Tag Archives: Motivation

Feeling behind

I have been feeling down this week. I struggled with the 5:1’s on Sunday (in fact, I could only run one – the final – 5 minute interval without stopping) and due to scheduling have still not been able to get to GoodLife FITNESS. Everyone has been posting about how well they are doing, how […]

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 […]

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 The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, and many Cancer reasearch charities made it hard to […]

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 […]