Category Archives: training

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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Bread and Honey 15k

Onto race recap #2 Bread and Honey 15k This was it, the goal race post-injury. I looked back at my plans for the season and figured that Bread and Honey would be a realistic time frame. I put in the … Continue reading

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5 Peaks Trail 8k

Okay so I’ve been slacking, not literally but in the blogging sense. I guess that’s what happens when your brain is on work mode. It’s crazy how fast time flies, you say oh I’ll do this tomorrow and then a month … Continue reading

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Training update

Hey so I’m back! Realized that I haven’t blogged in a bit. Been back training strong real consistently since my injury and Brantford Classic. Time flies when your focus is set like a laser. As for training, I’ve kept my … Continue reading

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Post-Injury & Brantford Classic 10k

So the last month has had its ups and downs. On the plus side, I was so so happy to be training again, but the problem was pacing myself. I was doing a good job not running too much but … Continue reading

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Back to the pavement!

I’m so excited to be running again! It was a torturous month off especially every day that got closer to ATB knowing I couldn’t race it more and more with each day that passed. But the universe allowed me to … Continue reading

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Strength Training for Runners – HoneyMaxx Article

Strength Training for Runners  How to Run a New Personal Best and Stay Injury Free (…without simply running more)  by Tanis Smith, Road-racer, B.H.K., B.Ed., CanFit Pro PTS We’ve all heard it before, “you’re only as strong as your weakest … Continue reading

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Talk at Running Room & Reflections

This week I did a talk to a group of runners who are a part of Josie Wadja‘s Running Room running clinic. The program is for novice runners who are looking to gain knowledge about running and racing, or for … Continue reading

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2014 Season Recap

So what can I say, 2014 was an amazing year.  The 2014 season didn’t start out so hot, let’s just say the polar vortex nearly sucked my running career into oblivion… well that’s a bit dramatic… not actually but juggling teacher’s … Continue reading

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Welcome!

Welcome to my blog! I started this blog to help motivate myself and others to push towards goals and never settle! I am an Ontario road racer, ex cross country and track gal at the University of Windsor. After many … Continue reading

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