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Training Done!

So Saturday and Sunday were our last long runs! We ran the full route both days, and it was pretty empowering. I opted to do both days, because I knew I’d screw it up some how. Luckily I did, because I missed a good portion of the dartmouth route on Saturday. When I finished at […]

Hitting Goals!

Less than 4 weeks till the big race and I’m getting excited by the goals that are reached and in reach! Moreover seeing everyone else posting about hitting their goals, reaching new times, seeing improvements. It’s what makes thhis group so great. When others hit their goals it makes you want to hit yours. On […]

So Much Support

I am at the precipice of hitting my 10k mark. On Week 2 of couch to 10k and week 6 of Team Myles. I hit 9.40k yesterday, 5 min walk, three 15min runs with two 1 minute walk intervals, and a 5 min cool down. 9.40k in 57mins! I never thought I would be at […]

Time for Fundraising!

Team Myles isn’t just about the training and the actual running. We volunteer with the Bluenose Marathon, and we raise money with the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. There are a few charities that are close to home for me. Great causes like┬áThe Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, and many Cancer reasearch charities made it hard to […]

Why Now? The Perfect Storm

Firstly, My name is Alex. Signing up for Team Myles was a stretch for me. It involves two things I thought I’d hate the most; running, and exercising in public. Just over 5 years ago I was sitting at 330lbs, the heaviest I’ve been. I was unhappy with myself, and I was falling back into […]