Trail Running Q&A

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Good morning! I am a tad sleepy this morning but it doesn’t even matter. Last night, I went and saw Les Miserables which is my favourite musical of ALL TIME. I am a bit of a Francophile so seeing the show live made me lose my mind a little. (And also explains why this post… Read More…

Albion Hills 5 Peaks Race Report/ New Balance Fresh Foam 980 Trail Review

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Happy Friday! I am in the midst of a delicious carb-load in prep for my marathon this weekend. It has been so much fun to be out at the other stages this week, cheering on my other team mates as they race their stages. I am looking forward to leaving everything out on the course this… Read More…

How to Make a Training Plan (And Stick With It)

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Welcome to Monday! It was a weekend jam packed with running for me. I did the Creemore Vertical Challenge 25KM on Saturday morning (recap will be on the blog on Friday). It was a fantastic course and although it was a training run for me, I was excited to finish first female. Sunday, I spent… Read More…

Race Report: 5 Peaks Heart Lake Trail Race

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Let’s talk trail races, shall we? Last weekend, I did two races and both of them were different enough that I have split them into two posts. Saturday morning, I raced the 5 Peaks Heart Lake course in the Enduro distance which was 14 KM. It was a PERFECT day for racing. The weather was gorgeous, the… Read More…

Goals for May 2014

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What a weekend! It was one of those weekends full of amazing people, great memories and not enough sleep. The kind of weekend that leaves you exhausted come Monday morning, but with a huge smile on your face. I am so blessed to have a strong community of friends and runners who consistently make my… Read More…

Earth Day and 100 Miles of Wild

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Yesterday was Earth Day and April marks the one year mark since I did my first trek with Adventure Science and was introduced to the amazing group of people who I now count among my most inspiring friends. The environment and my sport are completely connected for me – I have spoken in depth about… Read More…

Is Trail Running Becoming Too Commercialized?

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I began trail running in 2010 which seems to be around the time that most runners discovered this unusual sport. For me, I began running trails because one of my 60 year old coworkers at the time was a trail runner and he told me I hadn’t run a race until I ran a trail… Read More…

Competition in Trail Running

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Top of the morning to you! I hope you all had a fabulous weekend and are ready for your last full week of work before the holidays. This weekend, I said goodbye to the snow and headed to sunny Arizona to hike some trails, visit some friends and trek the Canyon with my dad. Today… Read More…

Should Kids Be Allowed To Run Ultras?

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As an early twenty something, I get a lot of advice from other people who have lived longer than me. Most of the time, it is quite welcome, as I have never done this whole thing before and having people weigh in with their own experiences is enlightening and relatively helpful. However, I find lines… Read More…