Tag Archives: Training

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 […]

Team Myles 2.0

Its funny how different I felt walking into the orientation night for Team Myles 2017 as a mentor compared to the year before as a team member. The panic and fear of “what have I done, I can’t do this” was replaced by “I’m so excited to meet everyone and be a small part of […]

And it begins…

Last Sunday, I had my first run with all the amazing people involved with Team Myles.  I was ready to fail…I was ready to huff and puff and fall and fail.  That’s what I told myself was going to happen.  While I may feel like I am 25 in my head, my hips don’t lie. […]