Category Archives: Running

Running related training posts

Gratitude, Appreciation, and the Joy of a Good Run

A lot of bloggers have been writing about gratitude, appreciation or awareness lately. The benefit of a positive mantra instead of negative thoughts. Last week, I gave it a try on the day of my long bike and run. You … 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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Trying to Stay on Track While on Vacation

So today Bruce and I head to Las Vegas for our first real adult vacation ever. We’re doing this right in the middle of peak Half Ironman training – perhaps not the best planning we’ve ever done. 😛 So how … Continue reading

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Hot Weather Running Tips

I complain a lot. OK, well, Bruce says I do. 😉 And I like to make excuses to skip workouts – too cold, too wet, too tired, not enough time. But last Monday it was 28C (82F) – which for … Continue reading

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Happiness Online May 2012 – Be Serious About Play!

Rebecca over at Weight Wars (who I find very inspirational, BTW – I have no idea how she manages to organize these fabulous challenges and projects!) has launched a year long project called Happiness Online, based on Gretchen Ruben’s book … Continue reading

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