Trying to Start Early

Training for the 10k has not started yet, but knowing some of the issues I would have to work through I decided I would try to get started early. I have been out 3 times in the past 5 days and completed a total of 13.25km. My worries were definitely confirmed. Shin splints. Really really […]

Remember Your Why

Did I make a mistake? That’s a question I’ve been reflecting on lately. We are going into week 4 of training, and I’ve been sick for the last 9 days. That’s 9 missed days of activity, running or otherwise. I feel behind. I feel discouraged. I feel like I let myself down. Did I set […]

Big Hill, Small Goals

Often articles or blogs from people training for a half-marathon talk about goal setting.  People have goals for setting a new PB (Personal Best), running with negative splits, goal times or running at a certain pace.  For other people the goal is simply to cross the finish line.  While I share some of these goals […]

Getting Out the Door

I sent an email today to my mentor Nicole and the Team Myles Coordinator, Danielle, telling them that I could no longer be part of the program.  Since I applied, I have been wondering if I could train for the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon.  I have carried this doubt with me every day since I […]

Well that sucked!


I’m not going to lie. The first Sunday run was a horrible experience for me. I haven’t run in over a year because of a non running related knee injury followed by a work injury (I seriously am considering wrapping myself in bubble wrap) but had been given the go ahead by my wonderful LifeMark […]