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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

List + Schedule x Accountability = Habit

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What am I naturally good at? Making LISTS. I can make lists about what to do, when to do it, how to do it etc…I could make lists about other lists and lists about following the initial list! So what do I struggle with? Actually following the list. And how do I resolve this? By […]

Lest we forget…

Inscription of the complete poem in a bronze "book" at the John McCrae memorial at his birthplace in Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Ahhhh…my run today was long and filled with heavy thoughts. Yesterday I hadn’t planned on writing this post but now it seems I cannot focus on anything else. Late last night, I watched an Anderson Cooper report about a man who was born into a political prison in North Korea. His story is haunting. I […]