Tag: half marathon

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 FIND THE PERFECT RUNNING COACH FOR YOU

Having a running coach isn’t just for elite, Olympic level athletes.  Sure they all have coaches, but anyone can have a running coach; whether you are trying to hit a personal best, getting back into running after an injury or long break, you are completely new to running, or you have hit a plateau in your times and need help pushing through.

AHH Lululemon SEAWHEEZE, HOW I LOVE YOU SO…

Seawheeze 2019 is just around the corner, how did that come round so fast! It doesn’t even feel like a year ago that I raced….and then got terribly injured! I was reminiscing about the race the other night while I was on a client consultation call, and it inspired me to write up a blog with all my tips and highlights from the expo and race. Now it’s likely that the race format will be slightly different from my 2018 experience, but it might give you a taste of what’s to come!

5 STRATEGIES FOR COMING BACK FROM AN INJURY

Nobody wants to be injured, but unfortunately if you workout regularly there is a chance you will be out injured at some point (even if that injury was a sprained ankle from tripping over a shoe at your front door!). I’ve had my fair share of injuries over the past few years, one in particular that had me off running for 2 months – and let me tell you, it was the l-o-n-g-e-s-t 2 months!

Here are my 5 strategies for coming back from an injury.

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.