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Gearing Up for The Next 7.5 Weeks!

Well, it is “go time”. Between now and May 30, I have 3 big races: the Montreal 1/2 Marathon Cdn Championship (Apr 18), the Vancouver BMO 1/2 Marathon (May 2) and the Ottawa Marathon Cdn Championship (May 30). Travel plans are made and I am looking forward to it!So, the next 7.5 weeks are key. Key to: stick with the …

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Around the Bay 30 km Race

Today was a great day to race. I did the 30 km in 1:53:10, which placed me 3rd woman overall. I am really thrilled with how I did. I felt strong and steady. A special thanks to Dale for the hill encouragement! Here’s an email I sent to coach Nicole Stevenson about the race. “As for the play by play, …

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Keys to recovery = emend + saucony AMP PROs + rest! New Recovery Products. After a 40 km run (including a few mile-hill repeats at the end) in crazy winds and rain, I immediately put on the new Saucony AMP PRO2 tights and drank some of the new Chocolate Emend. No better time to try them out than after my …

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A Red and White and Golden Day

Red and White and Gold.This a.m. I wore my red and white Saucony jacket to the Grimsby 1/2 Marathon where I won gold (well, first female) with a new personal best time of 1:18:14.This afternoon, I wore my red and white Canada jacket to our friends’ daughter’s hockey game where her team won gold at the Walter Gretzky tournament.Then, our …

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Arrival of the Saucony Goods

Well, it wasn’t the greatest start to opening the Saucony goods this time. Long story short = don’t grab scissors from a toddler, when they are using them! I had two crying boys (while trying to tend to myself). Micah felt bad for leaving the scissors out. And Seth kept saying, “Owie, Mommy, Cut-cut”. I just love this, “Loyal to …

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More Robbie Burns Race Pictures.

Go, Saucony (sponsored athletes, Tyler Lord and Krista DuChene)! Check out Tyler’s success at www.tylerlord.blogspot.comI like this picture because it reminds me of the days I used to play hockey with the boys (I was the first non-goalie to play highschool hockey in Lambton county! Good thing the coach, Mr. Tremblay put me as centre with two big guys on …

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First Victory of the Year – Robbie Burns 8 km !!

If you want to run a race with a lot of great spirit and energy, I recommend the Robbie Burns 8 km. I admire all those who completed the entire race wearing their kilts! Check out these ladies – the Tartan Tarts from Hamilton. Now, that is spirit! Way to go, girls (one lady was missing, sorry)! Well, here I …

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Saucony Racing Outfit and The Difference Eload Makes

Again, the boys were quite pleased to open another Saucony package. Cute models, don’t you think? Here are the boys from last summer when I received an eload shipment. These gels and drinks (eload during long runs and emend after for recovery) have made a significant improvement in training at a higher level. I find that I can give more …

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