Tag: half marathon training

GUEST BLOG #16 – WHY DO YOU RUN?

It’s been a wee while since I had a guest blogger on here – and I really am sorry for that as I blooming love them! I absolutely love them because; a) it’s great to be a little nosy and find out about how runners got started running; b) I like finding out about races that I’ve never heard of before; and c) (this is possibly my most favourite) hearing the incredible hints, tips and advice.

Today on ‘Why do you run?’ we have the pleasure of having Jamie. I’ve followed Jamie on Instagram now for a couple of years; no matter the weather, the workout or the time of day, she always has this huge smile on her face. I highly recommend you checking her out on IG and her blog (links are below). 

Enjoy!

HOW TO MAKE ESSENTIAL OIL EPSOM SALTS FOR POST-RUN RECOVERY

I only discovered the wonders of Epsom salts a few years ago – and now a week doesn’t go by when I’m not chilling in the tub to help relax my muscles and loosen stiff joints. But not only does it help after a strenuous workout, it can help to draw toxins out of the body, improves the immune system, and relaxes the nervous system.

GUEST BLOG #15 – Why do you run?

Hello,

So here it is, the first ‘Why do you run’ guest blog of 2019. For a couple of months now I wasn’t sure if I would continue with this guest series in 2019 – but it ultimately turned into pure nosiness in that I wanted to find out more about some incredible runners that I follow on Instagram.

This month’s guest blog is Jill, and her Instagram handle is @jillamama. I absolutely love her Instagram account; not only is it documenting her running journey, but it is filled with interesting Canadian facts. Go check her out and say hello.

I’m only running one race this year, and why I am super excited by that.

It’s March 9th – normally by now I’d have at least 80% of my races for the year booked in, or at the very least know exactly what races I plan to run and my goal for each. This year is different – I only have one 10k race in April, and that’s only in my calendar as I am a clinic instructor for the group – the rest of my year is wide open, and I plan to keep it that way.

GUEST BLOG #14 – Why do you run?

Hello,

Here it is; the last guest blog of 2018. A massive THANK YOU to all the guest bloggers who agreed to be part of this series, and of course to you for reading them. As I’ve mentioned before, I love hearing how other runners got hooked on the sport, I hope you’ve enjoyed getting to know some of the wonderful people in the running community.

GUEST BLOG #11 – Why do you run?

Hello!

I’ve mentioned before that I love doing these guest blogs because, well, in a nut shell, I am nosey.  I love finding out how other people got into running, and what motivates them to get out there time and time again to crush their goals. Not just that, but I like discovering more about them – stuff that you may miss from a social media post etc.  Let me introduce you to Saskia, who is this week’s guest blogger. She is a runner and has a fabulous collection of photos on her Instagram page which you should definitely check out. The discovery I made recently about Saskia is we live both live in Victoria, BC!  I love how social media opens up the entire world to you, but it’s also brilliant when you come across someone that is close to home; who knows, I may have even run past her at some point.