Monthly Archives: May 2013

Suggestions for Your Post Race Reward

Congratulations! You’re finished. You came, you ran, you conquered. Now it’s time to celebrate. Time to indulge yourself, guilt-free. Let me help you come up with some ideas: 1. Book a massage and go for a soak. Scandinave Spa Whistler … Continue reading

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How I Prepare

We’re in the final stretch leading up to the North Face Whistler Half Marathon, and I know tops on everyone’s race day discussions is “what to do BEFORE the race?”. It seems every run clinic session we have lately someone … Continue reading

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Final week

Hi Runners, Walkers, Readers and Supporters … this is a post from Ed … So, the Whistler Half is on Saturday. I often get this feeling near races like there’s a freight train coming down on me; no matter what I … Continue reading

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One Week Out – Rest Up!

Today marks exactly one week before we all line up at the Start line of The North Face Whistler Half Marathon! Hopefully you’re all feeling good, proud of your training and are taking some extra time to rest and be … Continue reading

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Taper: Runners ‘5 Letter’ Word

Every runner has heard the word ‘taper’; and if you’re like me, you CRINGE! Just the thought of not being allowed to perform your regular exercises, especially cutting back on running. When it’s your passion, and someone says, ‘now don’t … Continue reading

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Detox Bath

This morning at intervals, while we were catching our breath at the end of our one-mile repeats workout, we discussed our favourite ways to recover other than using The Stick or foam roller. Many of the seasoned runners all agreed: … Continue reading

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Traveling with running shoes

It’s been a bit tough to keep to a training plan in the last week and a bit. I can’t complain too much; it’s mostly because my work has sent me on a last-minute trip to Japan. This brings me … Continue reading

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