Category Archives: Running

Thanks for the Reminder Women’s Running!

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Thanksgiving Running: When time doesn’t count, but time means everything

The winter marathon has been run. Daylight savings time has arrived to make it more difficult to get out for that evening run. And the holidays are upon us. November is a tough time for me to take running seriously. … Continue reading

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Lose the “can’t” and try the “maybe”

Most people never get there. They’re afraid or unwilling to demand enough of themselves and take the easy road, the path of least resistance. But struggling and suffering, as I now saw it, were the essence of a life worth … Continue reading

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Cross training, the battlefield style!

Nothing like a couple of hours on a bicycle to remind me how much I love the outdoors. Especially when I’m out Yorktown, following the footsteps of Washington (ok, and the French, without whom we would have been cooked). Amazing … Continue reading

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Rest, Recovery, Relaxation and Restart!

I have been told repeatedly – and tell others repeatedly – that recovery is part of training.  Rest is absolutely necessary to optimal performance.  Ever have the best advice that you don’t take?  Or take and way overdo? I have. … Continue reading

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“VICTORY” gets a new definition

What if today, we were just grateful for everything? I have to admit that I’m not a fan of all those cutesy memes currently clogging up my Facebook page. But when a friend posted this one, I had to stop … Continue reading

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It’s All About Gratitude

I have to start with an apology for my lapse in posting.  I plead guilty to being overwhelmed with work, holidays, training and life in general.  Unless you are the shiny object of the day – or the person clamouring … Continue reading

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