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Little Princess On The Run

Little Princess On The Run

Our girls have always been our top priority when it comes to running. A look for in any race is that it is family friendly. If there are kids races, then that is a special bonus. When we were planning to run the Disney Princess Half Marathon 2013, the girls definitely wanted to be included … Continue reading

Running Blues

Running Blues

Very soon, Princess Jodi will be posting her reflections on her journey to the Castle. Luckily, she was able to stay for 10 days in the Magical Kingdom and she is just on her way home today. Unfortunately, my profession does not permit me from time off and I had to arrange just as magical … Continue reading

So Close to the Castle

So Close to the Castle

I really didn’t think running a half marathon was going to be that hard.  Really!  When Jodi and I decided we were going to embark on this crazy adventure, the possibility of failing never crossed my mind. Running 21.1km, to a newbie runner, sounds overwhelming.  It is a wonderful moment to be two weeks away … Continue reading

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Did you notice? This past week has been super-charged, crazed, frantic and overwhelming. Not just for me. I’m not the only one feeling it. While griping about my own stresses and pressures and schedules, I noticed I wasn’t alone in wanting to scream at the top of my lungs. I heard about it from friends. … Continue reading

Wanted: Bal•ance

Wanted: Bal•ance

bal•ance [bal-uhns] noun, verb, bal•anced, bal•anc•ing a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc. Balance. Never did I ever think that this word would come to haunt me. On the eve of the first day of school, I am trying to figure out just how I am going to “DO IT”. … Continue reading

QUIT WHINING!

QUIT WHINING!

Does life ever get in the way of your training plan? Well, mine does and in fact, quite frequently.  Ever catch a summer cold that attempts to completely shut down all systems and makes you utterly useless?  After my last 5 km race, I was determined to be more consistent with my three runs a … Continue reading