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Today's the Day I Lose! · 6d ago

Michelin Tire Trot 5k

The local town of Bridgewater, NS is home to a Michelin tire plant.  This year, as part of their week long health and safety community events, they hosted their first ever Michelin Tire Trot...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 1W ago

The journey so far

I started this blog 7 years ago as a way to journal and track my weight loss journey.  Recently it's evolved into more of a running blog, but that is because running has become such an impor...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 2W ago

IWK 5k - DNS

This was my first DNS - Did Not Start. My knee bothered me a bit during the Penguin Run yesterday and then got progressively worse on the walk back to the car and throughout the rest of the ...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 3W ago

Penguin Run 5k

Another great run with great friends today!This was my first time running the Penguin Run held out in Enfield NS.  My favorite part of the run was Papa Penguin!  He is the designated last pl...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 3W ago

Bluenose 10k

This was my second year running in the Bluenose.  Last year I did the 5k and within days had signed up to do the 10k this year.  While I've run longer distances as part of my half-marathon t...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 4W ago

Fool's Run 1/2 Marathon

Some time last year I decided that I wanted to run a spring half-marathon.  I read about the Fool's Run and decided that it was the one for me.  Since it was in BC, it took a lot of planning...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 4W ago

MEC races 1 and 2

On a whim this year I signed up for the MEC race series. 5 races between January and October, all of varying distances, but for a really great low price. I have already run the first 2.Race ...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 4W ago

Believing (again)

It's been almost 4 months since I've updated here.  In that time I've had 3 races that I've wanted to recap (and will get to today), but I just haven't been able to find the words to do it. ...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 5M ago

Resolution Run

Start the year of right. Run a 5k race January 1st. It sounded like a great idea at the time. Several friends were signing up, so I joined them. It fit well with my current training plan...
Today's the Day I Lose! · 8M ago

Injured

This is not how week 3 of my half-marathon training was supposed to go. It was supposed to include beautiful runs in the cool October air, some hill training, speed work and the slow start ...