Monthly Archives: March 2012

Winter attrition

I’ve been getting introspective of late. Don’t get me wrong, things have been going well – a good ski trip, some great ski days, some items on the ski tick list checked off, and some solid workouts for running. It’s … Continue reading

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Travel and Training

As I sit here at YVR waiting to board yet another flight, this time home to the UK for a brief visit, I’m reminded of the amazing world we live in, where hopping across the Atlantic or down to the … Continue reading

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Training Clinic Day #1

Wouldn’t you know it, day #1 of our 12 week TNF Half Marathon training clinic and it dumped over 1 foot of snow! However, that didn’t stop the troops from arriving; bundled up with warm clothing, sporting yak traks and ice … Continue reading

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Why do we run?

This morning I ran through icy rain, with wet feet, a runny nose and those heavy legs you’re left with the day after doing squats and lunges in the gym. It was rough and exhausting and I thought to myself … Continue reading

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OH RUNNING, HOW I’VE MISSED YOU!

You’ve probably figured out by now that my blogs are about the recovery journey; believe me I didn’t expect nor attempt to get injured in order to do this. Hopefully though I’m inspiring you to keep going, and celebrate every … Continue reading

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Running with gadgets

I think the best thing about running is the simplicity of it. You just need to lace on a pair of shoes (or not, you running hippie you) and step out the front door. There’s not too much to think … Continue reading

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The Gym + Cross Training = New Love … Who knew !?!

I was one of ‘those’ people who looked at the gym as a place where you go to ‘pump up’ (yup you inserted Arnold’s voice there too didn’t you??!) and when you didn’t want to ‘brave the elements’. WOW how … Continue reading

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