#MotivateMe Monday: How to Get out of a Funk

Here's another post to start the week off with #MotivateMe Monday.  Today I am linking up with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel to hopefully motivate you to get out there and move! Have you ever been in a funk? Like I mean really unmotivated, and not wanting to exercise.  Sometimes I get into a funk and can't seem to get … Continue reading #MotivateMe Monday: How to Get out of a Funk

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Race Recap: A Half Marathon to Remember – Base Borden 2014

I am sharing this recap in a linkup for #MotivateMe Monday with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel to hopefully motivate you to get out there and move! This race recap is long overdue, but I wanted to get my all my racing journey up here to keep it all up to date. My second race along my … Continue reading Race Recap: A Half Marathon to Remember – Base Borden 2014

Race Recap: My First ever Race

My first running race took place at the Lindsay Milk Run.  This race was the beginning step in marathon journey.  I had never run a race before and this race was a great first experience! The Milk Run is an annual event that has a 5k and a 10k race.  I ran the 10k as … Continue reading Race Recap: My First ever Race

My Running Story: From Race Volunteer to Marathoner

My running journey began about a year ago.  I was volunteering, yet again, at a trail race nearby as my step-dad was running.  My mom and I usually volunteer or crew for him while he runs which has been a lot of fun over the years. Back up three months, and I have just skated my … Continue reading My Running Story: From Race Volunteer to Marathoner

Race Recap: Pick Your Poison Trail Run!

On Saturday morning I ran my first ever trail race! And man oh man was it fun!  Pick Your Poison is the first race in the Ontario Ultra Series and is held at a cross-country ski club.  The course is a technically moderate 12.5km loop that is a combination of single track trails, open trails … Continue reading Race Recap: Pick Your Poison Trail Run!

One Week to Race Day! And Saucony Peregrine 4 Review

Well hello there!  It's been a while!  I have been training hard and working harder, and have been too busy to post anything this past week!  My new job was awesomely overwhelming this week and our new addition took up quite a bit of time.  We have had a new puppy living with us and … Continue reading One Week to Race Day! And Saucony Peregrine 4 Review

Race Recap: MEC Race #1 2015

This weekend I ran the first race in the MEC Race series.  It was a great race and super fun atmosphere! I ran the race with my cousin and we had a great time.  We had not really trained a lot and just wanted to go out and have a fun time!  We ended up … Continue reading Race Recap: MEC Race #1 2015

#MotivateMe Monday: Post-Race Check-in!

Happy Easter Monday! I am linking up with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel to update my training from this week! Last week I did pretty well with my training!  I hit 30/34 km by switching some things around and trying to substitute some of the program! The plan for this week will kick up the training and hopefully work in … Continue reading #MotivateMe Monday: Post-Race Check-in!

#MotivateMe Monday: Upcoming race!

Hi everyone!  I hope Monday has been kind to you!  Today I am linking up with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel to stay on track with my training for my upcoming trail race! This race will be my first ever trail race and I am getting super excited!  On Saturday this weekend I ran my first long run since I have … Continue reading #MotivateMe Monday: Upcoming race!

Wild Workout Wednesday: 10 Tips for your First Marathon!

Happy Wednesday! I am joining the girls at Wild Workout Wednesday to share my thoughts.  Be sure to check out Annemarie, Angelena Marie, Upala and Amber for lots more posts on fitness and health!  This week I thought I would talk about 10 things to know before your first marathon! Running your first marathon can … Continue reading Wild Workout Wednesday: 10 Tips for your First Marathon!

#MotivateMe Monday: Race Season is upon us

Hi everyone!  I hope you are enjoying your Monday!  Today I decided to link up with Fitness Cheerleader and Running Rachel to talk about my training and stay motivated through this change in season! I am so excited that it is finally beginning to warm up and I can get outside to get consistent with my training … Continue reading #MotivateMe Monday: Race Season is upon us

Polar Rush Obstacle Race: Race Recap!

I officially tackled my first obstacle race today and it was so much fun!  Ever since obstacle races have come around I thought it would be something my family and I would enjoy and we did!  We took part in the inaugural Polar Rush obstacle race not too far from our home! This race boasted … Continue reading Polar Rush Obstacle Race: Race Recap!

Discovering Running Free

This weekend I took my step-dad down to Running Free near our house because he has mentioned that he needed a new running jacket.  He had never been to Running Free and didn't even know the store existed!  When we walked in to the store his jaw hit the floor and he was in heaven! … Continue reading Discovering Running Free