Monthly Archives: April 2013

Run for the Hills

Just like the title, Thursday’s interval training run clinic was hill repeats.  This is by far my most favorite type of interval training (if you believe that I am also 5’11”, 120lbs, blond … )!  However, with every sport there is something … Continue reading

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Sun Run!

It’s a spring tradition that’s pretty well known in Vancouver – the streets are closed, the traffic horribly disrupted, and 50,000 or so people participate in the Sun Run. As an elite (or somewhere on the edge of elite) runner, … Continue reading

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Injured but not Sidelined

Recovering from a foot injury has given me the opportunity to reflect on my training. Last week, I finally dragged myself to the podiatrist to assess my nagging foot problem. Two toes are causing quite a bit of pain after … Continue reading

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Book club

When I’m not trying to be a reasonable runner, or trying to make my employers believe that I’m a worthwhile use of a salary, I like to read books. There comes a time in any runner’s life (I think) that … Continue reading

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Today is the Day!

I was looking for new music the other day to add to my Ipod and glanced at the 2013 Half Marathon Soundtrack. There are some great tunes listed. If you haven’t had an opportunity yet- check it out. It is … Continue reading

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Lemon Pepper Roasted Chickpeas

Runners like to snack. I know during training I seem to have some days where I just cannot get enough food into myself. But making sure that the food that crosses our lips is healthy, nutritious, and giving us the … Continue reading

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Recovery

It’s a lot more fun to write about running it is to write about not running – much like it’s much more fun to run than not to run. Unfortunately, there’s been a lot more not running than running in … Continue reading

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