Category Archives: Running events

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Weekly Link Roundup – June 15, 2012

It’s Friday again, and it’s race season everywhere! We opted not to race last weekend, not feeling ready yet for an open water swim race; we’re also not running this weekend in the Manitoba Marathon (first time in six years … Continue reading

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I Missed National Running Day – Whoops!

Yesterday was National Running Day (in the US – not sure if it was here in Canada or not). I didn’t realize that until I saw all the running related posts celebrating the day. I feel bad for missing it, … Continue reading

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Motivation for Racing – Why Am I Doing This?

When your alarm goes off at 6:00 (or earlier!), and you’re tired, and it’s a little cold out, and you’d rather be in bed, sometimes you ask yourself – Why Am I Doing This? Now, for me this happens all … Continue reading

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Winnipeg Police Services Half Marathon Race Recap

The WPS Half marathon was held Sunday, May 6, 2012. This is the third year I’ve registered for this race, but only the second year I’ve been able to run it – last year blizzard like conditions forced us to … Continue reading

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Feeling Sick and Taking it Easy

So Monday night at work, my throat started to feel a little scratchy. Uh-oh. Almost everyone I know (and I mean everyone… all my kids, almost all my co-workers…) have been fighting a nasty cold/flu virus that has been going … Continue reading

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