About a week ago, I ran my first ever marathon. This marked the realization of a dream that was 5 years in the making. But when the race was over, things felt a little anti-climactic. And it took me a few days to figure out why. I had imagined the moment a million times over - crossing the . . .
There's nothing like the thrill of running a marathon or half marathon. The cheering crowd, the adrenaline, the beer at the finish line... But runners know too well that there's a stark contrast between race day and that post-race Monday. If you're feeling a little alarmed, don't worry - you're not . . .
This morning I ran my final long run before the Montreal half marathon. According to the App on my phone (Map My Run), I ran 18k in total. While it makes my leg hurt, I like this distance because it brings me along my favourite running trail in Montreal, the Lachine Canal, all the way to the . . .
I'm getting ready to run my 5th half marathon this September. At one time, 21 kilometres seemed impossible, but my running journey has convinced me that when you work hard, anything is possible. (As extremely cheesy as that sounds). With only two weeks left before the Montreal Marathon, I'm . . .
Spring is well underway and runners everywhere are lacing up their shoes and getting into their training. More than ever, runners are choosing the trails for their practice, a space that allows them to escape from the busyness of everyday life and connect with nature. Thinking of switching from . . .