beer family Running

Chugging along

Almost a full week into our two week road trip my run routine has not yet been derailed. I have been able to carve out the mornings as my time to run. So far, I have still been able to run 5 times in 6 days. Next week is the big challenge when it’ll be […]

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Running

Suburban run

We lived in the burbs near Toronto for years before moving to Lunenburg, NS last year. The suburbs were good to us, but we always felt a bit like fish out of water. Coming back and running the area again there are a few distinct things I do not miss. 1. The traffic. Cars are everywhere. […]

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Running vacation

Rural run

So we’re on our road trip vacation to Ontario and I was able to get out for a 15k run in a rural area near Cornwall and discovered some very distinct nuances about running here versus Lunenburg. 1. The roads do not have potholes!  They are smooth and include paved shoulders!  This is a revelation. […]

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Running well-being

Morning calmness

So, I made the switch recently from evening running to morning. While sunsets are spectacular and I really enjoy ending my day with head-clearing run, the mornings just seem to offer so much more. In fact, it is how much less is going on that I really enjoy. There are less people and cars and […]

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Running

Get up, Stand up

Some mornings when that alarm goes off at 5:30, it takes every ounce of energy not to wake, but to simply get up, stand up, and stretch out the IT bands! Man alive are they ever tight these days!

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Running vacation

Trying not to unhinge

I have been on a wicked run routine the past 3 weeks. I have been pushing five or six runs per week and feeling dynamite while doing it. Problem is, we’re heading out for a two week road trip to Ontario and back and I am dreading losing this mojo I’ve gained. In an effort […]

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nature Running

Textured Tuesday #7

Running along the coast and visiting a beach per day the past little while, I see a lot of cool stuff. Porpoises on Saturday, lots of terns and gulls and osprey and shorebirds every day, and some crazy people that brave the frigid ocean temperature and swim, like for a long time swim, not just […]

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