Tag Archives: Training

Race day!

Its so hard to find the right words to try to begin to express the mixture of emotions from race day. When my alarm went off at 5am I already had my Team Myles shirt laid out with the rest of my outfit and gear, breakfast was planned and anything I could have ready was […]

I own that hill!

All throughout our training I’ve been having a hard time on the hills in Point Pleasant Park. I decided on the first day that I wasn’t able to run them without walking and each time we run I mentally psych myself out before I even give it an honest try. With raceday quickly approaching I […]

Saturday 12k

On May 12 I had the pleasure of running in the 2016 CUA Lung Run with a few Team Myles members to help raise awareness for lung health.  We had team training that morning and had run 10:1s for 7-8k so I wasn’t sure how smoothly the evening run was going go but we rocked […]

Old Sole

I actually began writing this blog last week, but true to the story, life kind of happened in between… Last week I was feeling a bit weary. I certainly wouldn’t say unmotivated, run down maybe? Sometimes so much is going on behind the scenes, that it’s hard to know what to show on the surface. […]

Slow but sure

I’ve been beating myself up the past little bit and feeling like I’ve let myself and those who care about me down. I had goals set and fully expected to have reached my 100lb weight loss by now but this past year has been a rough one for me with a lot of life changes; the […]

I am a runner!

I started running a year ago but have never been comfortable referring to myself as “a runner” and would even say I was going out for a jog instead of a run but this has changed. Two weekends ago I was in Yarmouth visiting my mom. I got up Saturday (not at 8am mind you) […]

Stepping outside my comfort zone

Although my fellow Team Myles members may have something different to say I’ve never been the type of person who likes being the centre of attention.  Hiding in the background became a safety mechanism for me after years of being overweight and new situations always bring on a sense of panic; so bootcamp style workouts […]