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Colfax Marathon Training Week 4: Upping the speed!

Well… I didn’t see Sage Canaday this week, but that’s to be expected since I don’t think he visits Kansas much. I did have some solid training and put up 34 miles in my last week before the A1A half. 685 more words


It's official...

Yesterday I received two huge reminders about what an epic week it’s going to be… One was a special package from Foher Multisport and the other was an email from Ironman Malaysia, subject: Race Week Is Here! 1,057 more words


a few more scattered thoughts on marathoning

I re-read the blog posts I wrote right before and right after my first marathon (2010) and I’m laughing/cringing over how overconfident I was given my sub-par training. 471 more words


Week 15 and OMFG RACE WEEK

I’m sort of pleased and also sort of completely horrified going into race week, but before I get into it, I just want to go over a few other things. 448 more words


Astute & Witty Commentary on the Melbourne Cup

Prince of Penzance.

Pirate of Penzance.


(And congratulations Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup. Hooray, hooray and all that.) 11 more words


The War of Attrition: One marathon of a race recap

Six months ago, partly by fluke and partly due to my ever-growing social media addiction, I had the good fortune of being selected for the Digital Champions team for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. 1,775 more words


The Ten Commandments of Race Week

It’s that time of year again, folks. The days are getting shorter, leaves are changing colour, and there’s an undeniable nip in the air, which can mean only one thing: Toronto Marathon week is here! 1,338 more words