing season is over! This was by far both the hardest season to date and the most rewarding. I accomplished things that I never knew I could. I achieved PR’s that not too long ago seemed impossible and I continued to share my passion for running and fitness […]

Montreal Marathon Recap -I Survived My 1st Marathon!

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The day started out very early at 4:30am. I purposely woke up earlier than I needed to so I wouldn’t be rushed. I had time to hydrate, eat, get dressed, meditate and stretch out my body with some pre race yoga, all before waking up my family. The hubby and kiddos drove me to the […]

How To Do Everything Wrong & Still Run a Successful Half Marathon

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After all the hype and worrying about it, it came and went so fast. I can now officially say that I have run a half marathon and it was one of the most amazing accomplishments of my life! I never thought in a million years that I would have the energy, stamina, technique or mental […]

Ottawa 2015 -10km Race Recap

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Another 10km race to add to the roster and a new PR to go with it! Granted it was only by 1 minute but it was still a PR nonetheless.¬†This was my second time entering a 10km race and my official time was 1hr 5min 26 sec. Ottawa Race weekend holds a special place in […]

5 Reasons FUN RUNS are for Everyone!

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This may just be the best advice you’ll ever get when it comes to running and fitness….Sign up for a FUN RUN!!¬†Fun Runs are races that are not officially timed and don’t give out medals. They are ridiculously messy and most of all CRAZY FUN! This past weekend, my friend Christina¬†and I participated in the […]

Resolution Run COMPLETED!!!

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I made it!! Turns out that I can make it through a mountain night race in -20 degrees Celsius without having to be rescued by emergency services!! Woohoo!! This not to say by any means that it was easy….so let’s start from the beginning. Timing was a bit stressful…I hadn’t picked up my race kit […]

Race Day!

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Today is race day!! Montreal Resolution Run here I come! Woohoo!! So excited! Yesterday I spent the day in the car driving home from an awesome family vacation in Connecticut. Holidays were fabulous but I over ate and over drank to the max and am now feeling slightly more sluggish than normal. Oh well, ’tis […]

My first 10km…DONE!!

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This past Sunday I ran my first 10km race! Words can barely express the emotion of that day and those moments during the race. I am still on a high and my legs are still recovering! My time was 1hr6min. Not fabulous by any means but I am happy anyway as it was my first […]