Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Great Escape

Everyone has different reasons to run, but for me it initially was to improve my level of fitness. I like to participate in a variety of sports and wanted to be stronger physically as well as mentally. I will continue … Continue reading

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Sportsmanship

A bit of a departure today. For the last few weeks, there’s been a lot of news and coverage of some former cyclist who’s finally admitted to systematic cheating for the better part of a decade, and to misleading a … Continue reading

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Pitter Patter I’m Back At ‘Er

After almost 6 months of recovery from ACL surgery I am, quite literally, back up and running.  It feels AMAZING!  I was one of the lucky ones who was able to start running 3 months post op, and now can … Continue reading

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Visiting Blueberry Hill

“It’s just a hill – get over it!” – I don’t know who said it, but this is one of my favourite running quotes. If you’ve run the Whistler Half Marathon route in the past, or even taken a look at … Continue reading

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“Variety is the spice of life”

I find it often difficult to get a regular training session in while traveling but with a little preparation this time, I hope to fit in at least a run and maybe a workout. Before traveling to the Seattle area … Continue reading

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The Core

Like plenty of other runners, I spend some of my time trying to run faster, with less effort. I suppose that’s really what this “training” thing boils down to. There are not many magic bullets to this process; the training … Continue reading

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What’s this running thing?

I hope you, yes, you, had an enjoyable holiday season, and a restful one, if you’re into that kind of thing. I know I did. Saw the family, had some beautiful cross-country skiing in the Gatineau Park (back in the … Continue reading

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