I have been given various bits of advice over the last few months and they have all fit into this puzzle to get me to where I am today. I have valued everything that people have shared with me and done to support me. As my way of giving back, I want to share with … Continue reading Building My New Foundation
Most people when they buy something new there is a feeling of excitement and an improved mood that comes along with it. It could be as simple as a new toothbrush, a new shirt for a night out or for a runner, a new pair of sneakers. Regardless, I think most of you know the … Continue reading New Motivation
New blog post up! Finding and Losing Some of Me. #ontheblog #love #running #training
We all have a story as a runner. What is yours?
The first seven months of 2016 had some amazing moments for me and they were: Being a run leader for the Frontrunners Marathon clinic that went from January -May 2016. I met some amazing runners and made new friends. I enjoyed being part of the running community. I ran the VIRA series and tied with … Continue reading 2016 Highs and Lows. 2017 Moving Foward.
Since I ran the Boston Marathon I have been a busy lady and this post is to share where I have been for the three months. Some of you may have noticed I have not written a blog post for a while, while others have not. On April 25th, a week after I completed Boston … Continue reading Three months being MIA
I was anxious on race day. I haven’t felt anxious before a race in a long time. I have done so many races that I have lost track of the number and that feeling that sits in your gut and gnaws at you before the gun goes off is, for about a year now, … Continue reading Guest Post by Warren Beattie: Finding my grassy roots in the Methow Valley
Now that the Boston Marathon run is complete, my next big race on the calendar is the Broken Goat 50km in Rossland, British Columbia on July 16th. It is a trail run with 7,500ft ascent and 9,000ft descent. It's a good thing I don't really understand how high that climb is because I may not … Continue reading Finding my trail legs
I'm back home from the Boston Marathon and what an experience. I still get goosebumps when I talk about it and I feel like I am flying high. My Aunt and I attended the Race Expo at the John Hancock Convention Centre on Saturday morning. We arrived when it opened and there were already many … Continue reading Boston Training 2016: The Marathon Expereince
I have now completed the last week of my training for the Boston Marathon. All I have left to do now is run it...no big deal right? My last week looked like this: Monday - Ran from home towards Warren's work where he picked me up at the Canadian Tire on Admerials Road. Warren was … Continue reading Boston Training 2016: The end.