Surprise 15km Success!

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I did not expect to have a great run today…I woke up with a headache and a very annoying recurring hip pain, the temperature outside was minus 25 (!), I knew I had a very packed schedule of things to do today and everything got off to a really late start because my car wouldn’t […]

Get Into The Zone

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The Zone….I feel like it’s eluded me for most of my life but now….now…I’ve finally seen it, experienced it and it feels like the fog has lifted! It’s happened enough times that I now feel confident trying to harness at will rather than stumble across it by accident. It’s a curious thing The Zone, I’ve […]

MARATHON entry & January Updates

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It’s done!! I have officially entered my first MARATHON! Woot! Woot! It was a bit of a spontaneous moment. I was absent minded and scrolling my way through FB recently when I noticed a coupon code for the Montreal Marathon. Then before I knew what had happened, I grabbed the code, headed on over to […]

Not a gym rat

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The past few days have been frustrating as a Montreal runner. Freezing rain and icy cold temps have made for trees, cars and streets to be covered with layer upon layer of thick ice. It is highly treacherous to walk to your car, let alone even think about running. So I had no choice, I […]

Still on vacay….

OMG it’s Friday!!! I can’t believe how fast this week is going! Christmas was wonderful and the weather in Connecticut is just unbelievably warm and beautiful. Running here is even better than I imagined. I feel like I could be a much better runner if I lived with a winter like this all the time. […]

Holiday Running

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We did it!! We are finally on vacation! All the stress and preparation from last week has come to an end and the big road trip was completed in record time. My family and I have finally arrived in Connecticut There’s nothing like pulling up into the driveway and greeting loved ones you haven’t seen […]

5 things that have me running scared from my next race

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Today I had planned on a fab post listing the 5 awesome tips to follow in order to be well prepared for your first Canadian winter night race. Instead this has become the 5 things that FREAKED me out for my first Canadian winter night race!! Here’s what happened……. 1. Run on the route Twice […]

Let the holiday madness begin!

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Ahhhh!!! It’s officially the holiday season! As of today my business is closed for 4 weeks! After working 7 days a week and not having a day off since Thanksgiving (which was the beginning of October here in Canada!) I cannot express how HAPPY and EXCITED I am! HAPPY ….and a little late on everything holiday […]

Back on track baby!!

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I did it!! I finally had a good training week despite the snowstorm!! This week has been my get back on track week after being sick and succumbing to nasty winter slushy weather. I got three runs in this week, each progressively getting better despite the snow!! Tuesday 5km, Wednesday 8km, Thursday was a rest […]

New Kicks!

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I won the contest!!! Can’t believe I actually won!!!  Last Friday I entered a Running Room FB contest for a new pair of Brooks shoes. Just needed to post what I love about winter running with the #runhappy. I also included a little selfie of moi running outside on a snowy day and voilà! Tons […]