Category: Blog

C25K – Week 1, Day 2 (kind of)

I have a confession to make – I have every intention in following the C25K plan – just, kind of, slightly, different than what the OFFICIAL plan states .. Now, it’s not that I...

C25K (take two)

So, it’s pretty clear that these days I’m a “runner” – I mean I can’t actually run for very long without needing a walk break and I’m as far away from fast as it...

How to finish a race faster

On Sunday afternoon James and I were discussing our race experience – obviously his was a much shorter experience than mine. I like to get my moneys worth and considering I nearly took twice...

Fortune favors the prepared

So that’s it! This mornings run brings my Hal Higdon’s 12 week Half Marathon training regime (for novices) to it’s close! I’ve traveled 295.4 kilometers over 42 sessions which means I only missed 6...

Say what?!?!

Today was my second to last run of taper week – a “short” 5k jaunt along Westhaven Marina. Now here’s the thing .. I’m one of THOSE runners .. I don’t eat before hand...

It’s just

Just; adverb 1. only or merely: 2. actually; really; positively: When I starting running, I used the word just in quite a positive manner. I’d often post on my social media accounts (yep I’m...

Worry Less, Run More

Today I completed my last long run before I begin tapering next week before my first half marathon next Sunday! I’m pretty sure I’ve run 16k’s once before way back in 2012 when I...

Running pretty

Every day after work, I have a routine which includes laying out my training gear for the next day, packing my work clothes into my gym bag and placing that bag next to the...