Posted in May 2013

Race Report: Toronto Women’s Half-Marathon

Race Report: Toronto Women’s Half-Marathon

Should I run or should I cheer on my BRF at the Toronto Women’s Half-Marathon?  I literally didn’t decide until the night before.  This is not a typical race strategy, nor is it a strategy that I suggest. Many weeks of training had gone into my preparation for my second half-marathon.  An injury interrupted my training program and … Continue reading

Getting Race Ready

Getting Race Ready

The signs are all there. The long-range weather forecast now includes the big day. Some of my dairy products expire after I will earn my finisher’s necklace. And, most importantly, my longest and hardest runs are now behind me. Yes, folks, it’s time for the taper! Before Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon, I didn’t get to experience … Continue reading

Top 10 Ways to Annoy a Runner

Top 10 Ways to Annoy a Runner

It ain’t easy being a runner. Besides tackling the long, hard miles, we have to put up with some really “interesting” commentary on the sport we love. Endorphins generally protect us from sour moods, but dealing with certain remarks can test even the power of the runner’s high. (Feel free to share this with your … Continue reading

Princess on the Mend

Princess on the Mend

Okay – it has happened!  After fourteen months of running, I have experienced my first running injury.  And, for the first time, I truly relate to the frustration that Jodi and many other runners have gone through. And, I have discovered, that it has taken this injury to make me realize how much I have … Continue reading