Tag Archives: #TeamMyles2019

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 […]

Use at your own risk

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We finished our warm up and everyone was ready to go. Victoria was giving out last minute directions for the route. I caught words like “Young Ave”, “full circle” and “35 minutes”. People around me were talking and planning, some said we started to the left, some to the right. I figured I would just […]

Starting From Scratch

Week one of training is underway and I’m feeling such a jumble of different emotions that it’s difficult to separate them all!  I’ve never been a runner; in fact, I have never even contemplated becoming a runner until Nola Hines, a co-worker, became a Team Myles Ambassador last year.  I heard her stories, read some […]

I’m not supposed to be here

I walked into the restaurant a few minutes late, so almost everyone was already there, drinks in hand, mingling.  Normally this would cause me a lot of anxiety – new place, new people, walking in late – but the room was mostly filled with familiar faces.  Close friends, casual acquaintances, people who’s names I didn’t […]