What a pain in the…knee…hip…ankle…

For quite a while there I was running without pain…or at least very little. Then 10 days ago I ran 12K along the Rideau Canal in Ottawa.  It […]

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Who’s counting?

I think I might be counting.  In fact, I think I might be obsessed with counting. How fast am I going? How far have I gone? […]

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Is 1 really the lonliest number?

You’ve seen them.  The gangs of runners on Saturday morning outside of Starbucks.  You’ve seen the postings in The Running Room for running groups.  You’ve […]

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I’m running 10K now, but first I had to get to 5K

This weekend I had a 10K personal record.  My blistering pace was 1:11.  Slow, but glorious.  My body just decided that it wanted to go. […]

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I never would have guessed that I am a runner

Well, I’m not sure that calling myself “a runner” feels quite genuine yet. But, I’m getting there. Let me start my story from the beginning. At […]

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