Author Archives: Tanis Smith - Road Racer

Mississauga 10k Recap

Life stress. It’s an important factor in racing performance that is often overlooked. Since December I have been working on my application for physiotherapy school which included having to retake a course because mine didn’t “count.” After a few stressful … Continue reading

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Thank you Krista!

History has been made today at the Boston Marathon! I like to think of this as the year where the grinders won! Desi Linden won the Marathon so amazing! She is always the runner-up so it’s great to see her … Continue reading

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Spring Run-Off Race Recap

I’m going to keep this week short and just recap last week’s race! Last week I ran the Spring Run-off 8k at High Park in Toronto. Being a Canadian Running Series event, I was especially looking forward to this one. … Continue reading

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The Story of T

Where does resilience come from? Is it a part of who we are at birth? Is it something we learn that is shaped by our experiences in life? It’s hard to say for certain, but here’s a short story of … Continue reading

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Spring Race Recap

I hope everyone is recovering well from ATB 30k this weekend! I don’t know what hurts more my calves or my ego but I will get over both of those ;). I haven’t done any race recaps yet this year … Continue reading

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The Grind: How to Get Through Tough Workouts

Whether you are lifting weights in the gym or running hard intervals on the road, you need to be able to focus yourself when things get tough and you start to become tired. I have several tricks that I use to keep myself focused and I try to add to these constantly to improve my mental game. Continue reading

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Shoe Review Skechers Performance 2018

Hey Everyone! Happy St. Patty’s Day! For today’s post I have some exciting news! I have decided to commit to weekly posts so check back every Friday or Saturday and check them out! I’ve switched things up a bit today … Continue reading

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Be Present

In my last blog I spoke about my learnings from Peak Performance, more specifically about living with purpose. I wanted to come back to another important aspect of life that I’ve been inspired to work on (because of that book … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of One’s Purpose

Have you ever stopped to think truly about your purpose in life? Why are you doing the things you are doing? What gets you up in the morning? If you haven’t tried to define it, you likely feel lost or … Continue reading

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STWM Recap

It has been a few days since the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and I’m ready to reflect and celebrate my fall season. This fall season was short and concise in order to put everything I had into the marathon.

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