Tag Archives: inspiration

Just a few flakes… of gold, that is

Can’t begin to tell you how surprised I was to get a vial of 24k gold flakes in the mail the other day. Continue reading

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#TeamAwesome #RunOttawa #HalfMarathon

I loved running the Ottawa Marathon in 2014. A very organized woman in my running group (definitely not me) arranged for 22 of us to bus down together to experience all that Ottawa Race Weekend has to offer. We nicknamed … Continue reading

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First ultramarathon leaves this gal ultra… tired

Once again, that which once scared the heck out of me has become an obtained goal. Like the marathon, the back-to-back marathon, and all the other running goals I’ve set for myself in recent years, the ultramarathon has landed a … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig: Race wrap-up

Note: This post is the last in a series written for The Flying Pig Marathon. You’ll find my introductory blog about the race here, my thoughts on hill training and pig hats here, why I include coffee and ankle warmers in my training here, tips re: how to “Dress … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig: Volunteers and the chance to earn a PR

Note: You’ll find my introductory blog about running the Flying Pig here, my thoughts on hill training and THE BEST PIG HAT EVER here, some reasons to include coffee and ankle warmers in your training here, tips re: how to “Dress for Success” here, a first look at the … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig: I interview a pig on Twitter

Note: You’ll find my introductory blog about running the Flying Pig here, a discussion about hill training and THE BEST PIG HAT EVER here, some reasons to include coffee and ankle warmers in your training here, some tips on how to “Dress for Success” here, and a first … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig: Hats and Hills

Note: If you missed my introductory blog about the Flying Pig in Cincinnati, you’ll find it here.   Greetings Flying Pig friends both current and future! With less than 15 weeks to go until race day, my running friends and I are … Continue reading

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The Flying Pig Marathon: WKRP in Cincinnati

*This post is the first in a series written for the 2015 Flying Pig Marathon in Cincinnati. To find later posts, enter Flying Pig into the search box.  Greetings Flying Pig friends both current and future! I’m excited to be heading to Cincinnati … Continue reading

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Earthathon virtual running relay keeps it real

Back in October 2014, I started noticing the #earthathon hashtag in runners’ tweets. The more it appeared, the more curious I became. Before the month was out, I’d joined a growing number of runners in a virtual running relay covering the distance … Continue reading

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Running advice 105 years in the making

Not a lot of folks can say they’ve spent the afternoon chatting with a 105 year old, but that’s precisely what I did last Saturday. My husband’s great aunt is no ordinary woman. Her eyesight may not be the best, but her … Continue reading

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