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Here we go again

I was lucky enough to have been chosen twice before to be a part of the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon Team Myles program. In 2016 I ran my first 10km as an ambassador of Team Myles and the program has such an impact on me I returned in 2017 as a mentor. Last year was […]

Freaking out

So I did my first run with team Myles two weeks ago, I was nervous but excited I started out thinking I wasn’t going to be able to do this, kept going ended up I was following Nicole! We turned at 15 minutes and headed back I thought ok there were a lot of hills […]

Building myself up.

Two weeks into training with Team Myles, I am getting to know some wonderful people and trying not to be so hard on myself. I am definitely my own worst enemy. I know that running hills is definitely going to make me stronger. However Saturday I was feeling discouraged, so I dragged myself out to […]

Use at your own risk

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We finished our warm up and everyone was ready to go. Victoria was giving out last minute directions for the route. I caught words like “Young Ave”, “full circle” and “35 minutes”. People around me were talking and planning, some said we started to the left, some to the right. I figured I would just […]

My Favorite Team!

Being accepted to come back this year as a mentor for the ½ marathon team is such an honor! This program significantly changed my life last year and I’m excited to tag along as a new group of ambassadors goes on this incredible journey! When I woke up on January 1, 2018 I was the […]

Better days ahead

February 17 was the first Team Myles half marathon training run. We met in point pleasant park and did a 30 minute run through the park. I was comfortable with a 30 minute run. However I woke up feeling like I had been run over by a bus. So Sunday was far from one of […]

Starting From Scratch

Week one of training is underway and I’m feeling such a jumble of different emotions that it’s difficult to separate them all!  I’ve never been a runner; in fact, I have never even contemplated becoming a runner until Nola Hines, a co-worker, became a Team Myles Ambassador last year.  I heard her stories, read some […]