Kids and Competitive Sports

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A topic that comes up a lot in my life is kids and competition. There seems to be two camps and I see both within my job as a dance studio owner and also as a mom. There are the ultra competitive families who are in it to win at all costs and there are […]

See Mommy Run

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This week my kids unknowingly gave me the answers to the question that I get asked the most: Why do I run? Pretty much everyone who is a non-runner has asked me this question in the past year and a half. Non-runners seem to be satisfied with a get fit, lose weight, be more healthy […]

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 […]

Running therapy

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I am grateful. I am grateful for my family, my health, the health of my children and the ability to tap into more than just the physical fitness side of running. Running this week has been nothing short of a blessing for me. It has been cathartic, a form of bliss that has transported me […]

Go Runner Go!

Got back out there the past two days and ran a solid 5km each time. After 5 days off for Thanksgiving and irregular training prior to that due to shin splints, I assumed that my first few runs back would be difficult. To my surprise they were fabulous! I felt rested, strong, fast and above […]

Another 5km done!

I did it! Actually managed to shave a minute off my time since last month’s race. New 5km PR of 30min40sec baby! Not fabulous but it keeps me well on my way to accomplishing my goal of running a full marathon by this time next year. So today’s race started out pretty much the same […]