I have never trained through the winter like I have been doing this year. I normally lay low for the winter put on a few pounds and struggling through my first race of the new year. But since racing a personal best in my last race of 2015 I knew I had more in me… Continue reading Sure Is Gusty Out Here!
I’m a little late with last week’s Blue Nose update but better late than never I guess. This week’s run was definitely the most satisfy run on this course yet. The snow was melted off 100% of the course which made for a lot less frustration. Up until today the sidewalks had been lined… Continue reading Blue Nose Week 3
Welcome to Week 2 of my Blue Nose 10K training. Just to recap I am planning to run this route every week until the actual race. This weeks run took place after a pretty significant snow fall on some pretty treacherous side walks. Caution was certainly taken to avoid injury, I will say my… Continue reading Blue Nose 10K – Week 2
Welcome to a new week! This past week was certainly a disappointment for me running wise. It started off with my phone dying 3/4 of the way through a run I was doing to scout out an upcoming 10k race and then got much worse when I destroyed my lower legs by running 10k in… Continue reading One Size Doesn’t Fit All
One of the great things about MapMyRun is the ability to create Routes, and that is exactly what the organizers of the Blue Nose Marathon in Halifax, Nova Scotia have done. Allowing runners to download the map on to your phone gives you the opportunity to do a few rehearsal runs, get a feel for elevation and… Continue reading Blue Nose 10K Preview
In 8yrs of running I have never kept track of my total kilometres but now that I’ve gone and done something stupid, like set a goal, I feel half obligated to do so. So here are my January 2016 kilometres all 89.6 of them! To be honest I was a little disappointed in that number… Continue reading Keeping Score