Category Archives: Winter Running

Winter Motivation

As the winter weather drags on here in Halifax, it is not always easy to get out and go for a run.  However, as much as getting out in the cold, rain, wind, and/or snow may suck, not running usually feels … Continue reading

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Yeah, babe – it’s cold outside!

After a couple of years of relatively mild temperatures, winter seems to have made a comeback in Ottawa.  Over the course of the last few weeks, we have had temperatures in the negative double digits and a bitter wind has … Continue reading

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Freeze Your Gizzard Half Marathon Win!

A wise person once said that running is a very lonely obsession. Yet the paradox is that it builds confidence & strangers look out for each other.  This quote was on my mind today as I raced my first tune-up … Continue reading

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Ode to Winter Running

Here we are at the end af January and at the end of a cold snap.  Every year, around this time, hardy distance runners experience a barrage of the same questions and statements.  They come from nice and well-meaning people … Continue reading

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Welcome 2011!

This is going to be an amazing year! I don’t usually make New Year’s Resolutions, I prefer running goals instead. But if I were to make a New Year’s Resolution, it would be to avoid getting hit by cars while … Continue reading

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