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Half Marathon Training

Happy Friday!

I’m working on being more consistent with posting again. I know I say this every time I post; I promise I’ll get better! 712 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


Exploring New Territory

The day after Run Ottawa’s Cookie Run 10km, I closed my eyes and crossed my fingers when pressing the ‘submit’ button on my elite athlete application for the 2017… 513 more words

Marathon Training

Cookie Run 10k: Race Recap

On Saturday November 5th, I participated in the Cookie Run 10k, hosted by Run Ottawa. I planned on packing it in on the racing from after the Fall Colours 1/2 Marathon on October 9th, which was my ‘redemption race’ for the Army Run 1/2 marathon, when I struggled through most of the race and didn’t achieve a goal I knew I was capable of. 677 more words

Ottawa Race Weekend

Life Story: Terry McKinty (1946-2016): ‘The Terry Effect’ worked its magic on amateur sport

Terrence McKinty

Born: May 14, 1946 in Sudbury, Ont.

Died: Feb. 23, 2016 in Ottawa

By Christine McKinty

Terry McKinty, who died in Ottawa on Feb. 928 more words

Life Story