Tag Archives: Training

The support of strangers

Often the hardest part of running is not how tired your legs are, or how tight your calf muscles get.  It’s not gasping for breath as you try to run up a steep hill.  It’s the negative thoughts swirling around your brain as you continue to take step after step. “I can’t do this, it’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Day 1

I’ve been waiting in anticipation for #TeamMyles2018. I woke up Sunday morning feeling brave, ready to get it done. The group was pumped full of excitement, the air was brrrr cold but we didn’t mind. We set out to reach our running destination, not as pretty as I hoped but still we were outside so […]

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 […]