Author Archives: Tanis Smith - Road Racer

Flagstaff 2017: The Quest for Fitness

“Forget about the reasons why you can’t in life and start to try, cause it’s your time, time to fly.”       After a quick internet search of throwback 90’s music hits, I found myself uploading some Hilary Duff … Continue reading

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Must Be Something in the Paris Water

This season has been 99% ups and only 1% down. I’ve been training and racing at a new level which we runners like to call a “breakthrough” season. Spring Season Recap- The Numbers: Refrigeeeighter 8miler – Raced in 4-5inches of … Continue reading

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Chilly Half VLOG Recap

Hey everyone! I had so much fun the first time filming my first vlog I decided to film another! In this VLOG I recap my Chilly Half result/race and this week’s training! Big thank you to race directors Kelly Arnott and … Continue reading

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VLOG- Day in the Life Video

Hey Everyone! Here’s something new! a VLOG about my day to day!   This year’s build by the numbers: Post scotia: Oct. 17-23: 3.6k in sunny punta cana Oct. 24-30: 23km Oct 31- Nov 6: 46K Nov 7-13: 69km Nov … Continue reading

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2016 Fall Recap

Better late than never! Since there is just so much to recap i’ll try to keep the little overachiever in me in check and try not to drag on and on about every detail of the summer/fall season.

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Spring season

“Obstacles are those frightening things that become visible when we take our eyes off our goals.” Did I ever feel that this season. My biggest struggle has been finding out how to get myself back “on” mentally. But, I’m getting … Continue reading

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Winter Wonderland – Training update

So today’s the day of the Houston Marathon. It’s like christmas for runners – watching/following other elite athletes competing in big events. It’s a great motivator as well, I find myself imagining what my eventual debut marathon experience will be … Continue reading

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2015 Fall Racing Season

I waited to do a big blog post about the fall season. I was doing a blogpost after every race but things got so hectic during the fall season that I decided less is more. So it’s the end of … Continue reading

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Durham 1/4 Marathon

This weekend I raced Durham 1/4 Marathon. It is an unique event – the race distance is 10.549km exactly 1/4 the distance of a marathon. It was the 3rd time I’ve raced this event, and with it being a hometown … Continue reading

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It was the luck of the Irish… IRELAND TRIP 2015

So June 18th Josh and I took off on a plane set for Dublin, Ireland. This was my first time travelling so I was very excited. I made sure to grab a window seat to watch our ascent and arrival … Continue reading

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