Running – For Me

My last “official” race of 2017 was the Valley Harvest 5k. It was a warm day.  I had a head cold.  I managed 30 minutes and I was happy 😃 I chose Valley Harvest because of the beautiful scenery in Wolfville.....and the blanket. Taking all expectation off of myself has given me back some of …

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Where Things Sit

As I sit here and type this post, it is Thanksgiving Monday in Canada. We had a great turkey feast yesterday, after a very early morning traveling so I could run a 5k at the 25th Anniversary of the Valley Harvest Marathon. I have a lingering head cold, and was thankful I felt well enough …

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October: Time for a Reboot

A BIG reboot.After my last race(s) during Maritime Race Weekend, I took a break.There I am!  2nd from the left during the Sunrise 5k :)I needed this break.  Needed to take a step back.There has been a lot going on in "the background".  TeenThing finally has a job (yay!).  As I sit here writing this …

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Race Recap: Maritime Race Weekend Sunset 5k and Sunrise 5k

Arrrrrgghhh Matey! This was my first time running Maritime Race Weekend.It did NOT disappoint!I registered for the "Tartan Twosome" Challenge, which gave you entry into the Sunset 5k on Friday evening and your choice of race on Saturday (I opted for another 5k as the route is relatively flat).  This would give me an extra medal …

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Week 1 With a Coach and a Plan – Not Dead Yet!

Holy Crap I Am Still Alive...Also, still able to walk.  Hahaha.I received my workouts for the week late last Sunday eve.HIIT workouts with running workouts, a rest day, and a cross training day.What I loved about the HIIT workouts is that I could adjust to my level of fitness.  I chose to do modified push-ups …

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August: Training, a Plan and a Coach!

Yes, You've Read That Post Title Correctly ;)Last week I signed up for a 5 Day Faster Stronger Challenge at Running Moms.  Carey is a physiotherapist and running coach looking to get moms into badass running shape with her programs.  Last week was HIIT, strides, hills, core and just straight up running 🙂   (Want to …

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I RUN MY FIRST 5K NEXT SATURDAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!

My First 5K....Man that sounds weird.I think my last race was in 2013.2013.I gimped up in 2014.Surgery and recovery for most of 2015. Am I ready?More than likely.Am I confident?No.  LOL.I wanted my first "race" to be a shorter distance, a fun run.  Something with NO CHIP TIME, lol.  So the BLT 5km Fun Run …

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