I've been told by great runners that pacing is the key to a great race. But pacing is also really hard to do! I presume that this is why so many races offer 'pace-bunnies' - people who commit to doing the discipline of running at exactly a 6:00 km, for example, so that all that you as… Continue reading Pacing
This week's race started with a gruelling 4:20 am alarm! But the sky was starting to lighten already and we slipped into our race gear, grabbed our pre-made banana-peanutbutter-walnut-chocolate-chip muffins, and headed out the door by 4:45. We stopped to pick up our friend Sarah - gamely joining us as an 'angel' today, along with… Continue reading Toronto Waterfront 10K – Race Report
Just wanted to post and let everyone know that the bank transfer has happened, and the chair has been ordered! I can hardly believe that this has happened - and am blown away by how quickly it happened! You guys! We raised just over $8000 in under two weeks. I feel incredibly encouraged and humbled… Continue reading It’s For Real!
The morning came way too early for those of us who had stayed up to enjoy a beautiful Friday evening in June, but it was well worth it as we pulled into Earl Rowe Provincial Park just after 8:00 on Saturday morning. The 1/2 marathon had already started so we trundled slowly past runners as… Continue reading MEC 5K Earl Rowe – Race Report