Sporting Life 10K

On Mother’s day, May 8th, I ran Sporting Life for the 3rd year in a row.  This is a race I have done each year (except the first) since I started running again.  The first year I did Sporting Life I got my 10K PB.   The second year I ran it, was one of … Continue reading

I’m Baaaack

Well I have fallen off pretty much everything over the past year.  After I finished my marathon in Oct 2014, I thought I could use a bit of a break to rest.  I ran the Sporting Life 10K in May 2015 and it felt hard.  I had already lost a lot of my fitness by … Continue reading

Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

Bib #3176 Chip time – 4:42:06 Category place – 165/221 Gender place – 962/1424 Overall place –3049/4040 Well I did it!!!  I ran my first marathon and it was not as bad as I thought it was going to be.  Let me explain that.  I didn’t go in expecting it to be bad but I did have fears, particularly of my legs cramping … Continue reading

Run for the Toad Training Run

This past Saturday I participated in the Run for the Toad training run.  The Run for the Toad race is a trail race that takes place at Pinehurst Lake Conservation Area on October 4th and the directors put on this training event for those interested.  I can not say enough good things about this event. … Continue reading

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

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!

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