Category Archives: marathon training

Energy-packed, healthy, and yummy home-made power-bar recipe

Hello everyone, Hope you are all recovering from the Bluenose or Cabot Trail Relay Race and slowly easing back into training for the spring season!  With that in mind I decided I’d like to share a great power-bar recipe I … Continue reading

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Thanks for your support Mizuno!

I would like to write a quick blog thanking Mizuno for their running apparel donations in support of my run across The Gambia.  I received the package of brand new running clothes to practice and race in about a month … Continue reading

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Things that change as you bulk up your running volume

  I have slowly been increasing my weekly mileage as I prepare to run across The Gambia this summer (up to 80km/week currently).  As I have been doing this, I have noticed several (good and bad) changes, which I would … Continue reading

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Hypothermic Half 2013 and Training Update

I quick blog update about running the hypothermic half marathon and my training to date: Today was the hypothermic half fun run in Halifax.  (On account of the storm I was unable to run 1.6km loops around Dartmouth Crossing last … Continue reading

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Training Plan: Run… a lot!

When I talk to people about the Love4Gambia run across The Gambia, one of the most common questions I get is, “How are you going to train for that?”  For the most part I just reply, “Run…a lot,” and in … Continue reading

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Training Update

With less than two months to go before my departure for the Gambia and with three great training races just around the corner, I thought it may be time for another training update to let you know how my preparation … Continue reading

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‘Tis The Season

Ahhh, the holidays – a time for get-togethers, friends, parties, food and merry-making.  Good times! And then, of course, there are the preparations: decorating the house; shopping for gifts; writing holiday cards; wrapping presents; baking cookies; getting the tree; decorating … Continue reading

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