That’s All Folks!

Well, I did it. The weather was perfect.  The energy was amazing. I was ready. Once I got downtown, I ran into some of my running friends 🙂   We had a chat before they went our for their 10k. I went into my training with the A/B/C plan in my head.  A: Go for my …

Continue reading That’s All Folks!

Races, Brain Melts, and the Return of the FitBit

  Okay, So over the holidays I decided that I seriously needed to keep moving this year.  Not just for my physical health, but for my mental health.  I sat and muddled about a fall half marathon.  I wanted something close to home (because I am without my own vehicle, and would need to acquire …

Continue reading Races, Brain Melts, and the Return of the FitBit

Lessons Learned from a Less Than Ideal Race – Canada Day ‘EPIC Canadian’ Edition

My 10km Epic Canadian Race on Canada Day was Hot and Humid!Post Race Me :)We went into the long weekend here on the East Coast of Canada (Nova Scotia) with some hot and humid weather.  This was my first summer race.  Ever.  My previous 10km races were a while ago.  A Bluenose 10km and a …

Continue reading Lessons Learned from a Less Than Ideal Race – Canada Day ‘EPIC Canadian’ Edition

Post Half Marathon Chaos and My Next Race

It seems like forever since my Half MarathonI recovered.I took some time off from running.  (Work and family stuff has kept me busy over the past little while.)Celebrated my Dad's 65th Birthday in Cape Breton with a big feast at my Aunt and Uncle's place in Boularderie.  Then once I got home and settled, I sat …

Continue reading Post Half Marathon Chaos and My Next Race

BlueNose Marathon 2016 – Half Marathon Playback!!!

I DID IT!!I am totally dying here.It was a greyish cool day for running.  Perfect weather.I played it safe with my usual coffee and oatmeal combo.  My nerves were ON FIRE.  It was super hard to eat.  I thought I was going to barf.  For real.I had everything laid out, so gearing up and heading …

Continue reading BlueNose Marathon 2016 – Half Marathon Playback!!!

The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Checkin In and Some TMI

So Here We Are...20 days out.2 long runs left.During my 16k on the BLT It has to be said:  I was feeling SUPER NERVOUS after the plague and the calf strain about my runs.  I was even considering pulling down to a 10k because I wasn't sure what my body could handle.After yesterday, I am …

Continue reading The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Checkin In and Some TMI

Crazy Mama RAN!!!!!!!!!! The First Race in 2 YEARS!

Yes, you read right.  I RAN on October 24th! A while back I signed up for the BLT 5km Fun Run/Walk out in Timberlea, Nova Scotia.  I needed to sign up for something to keep me going, and decided 5km was a good start.This run is an out and back from the BLT Elementary School …

Continue reading Crazy Mama RAN!!!!!!!!!! The First Race in 2 YEARS!