Tag Archives: running partner

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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A Love Song for Running

This week, I polled my Facebook folks for blog topic suggestion.  Gina, my longtime friend, Maid of Honor and fellow distance runner’s suggestion was fun: “These are a few of my favorite (running) things.”  So here I present, in no … Continue reading

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Meet Kate & Wish Her a Happy 10th Birthday

Kate will be 10 years old on March 10. She doesn’t want gifts, she wants donations to Love4Gambia. Kate is my long run partner Liam’s daughter.  She loves to run too.  She loves to cheer on runners at races and … Continue reading

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Erin Poirier still faster than Erin Callaghan

Today was Run Nova Scotia (RNS)’s Back to Basics 8 miler, the kick-off to the RNS race season, and my second race with my new married name.  Due to some poor planning on my part, it was totally back to … 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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Miles of Kindness

When you do something big like this for a charity you find out the most wonderful things about people’s spirits, about generosity and kindness.  It makes me feel good about the human race (bad pun intended).  Here are my most … Continue reading

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