The Future of Cross-Country

2017 marks the first time in IAAF history that both men and women will run the same distance at World Championships. As such, Athletics Canada held their first 10k championships at the end… Continue reading

Lessons in Fuel

I am just returning from the Cross-Country World Championships at the Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, Uganda and I learned a very important, and very hard, lesson in fuelling. To honour the end… Continue reading

Celebrate Food, It’s Nutrition Month

I had no idea it was nutrition month until I saw the post from my teammate, Andrea Seccafien. An excuse to celebrate food? A chance to share some of my nutrition tips? Yes… Continue reading

In Honour of ‘Love’ Month…

…I thought it would be a good idea to reflect on some of the things that fill my life with love and gratitude. Below is a mix of things that are a part… Continue reading

Einstein Once Said…

“The definition of insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” I’ve been down in Southern California for the last month training. As you may have seen in… Continue reading

Fear

Well my 2017 season opened almost two weeks ago at the UW Indoor Preview and I still haven’t written a post about it, whoops. I spent a lot of time reflecting back on… Continue reading

Embrace your Inner Winter

It’s already the middle of January, and for those of us who live in a temperate climate, that means white fluffy stuff has been falling from the sky on and off for the… Continue reading

The Best of 2016

You know those times, when you have all those intentions to do so much over the holidays, and then they arrive, are almost gone, and you think ‘where did the time go?’ Well… Continue reading

‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – An Ode to My Teammates

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even an early morning runner Santa Klaus The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,In hopes… Continue reading

Belief: A retrospective look at National XC Champs

It’s funny, I look back on cross-country championships in Kingston and I still cannot believe that actually happened. Not just that I won, but that I took off from the field with ~2k… Continue reading