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 …

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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 …

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The Chronicles of Half Marathon Training – Week 1

And so, it begins...Run #1My training weeks go from Sunday to Saturday.I was down for 10kms broken down between Thursday and Saturday.  I ended up doing close to 9km.Thursday was a GREAT run!  It was cold as all get out, but I was layered sufficiently and had a route planned out.It was my very first run …

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Look Out 2016!! I AM COMING FOR YOU!!!!!!!!!!!

Last Weekend I Put a Training Plan in my Calendar...I decided that the remainder of 2015 would be used to get back into a regular workout/running schedule.  So much to do between now and the Christmas Holidays that I didn't want to commit to anything that I may not be able to follow through on.I …

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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 …

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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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The Post of Awkward Feet and Back to Running!

Yes, BACK TO RUNNING!My Feet were VERY EXCITED to lace up 🙂  Happy Heart, Happy Soul!My first run took me around the Marsh.And by one of the ponds!I started running on Monday of this week, setting up a schedule to run M/W/F mornings and strength train on my off days.  Hauling my behind out of …

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