Did I mention I am running a marathon?

So I have done several races this year so far, 2 half marathons, a 30K, a 10K and a 5K, all very close together with the half being last.  After having not too great of a run at the race I thought I did too many too close for me.  I took some time off … Continue reading

MEC Race 2: Half Marathon

Bib #6549 Chip time – 2:02:17 Pace – 5:48 Gender place – 12/25 Overall place – 49/72 The MEC Burlington race 2 took place on May 17, 2014.  This was just 6 days after the Sporting Life 10K race.  The route was in Hamilton at Confederation park and along the beach strip into Burlington. The route was actually quite nice.  When I first signed up … Continue reading

Sporting Life

I have been such a slacker lately that I have to do 2 race reports at the same time for my last 2 races – the Toronto Sporting Life 10K and the MEC Burlington Race 2 half marathon.  These 2 races were just 6 days apart with the 10K being first.  Maybe not one of … Continue reading

Run 4 Hope Race Report

Bib #239 Gun time – 26:17 Chip time – 26:10 Pace – 5:16 Category place – 2/33 Gender place – 3/124 Overall place – 32/206 Last Sunday I did the Run 4 Hope.  There are 2 distances,  5K and 10K.  I chose the 5K with the goal of getting a new personal best.  My current PB at this point was obtained at the Toronto Women’s … Continue reading

Boston Strong

The Boston Marathon is upon us once again. It seems like just yesterday that the terrible tragedy of the Boston bombing occurred. I have seen some beautiful photos from Dear World sharing the stories of the survivors and at this time we remember those that were injured and those that passed, Martin Richard, Krystle Campbell, Lingzi … Continue reading

Around the Bay 30K Race report

Bib #6132 Chip time – 3:09:11 Pace – 6:19 Category place – 269/491 Gender place – 1725/3307 Overall place – 4254/6646 I DID IT!  The ever so challenging Around the Bay 30km road race.  It is no joke when I tell you that this is a tough course.  This is, in fact, the toughest course I … Continue reading

Chilly Half Marathon

Bib # 1740 Chip time – 1:59:07 Pace – 5:43 Category place – 59 Overall place – 1,012/2,199 My second half marathon and I shaved 9:25 off of my time.  A new personal best.  It was a good day!

Tomorrow is race day

Tomorrow is the Chilly Half Marathon that I have been spending the winter training for.  Most of this has been on my treadmill as we have had an unusually frigidly cold and very long and snowy winter.  My goal was just to beat my time from the Scotia Half Marathon and it still is but … Continue reading

Coming Along

I am currently training for the Chilly Half Marathon.  I am following a training plan using the smart coach plan from Runner’s World which has based all the paces of my runs on my 10K race.  For about 6 weeks toward the end of the plan it has my long runs scheduled at 21km.  Each week.  … Continue reading

2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog and I am sharing it with all of you.  It is so fun to see a break down of what happens.  Thanks to all my readers for your positive comments, much appreciated.  Looking forward to a great year ahead. 🙂 Here’s an … Continue reading

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