Well I have begun my training for the Rock and Roll Marathon in Las Vegas. My picture screams "YAY" but let me tell you I was definitely not feeling that way before the run..... Now just to give you a little background on me, I have not been running much at all the last little … Continue reading The Little Man on the Elliptical
Half Marathon: Let’s Do This!
Since my marathons in May I have got myself in quite the running funk. To get out of this funk I have decided to get a PR in the Harvest Half Marathon or Okanagan Half Marathon in October. I am pretty excited because one of my best friends is going to do one of these … Continue reading Half Marathon: Let’s Do This!
Stay True. Just Breathe. Be You.
Connect your head and your heart! Have you ever wondered why you do what you do? Well over these past couple weeks that has been on my mind. A life and wellness coach that spoke to our running clinic gave me a little direction as to how you can get to the bottom of this … Continue reading Stay True. Just Breathe. Be You.
7 Lessons Running Has Taught Me About Life
Over the past year I have learned so many things about life through running. Through it all I have been amazed at how most things can be related back to life. Although there are a many things I have learned about myself over the past year, the top seven things I learned about life is … Continue reading 7 Lessons Running Has Taught Me About Life
My Second Marathon Game Plan
I cannot believe it is finally here. In two sleeps I am going to be running another marathon and boy do I have the pre-race jitters! This race is especially exciting because I have three of my girls from the 10k clinics I coached running their first half marathon, my Dad running his first half … Continue reading My Second Marathon Game Plan
Marathon Psychological Training
The Hardest Part I have been doing a lot of thinking in regards to the last 12 km of my marathon. Do not get me wrong not one part of the race is going to be easy but the last 12 km are the ones that you really have to dig deep for. When I … Continue reading Marathon Psychological Training
My First Marathon
Well it is official I am finally a Marathoner! Yesterday I ran my very first marathon and cannot believe how alive (and sore) I feel! The weekend in a whole was amazing. My boyfriend and I left for Vancouver Friday afternoon. After a very full but smooth flight we landed in Vancouver. What a beautiful … Continue reading My First Marathon
In It For The Long Run
Over the past 16 weeks I have been training for my first marathon. I am lucky to have made as much progress as I have now done up to 21.7 miles and my last long run this past Sunday! On that note a long run at a slower pace is quite a time consuming … Continue reading In It For The Long Run
What Are You Running From?
Running to Me My mother has taken up yoga. This past week she had gone to an instructor training open house as she is thinking of teaching yoga. While in this open house there was a group discussion, she was asked what kind of activities she has been doing. She stated that she was … Continue reading What Are You Running From?
No More Monday Blues
This morning I woke up and was actually excited to run! I got some new lulu running swag so that helped me get a little more excited! So a tip to anyone who is feeling a tad down in the dumps, wear something that makes you feel good! It helps you not only get out … Continue reading No More Monday Blues