Tag: Running coach

GUEST BLOG #2 – Why do you run?

Hello again. Today’s guest blog is my friend Karen.  Last year I coached Karen to run a half-marathon at the Toronto Marathon – coincidentally its almost 1 year ago since Karen raced.  I truly loved watching Karen’s confidence in herself grow after each run.  Most…

CHASING A UNICORN – BOSTON MARATHON

It was a good job I had today off of work as I was glued to Instagram.  My IG feed was 90% Boston Marathon.  It was incredible! The weather, oh boy the weather was horrific, I can’t even imagine how difficult running today would…

GUEST BLOG #1 – Why do you run?

Hello! So I’ve decided to mix the blog up, and have guest bloggers once in a while.  I always love hearing about other peoples’ experience with running and why they run… so I thought you might too.  If you would like to feature as…

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…

IT’S ALL ABOUT ME…

Hi! I’m Gillian/G/Coach G/GMacSpurr, thanks for popping by my blog.  Normally I blog about races or running in general, but today’s blog is slightly different.  I’ve been posting regular blogs now for the past few months, so thought it would be a good idea…

WALT DISNEY WORLD MARATHON RACE RECAP

Race: Walt Disney World Marathon Location: Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida Date: Sunday 7th January 2018 Start time: 5:30am Costume: Minnie Mouse (mostly handmade by myself with the addition of my regular black running clothes)