5 Ways to Motivate Yourself to RUN

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So it’s the end of race season and it feels awful. This is exactly why I enter races. Without the constant prep for the next race, I find my motivation lags and it becomes a struggle to push myself to get outside and run. Once I get just a little bit lazy, it gets worse […]

How To Make Running Goals and Keep Them

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Dear readers,  Today I am excited to bring you a fabulous guest blog post on how to make running goals and keep them from Running Stats! Please enjoy, comment and share with your friends! Jennifer –Montreal Runner Mom ************************************************************************************************************* Creating running goals can be challenging. Even more challenging, is keeping running goals. You may start out ambitious and […]

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 […]

Safety Identification Products

Who Am I-  ID Products

Last week I received an envelope in my mailbox from Who Am I? ID Products. They are a local Montreal company who specializes in making safety identification products for outdoor sports enthusiasts. Their products can be used by runners, cyclists, skiers, hikers or really pretty much anyone who wants an easy way to identify themselves should […]

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 […]

Race Prepping in 10 Easy Steps

Race Prepping in 10 Easy Steps

Big race tomorrow? Feeling nervous, excited and a little scatterbrained all at once? Just follow this easy guide to race prepping and you will be on your way! Whether it’s your first race or your 10th, there are always important things to consider and plan for. Planning and preparing in advance will make you feel […]

Running in the Rain

5 Reasons to RUN in the RAIN (1)

Okay so it’s not my favorite type of run but there are days when I just don’t have a choice. Today was one of them. Granted the rain is melting away what’s left of the snow and cleaning up the city but it’s also bone chilling to be sweaty and rain soaked at the same […]

1 year RACE-A-VERSARY fast approaching!

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I am a month and a half away from my first race of the season and super excited about it! It’s amazing to see how far things have come in just one year. Last year at this time I was prepping for my first race EVER -a 2km run at Ottawa race weekend. At that […]

7 steps that helped me to run 11km without stopping

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When I first started running, I ran too fast and couldn’t keep it up for very long. As time passed, I read more, learned more and tried to understand the concept of pacing. I’m an all or nothing kind of person, so this concept didn’t come easily to me. I’m also a dancer. Dancers are […]

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 […]