Tag Archives: inspiration

A Week to Reflect

Well, it’s hard to believe, but we are in the final week. 6 days from now I will have finished running the GoodLife FITNESS 10k race at the Bluenose Marathon! Wow. This week is a “taper” week, or a rest week, in other words. A week to make sure our bodies and minds are as prepared as […]

For the love of coaches and mentors

I’ve seen a few posts from my fellow ambassadors, all echoing the same sentiment….groan…hills night this past Wednesday was brutal.  As the day wore on, my motivation was diminishing slowly.  It was a cold, wet, windy, miserable Wednesday and mentally I could not wrap my head around ‘enjoying’ hills night.   It amazes me how powerful […]

Sick and Tired..

Being a shift worker has been my biggest challenge during Team Myles training. My co workers were incredibly supportive and helped me out by doing shift switches with me so that I would have the days off that I needed in order to get to most Thursday hills and Sunday long runs, however, that meant […]

Proud of my Pod

To make things easier on the race directors, coaches, mentors and most importantly team members the group is divided into small pods with a dedicated mentor to help answer questions, provide encouragement and sometimes yell ( here’s looking at you Chrissy).  Its a little unsettling to reach out to a group of random ladies and […]

First Run Done

There are a lot of firsts for #TeamMyles2017 this year … first time for 2 teams… first time for 3 coaches … first time for getting up close and personal with lacross balls Training is underway, and it’s like the start of a new school year, or New Year’s resolutions to begin, or begin again […]