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 […]

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 […]

Running Thoughts

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This morning was the perfect morning. It left me with so many running thoughts…. The kids left for school by 7:30am, the air was cool and crisp, the sun was shining. Everything fell neatly into place. I ate my oatmeal and headed out for a run by 8:30am. I didn’t use my Garmin and I […]

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 […]

#ZiggitStyle

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This past week I was honored to attend the launch party for the Montreal based company ZIGGIT.¬† ZIGGITS are emoji clip on accessories that jazz up pretty much everything you can think of! They are so unique and unlike anything I had ever seen before. ¬†The idea is to personalize your style and express your […]

Creating Better Habits

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About six months ago I read The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin. There were many insightful moments in that book but what struck me the most was the concept of trying something new each month and slowly stacking up new habits instead of trying to change a lot at once. So I decided to give […]

Benefits of a Thai Yoga Massage

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This week I was invited to try something new. I have always loved massages and as runners many of us indulge in one after a big race. It’s a great way to relieve tight muscles and relax. So when I was invited to try a Thai Yoga massage I was definitely both interested and intrigued. […]

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 […]

Safety Identification Products

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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 […]

Parenting On The Run

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Parenting is a tough job. The hardest one out there. As parents we are so focused on instilling good habits in our children that it’s often easy to forget that the best way, is to do it within yourself first. My daughter is 3.5 years old and like all kids her age, she runs pretty […]