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

2015 XC

For those of you that know me well, you know how much I dislike Cross-Country running. It’s cold. It’s usually wet. I just don’t enjoy it all that much. But it makes me… Continue reading

Academic All-Canadians

On Monday I was honoured as one of the Top 8 CIS Academic All-Canadians.  “Academic All-Canadians [are] those exceptional student-athletes who achieve an academic standing of 80% or better while playing on one of… Continue reading

Millennial Minds

On Thursday night I was part of a panel for the Women’s Brain Health Initiative (WBHI). I really had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I’m so glad I accepted the… Continue reading

It’s Never Too Late

I really love the running community. We are (generally) a great group of people who support each other. You could be racing to win for a personal best or you could be running… Continue reading