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It Took a Village

A few months back, one of my friends came up with an idea to run the 10k at Bluenose this year. I was skeptical. Crazily enough, one day I was scrolling through Facebook and saw the post to apply for Team Myles. I had no idea what it involved, never even heard of it before, […]


Before I began this journey, I had a goal in mind. To run 10k without stopping. I knew I would have great difficulty getting there on my own. Team Myles has been amazing and provided support and training that have been essential for this journey. That being said, I haven’t reached my goal yet. Last […]

Heart Beats

  Along the road of this training we have seen some members of our team lose weight, get fitter, develop a passion for running and become great friends. My story involves the heart. Mine. I am a Thyr’vor, which is a Thyroid Cancer Survivor. I take thyroid replacement hormones and have for the past 18 […]


Nothing is more daunting than looking from the bottom of a hill that you know it is going to take longer than 30 seconds to get to the top. This week’s Saturday run took us through part of the route we will be tackling for the Blue Nose Marathon which included a hill. Even though […]

The Hill

Wow! That was tough. Running 30 seconds up Citadel Hill the first time was fun, almost exhilarating. ┬áBut by about the 5th time, I felt like I was running in slow motion. The cold and the wind were not my friends at that point. However, like the rest of the team, we finished the 12 […]