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What I Learned as a Spectator at STWM

On Sunday I went to the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon race day for the first time in a long time as a spectator, watching and cheering some friends in 5K, Half and Full and I learned (or relearned) a couple … Continue reading

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Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront (Half) Marathon

Heading into the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon weekend, things hadn’t been going my way. Training hadn’t been great, I was working through a shoulder/neck injury and I was debating even going ahead with the half marathon.  After a lot of … Continue reading

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When to pull the plug on a race

A lot of runners are afraid of the dreaded DNF, but personally, I’m a little more afraid of the DNS – did not start.  Which is worse – not making it to the finish line or not making it to … Continue reading

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STWM Half Training Begins

Today is the first day of my Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront (Half) Marathon training schedule! Right now, I’m excited, but a little nervous about training for a fall half marathon, mostly because I am not a warm weather runner.  I much … Continue reading

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