Tag Archives: Races

The good and the not so good: #Tremblant70.3 race recap

According to the announcer, I did it (the 70.3 equivalent of “You are an Ironman”)! That’s a good thing… It was definitely an experience. I signed up for this race six months ago or so since the rest of my … Continue reading

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You always remember your first time!

I’m less than a day away from doing another 70.3 (Half Ironman for those not familiar with the Ironman lingo). And the logo to the right says it all… I still remember my first one like it was yesterday. The … Continue reading

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Need motivation? Go and get it! Musings from #RunOttawa Weekend Races…

Good thing it’s not a video blog this time because you would make fun of my voice but I had a blast cheering this weekend! I was asked by the folks from the Rideau Centre Lululemon store (where I used … Continue reading

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#ChiRunning101: Race strategy

Folks, For the ones racing this weekend, especially if it’s your first time, this week’s ChiRunning101 might be useful. It outlines how you can enjoy your race and maybe be a bit more efficient: P.S. Sorry about the camera movement, … Continue reading

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Racing tips from a #Lululemon #Running Alumni Ambassador

Here is a video I put together with Lululemon as part of our prep for the 2011 Ottawa Race Weekend. The video might be a bit outdated (who wears that anymore?) but the advice is still timely and relevant. This … Continue reading

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Form vs engine: What can make you a faster runner?

When I was running last weekend’s Day before Mother’s Day Half Marathon, I had a lot of time to think about a few things. It’s one of the fringe benefits of being a slower runner… Looking around at some the … Continue reading

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Race report: Day before Mother’s Day Half Marathon

So I ran the Day before Mother’s Day Half Marathon on the weekend. Maybe I should have stayed home. It wasn’t really my day… What went well: Hydration: Most people tend to overdrink during running events and I kept that in … Continue reading

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