What the hell is this CIM you speak of? How a runner talks to herself with 3 miles to go in a marathon! “Last hill Jane, get to the top and down the other side and you will have 3 miles to go. Wait, am I just tired or am I actually seeing women on … More Race Report: 2018 CIM by Jane W
The idea of a race report written from a coach’s perspective was suggested by an alumnus (shout-out to Dr. P) not too long ago so I thought to finally write one now because this race gave me a unique perspective into some of the work that Larry and I did over the past few years … More A Coach’s Race Report: 2019 CIM
It was the month of May when I started getting excited about the next training season. I had already registered for the Dublin marathon where I knew my in-laws would be at the finish line waiting for Paul and I to cross. I had completed my last marathon in the fall of 2017 with a … More 2018 Dublin Marathon Race Report by Trevor C
Berlin 2018: What a ride! Race day was beautiful, sunny and 19 degrees. II did my warm up and spent a quiet moment on my own in the park. Then I got in the corral and the excitement built. Everything I want in a race was there: music was pumping; national anthem, helicopters, balloons at the … More 2018 Berlin Race Report by Remy P
HOW I RAN A FIVE-HOUR MARATHON AND STILL FELT GOOD ABOUT MYSELF 🙂 On April 21 (the day before the London Marathon) all racers received yet another e-mail from the Race Director noting that “…the weather forecast for Race Day is for a bright morning and a maximum temperature of 20-22C at 14:00. It will be a … More 2018 London Marathon Race Report by Mitch K
My first marathon was the Goodlife back in May 2014. At the time I had taken my first Running Room clinic with the goal of running Around the Bay 30 K for the first time. I had run several half marathons since 2010 but wanted to see if I was missing anything and also wanted … More 2018 Mississauga Race Report by Suzanne T
My calendar tells me that I started training for yesterday’s race on Tuesday June 20th, 2017 – day 1 of Adaptive with Scotia (October 2017) the goal. That was a really tough 16 weeks with my fair share of both highs and lows. By far the lowest point was Sunday October 22nd (race day) 23km into the … More 2018 Mississauga Marathon Race Report by Paul F.
***very long report. Get a coffee, pay your bills, turn off your phone, and walk your dog first if you plan to read through it 🙂 Prologue I think it was back in 2013 when I wrote down my goal of running a 2:50 marathon. This came after running my first sub-3 at the2012 Chicago … More 2018 Prague Marathon Race Report: Curses! Foiled Again.
My 2018 Boston Marathon Experience So…where to begin….well lets go back four months ago the day after the Hamilton marathon where I accomplished a huge goal that had been in my pocket for a year. A sub 3 hour marathon was something I always knew I could do. The question was when would it happen? … More 2018 Boston Marathon Race Report by Jane W
It was known to everyone that heavy rains and blowing cold wind would be the setting for the 2018 Boston Marathon, my first participation to the event. I prepared best I could for the weather by doing a 10mile run with a mix of aerobic and marathon paces while still in Chicago, by bringing what … More 2018 Boston Marathon Race Report by F. Marasigan