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Wishing for a Fairy Runmother: Part 2

Wishing for a Fairy Runmother: Part 2

After reading Princess Jodi’s very cute post about “Wishing for a Fairy Runmother”, I couldn’t help but add a number #11 and #12. If you haven’t read Jodi’s post, wave your magic wand and read it before you read on! 11.  There would be NO SUCH THING AS BLISTERS!  My close BRFs will find this … 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

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

Final Count Down

Final Count Down

Forget racing to the castle! In just over a month’s time, Princess Jodi and I are about to: After reading reflections in pictures, taking a look back at all of our races over the past year, it has hit me very hard that time is running out.  All too often, people make empty promises or … Continue reading

See Sam Run

See Sam Run

Just recently I discovered the joy of running with a pet.  My parents were spending some quality time with my two little ones while I tackled my first 13km run solo.  I was about 1 km in when I came across my neighbours  who were walking their eight dogs.  I immediately felt a pang in … Continue reading

10-Miler Milestone (Race Report)

10-Miler Milestone (Race Report)

After completing our last 10K race en route to the Castle earlier this month, I was feeling very ready to ramp up the race distances to better match my long training runs. I never thought a 10K would seem short, but somehow it now does! I was ready for the next challenge: 10 miles. These … Continue reading

Sweat Pink Give-Away Winners!

Sweat Pink Give-Away Winners!

Last week, we asked you to tell us who motivates you to get sweaty in exchange for some magical, PR-inducing Sweat Pink laces and a Sweat Pink button to wear with pride on your running bag. And we loved the stories you shared with us, which were about so much more than running – there … Continue reading

Running Reflections

Running Reflections

I can’t help but think about how in just 9 short months I have arrived at this point.  I’m currently preparing for our last 10 km run together in Kingston.  Today, we don’t run until 1pm so our usual running routine is a bit different.  Instead of waking the family at about 5am to sleepily … Continue reading

Racing 101: A Newbie’s Guide to Race Prep

Racing 101: A Newbie’s Guide to Race Prep

It’s that time again – checking the weather forecast obsessively, debating each and every outfit combination possible, and contemplating the perfect play list. Ah yes…another race day is upon us. We will run our final 10K race together this weekend en route to Disney’s Princess Half-Marathon. Our race calendar has kept us busy since the … Continue reading