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#Canada150 Day 146 & 147

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is Canada’s largest running weekend. In 2016, close to 47,000 people participated in six events over the weekend, including the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon. 39 more words

Canada 150

Half Marathon Training

Happy Friday!

As mentioned before, my plan for this year is to do a half in the spring and hopefully crack the 2 hour mark. I spent January and February building my base up. 681 more words


Boston Marathon Training: Weeks 4 & 5

I feel like time is flying! Less than 100 days until the Boston Marathon! Week 4 of training went well. I recovered from the flu and was still on vacation from work, as Odin was on school holiday still and we don’t have daycare for him because I work from home (I drop him off and pick him up from school everyday). 471 more words

Marathon Training

Reflecting on 2016

2016 was actually a really good year over here. From family, work, running and life in general, all areas of my life saw growth and positive experience in 2016, with my running injury (sprained SI joint) probably being the only downside – and even that had a silver lining: learning how to recover when running higher mileage, learning more about my body and what it needs to sustain running at faster speeds, understanding my body after having 2 kids, the list goes on…. 647 more words

Marathon Training

2016 from injury to injury

So post marathon phase was interesting. I spent some time resting and resetting, and of course looking forward to my next marathon or should I say torture date. 587 more words