Beethoven 15k Race Recap and Why Negative Splits Might Be The Thing For Me

I’m using the Hal Higdon Advanced II training plan to get ready for the Quintiles Wrightsville Beach Marathon on March 22nd. My goal is to get a 3:43 or better and re-qualify for Boston and PR. 1,508 more words

Training For Marathon

Race Day Recap: Christian Okoye Ontario Mills 10k

I did not expect that I’d be saying this… but this was the BEST race I’ve ran, EVER, hands down!!!

Let’s start from the beginning. 695 more words


Ain't No Party Like A Plank Party

‘Cause a Planking Party Don’t Stop!

I do this thing at the beginning of my yoga classes.  In the middle of the first Sun Salutation, you hit a Plank pose which for those of you who do not know is simply the top of a push up.  97 more words


Pursuing Personal Records As a Lifestyle

I just hit a new personal record benchpress today, and thought I would talk about this concept and why I think it is a useful one to apply to life in general. 1,540 more words

Weight Loss



(And, the yell and the clap at the end- that’s the MOST Noel will give ya in the excitement realm. ¬†Translation= HE IS SUPER STOKED, FOLKS!) 101 more words


The Big Question: Why run 100 kilometres??

The simplest answer is, why not?

I’ve always been one of those annoying people who is competitive at everything.

Pub quizzes, school fetes and, as I found out last night, catching fried potatoes in my mouth at a teppanyaki restaurant. 415 more words

65 ~ 27 ~ 876

2015 Running Goals

Reach my ideal weight of 53 – 65 kilograms

For the past 2 years, I have watched the critical finger of my weighing scale point from 62 kg to 65 kg then finally 71 kg. 143 more words