Tag: race pace
SIMPLE DISTRACTION STRATEGIES FOR YOUR MENTALLY CHALLENGING RUN
We’ve all been there, on a run that just plain old sucks. Whether it’s mental or physical, it can be a struggle-train run. You could throw in the towel and walk home, but sometimes it’s necessary to embrace the suck and push through (it’s excellent resilience training for races). Here are some of my top…
Lululemon SEAWHEEZE (Vancouver) RACE RECAP
Seawheeze is a half-marathon race around Vancouver, Canada and is organized by Lululemon. I will write another blog about all the merch and funtivites that come along with doing this race, but today is all about the 2018 race recap.
LULULEMON SEAWHEEZE (VANCOUVER) HALF-MARATHON – MY TRAINING SO FAR
Where has the summer gone? I feel like I was just starting (and re-starting) Seawheeze 2018 training, and now we are in week 10 – THE RACE IS IN 4 MORE WEEKS!!!! YIKESSSSS! If you are training for this race (or any fall/autumn race for that matter), how has training been going for you? Are…
YOU’RE STRUGGLING ON A RUN, WHAT DO YOU DO?
Here are some of the strategies I use when all I want to do is give up. If you have any others you use, please let me know. SMILE – I find, no matter how miserable you are feeling, if you smile it can really help trick your brain into thinking that all is good.
WHY I DIDN’T GET A PB, AND WHY I AM OK WITH IT
I have been training for the Oak Bay Half-Marathon for the past 17 weeks. I put so much pressure on myself to get a Personal Best (PB) at this race. Even though I have been running for a few years now, this past year running has been really hard for me. I was essentially starting…
RACE VOLUNTEERING IS SO MUCH FUN – TC10K
If you follow me on Instagram, you might know that I was volunteering at a local 10K race this past weekend. Since I started running 3 years ago, I have taken part in 9 races, and every single time I passed a volunteer I thanked them. Races wouldn’t be able to go ahead without the…
HOW TO DECIDE ON A RACE GOAL
I was standing at the bus stop on my way to work this morning, and I started thinking about my race goal for the Oak Bay half marathon in May. I’m half way through my training cycle for this race, which has now got me thinking about whether my race goal is realistic. I say…