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
Last Christmas I decided to run the Dublin marathon. I had never been much of a sporty kid and only took up running after I moved to Canada. I wanted to be able to race on home turf and to have my family and in particular, my dad, come watch the race. Trevor and I … More 2018 Dublin Marathon Race Report by Paul F
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
Boston 2018 will be a day I’ll always cherish. You can prepare to do your best in many ways- by training hard, eating and sleeping well and having the right mental attitude but one of the things you can never control is the weather! By the time I arrived in Boston Common at the … More 2018 Boston Marathon Race Report by Jane D.
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