Stepping Outside of your Comfort Zone

I never used to be a fan of Cross-Country, the racing or the training. It’s dark. It’s cold. It is often wet, very wet. One of my commitments to becoming a better runner, a… Continue reading

Fall Renewal

Wow, this post has been on my mind since August! I cannot believe summer is gone, Canadian Thanksgiving has passed; blissful, hot summer nights have been exchanged for colourful, autumn days. Autumn, back… Continue reading

5k Road Champs

As I sit here reflecting on the race, I cannot help but laugh at the series of things that happened in and around the event. Successes and failures alike that day there was… Continue reading


With the Olympics over, it’s time to go back to reality. No more skipping work, workouts, life to watch a select group of amazing athletes give it their all. There were so many… Continue reading

Euro Adventure 2016

You know it’s going to be a great adventure when you arrive at the airport and you hear the words ‘Ms Gollish we have moved you to business class’ when you’re at bag… Continue reading

I Did Not Make the Olympics

But I did come within 8 one-hundredths of a second of making standard in the 1500m. Was 2nd to my fabulous teammate Andrea in the 5000m at Nationals. And pretty much did all… Continue reading

Nationals 2016

Ok, technically it’s really called Olympic Trials, but when you don’t have standard, you go and race it like any other nationals. This year I decided that with my rough spring that I… Continue reading

2 weeks, 6 races…

… 4 planes, two ferries, a train, some transit, and a lot of driving. Sun. Heat. Cold. Wind. Rain, but teeming rain. Sleet, but no snow (thank goodness!). It seems like I saw… Continue reading

Behind Every Great Woman Is A Great Man: Woman-Up Part 2

Can I say that? We would say that about men, that every great man has a great woman behind him. In my world, it is that every great woman has a great man… Continue reading

Be Brave

Here I am in Portland, just after the Portland Track Festival. Yet another awesome track meet. Great to catch up with friends, watch some have breakout performances, nail Olympic Standards, and other have… Continue reading