Month: August 2013

What I Think About When I Run

A lot of people have told me “Ugh. I hate running. It’s so boring.” To those people, I say “Pooh-pooh. YOU are boring. Maybe that’s a bit defensive. I have to admit, there are times when I’m running where time seems to stand still, and not in a “This is so beautiful and meaningful, I…

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A New Race in my Schedule

Well, thanks to being talked down by the very sensible and experienced Deb from Urban Running Girl (lovely shrugs to be had, go buy some!) I’ve opted not to attempt back to back weekends of half marathons. Deb pointed out that I’m going to be putting in a lot of miles while training for the…

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Mail Call

Guess what arrived today? I am supes excited – I can’t wait to take them out for a trial run! In case you were wondering, this was the only color that they had in my size. I have not lost my mind. I think.

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Another Temptation

Last year, I happened to be home for the Scotiabank Waterfront Marathon, and although I was on a self-imposed race ban, I decided to volunteer for the expo and the race. I left that race day hoping to run in the weekend’s events “some day”. The ship contract we booked for this fall had us away…

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Wagons and Forward Motion

Wagons We jump on them. We fall off them. Regardless of whether we’re on or off, however, they are always moving forward. Be the Wagon. Be the Wagon. I’ve been doing some thinking this week about limitations thanks to one of the questions asked in #RunChat this week. Q1: Who or what inspires you to…

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