Author Archives: Tanis Smith - Road Racer

Refridgee-8er Race Recap

And just like that we’re back! Back to road racing for the first time since 2020 (Jan/Feb). This was the first race of the year in Ontario known for its winter conditions, and it did not dissapoint with -15 degrees … Continue reading

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2020/21 Recap: Coming Back to Life

Somehow, somewhere, I forgot to breathe… It has been a while since my last blog and I don’t really know why. At some point in the chaos that has been the COVID-19 pandemic I lost myself; stuck somewhere between wishing … Continue reading

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2019: Tribulations and Triumphs

With the start of a new year it’s time to reflect on last year. It’s been a while since my last blog and I’m looking forward to writing more consistently this year. I treasure the mindfulness that comes with writing … Continue reading

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Season’s Wrap Up

Hey, it’s me. I know long time right? It’s about that time for a long overdue post-season wrap up. Last blog post I just came off a huge PB in the 3000m in Ottawa and was chasing my goal of … Continue reading

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The day I stopped saying “I can’t…”

Hey guys! Sorry I haven’t typed a blog in a while but since I’m on a 6 hour train ride back home today I guess today is a good time! As I approached the fall leading into physiotherapy school (at … Continue reading

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Stepping Out of the Comfort Zone

Wow! September is only a few days away – where did the summer go! I’ve been wicked busy this summer filling my time with meaningful experiences.

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Authenticity

  What a great weekend! Josh and I went away to Blue Mountain (Collingwood) for a few days while I raced the North Face Summit 700 Challenge. Blue Mountain is so beautiful and only a few hours away so why … Continue reading

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The Fallacy of Memory

Every Thursday, as I lace up my pink Skechers Go Ultra road2’s to hit another day’s mileage, I also download my favourite podcast to plug in to during my run – Malcolm Gladwell’s Revisionist history. This season (season 3) Gladwell … Continue reading

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VLOG: Hamilton Trail Adventures

Hey everyone! Thanks for tuning in! I’m feeling much better since my last post with the help of some awesome trail runs. It’s about time for another video blog! Check out today’s adventure on one of the many trails in … Continue reading

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Climbing out of the dark hole

I just wanted to write about my experience. Partly for others, partly for myself if I find myself in that unfortunate place again. Over the last few weeks I’ve been quiet, and for good reason. I’ve been trying to climb … Continue reading

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