Monthly Archives: June 2011

Link Round Up – Swollen Ankle!

So I’m nursing a swollen ankle – my ankle was sore and a little purple after my marathon, but didn’t hurt too much, so I went for a short run, and now it’s swollen! But it’s not hurting at all…. … Continue reading

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Duncan’s First Triathlon!

My (almost) nine year old son participated in his first triathlon yesterday! (And I’d like to note, before Bruce or I could do one of our own!!) His school runs a triathlon and duathlon every year, and he signed up … Continue reading

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Crunchy Roasted Chickpeas

I’m running out of ideas of meals to prepare – the fact is, we eat a lot of very basic grilled chicken, roast pork, and pasta. Nothing new, nothing exiting! And even when I do make something new, if it … Continue reading

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Running is Cheap – Racing is Expensive

OK the title is a little misleading – racing CAN be expensive. 😉 When I first started running, I did go out and buy a good pair of shoes (~$200 after taxes), a couple of technical shirts, a couple of … Continue reading

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Manitoba Marathon Race Recap – June 19, 2011

I did it! It’s official, I am a marathoner now. 🙂 My first full marathon ended with a chip time of 4:40:06 (and a Garmin time/distance of 4:39:20/27.57 – don’t ask me how my Garmin’s time was less than my … Continue reading

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