Spring Forward? But I wanna Sleep!

It might be the worst Sunday of the year, the middle Sunday in March, you lose an hour of sleep. I am really fortunate, I have always been a good sleeper. Not only… Continue reading

Pan American XC Champs: Vargas, Venezuela

(Pre-Read warning, this is a long one). It has not been a fairytale winter, my knee and IT band wouldn’t totally settle down. I cross-trained a ton, did what I could running, and… Continue reading

My Favourite Core Exercises

Well at least for right now! Back in January Kristin at Oiselle asked us for our favourite core exercises, plus some pictures. Instead of just emailing them to her, I thought I’d share… Continue reading

Constructive Interference

Robin, this post is for you. The Physics Interference, in physics terms, has to do with wave propagation and what happens when two or more waves meet travelling along the same medium. The… Continue reading

I Here By Declare 2016 Open!

The plan was to open my season in Ottawa, on the lovely, oversized, 400m track. But what to run? We decided that this opener would be more of a workout so we loaded… Continue reading

Sometimes the Hardest Workout is the One you Don’t Get to do.

That’s what I posted on twitter Monday. I tried to warm up for my workout, I made it 6:31 into the warm up with Andrea, where I decided to stop and walk back… Continue reading

On (Never) Being Satisfied

In late December I was afforded the opportunity to spend the day with the Milton Heights Racing Program. With no snow on the ground, it made for challenging conditions for training but gave… Continue reading

The Year that was 2015

Happy New Year. It’s that time of year when you look back on what happened the previous year. It’s a time to celebrate. It’s a time to learn. For me, it’s time to… Continue reading

Changing Gears: From 1500m to the Half Marathon

I had every intention of writing a reflection to 2015 after my last race of 2015, but it seems like this race deserves it’s own reflection. I had decided early in November that… Continue reading

How To Be a Running Ninja

On November 12th Marathon Dynamics asked me to come out to be the keynote speaker at their year-end celebration. Marathon Dynamics is a coached group of athletes led by Kevin Smith who are… Continue reading