My friend, Valerie and I spent about an hour walking at the track this morning enjoying the lovely sunshine and chatting up a storm. So much healthy goodness was being soaked up by both of us. The exercise, the warmth of the sunshine, and the friendship - all so good for the mind and body. … Continue reading Nature Knows Best
Welcome to the new look and feel for Running Four Love! I am super excited to begin this new chapter! As many of you may already know, I originally started this blog in 2015 to follow my journey to my first half marathon. After two years of trying and training for the new distance, I … Continue reading New Look and Feel – Welcome Back!
Day two of the awesome Maritime Race Weekend began well before the crack of dawn. The evening before was filled with surprises as my daughter, Rebecca, participated in her first race at the 5 KM Sunset race. You can read all about our adventures here! The biggest surprise for me was discovering that my 8 … Continue reading Maritime Race Weekend – Sunrise
Aaarrrrr, Matey! The pirate themed races of Maritime Race Weekend have been my favorite since I began racing and this weekend added even more to love! The Friday Sunset 5 KM race is flat route along gorgeous coast line in Eastern Passage, NS. We run steps away from the ocean waves breaking on the beach, … Continue reading Maritime Race Weekend – Sunset
What a train wreck the first few weeks of August have been. I have been working through so many different feelings as I made my decision to give up on my goal of completing a half marathon. Two years ago when I set the goal, I was so excited, so committed, and couldn't wait for … Continue reading Maritime Race Weekend 2017 Training Update
Another week in the books and a whole bunch of steps closer to my first half marathon. This week was kept a bit more in line with the schedule than previous weeks, however, I have been thinking of tweaking the schedule and after Friday's long run, the changes are definitely happening. I am struggling too … Continue reading Half Marathon Training – 47 days to go!
Happening, just a little jumbled up! That's probably the best way to describe the training at the present moment. Now that the beautiful weather of summer is here, our family has been soaking up every moment we can of it before it quickly leaves us. Our days have been filled with days on the Halifax … Continue reading Half Marathon Training – Week ?? Recap ( 53 days to go!)