Monthly Archives: April 2014

Running BIG!

As Clara mentioned yesterday last weekend was one of the largest 10k road races in North America – The Vancouver Sun Run. It’s an intimate little affair – just you and 50,000 of your bestest friends running and walking through the streets … Continue reading

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vancouver sun run!

Yesterday, I participated for the first time in the Vancouver Sun Run.  I’d always thought about it, but could never realistically bring the idea to fruition until now.  So far, I’ve only raced in much smaller 5km races.  This was … Continue reading

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Work Travel … WHAT DO I DO?!?!

My career provides me with the opportunity to travel about 10 weeks a year; and I love it!!  I go to exciting places, I travel with some of the ski industries best people, and it’s pretty darn fun!  Travel however … Continue reading

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Post run recovery techniques

This weekend I did the first really long, really hard run of the year so far. And I was humbled and reminded how important good recovery techniques are. Back when I first started running double digits I found that I … Continue reading

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my inspiration

I think we all have a starting point.  Something that jumpstarted our journey into the world of becoming a runner.  Perhaps it was an event, maybe an individual, a revelation, a doctor’s warning, or perhaps simply a personal promise.  My inspiration … Continue reading

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The benefits of chocolate

It seems fitting, on a long weekend which celebrates an abundance of treats and wearing stretchy pants to dinner, to discuss the benefits of chocolate as a pre and post recovery running food. Scientific research shows that a blend of … Continue reading

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What do you notice?

We’ve enjoyed a fabulous week of Okanagan spring weather at it’s best so I’ve been enjoying the time to get out on my runs this week. With the change of season comes a change in scenery so I love fine … Continue reading

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