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
I am pleased to shine the spotlight on one of our runners. Craig started with us in the middle of last year’s winter season with two goals: Around The Bay in Hamilton (which is the oldest road race in North America) and the Ottawa Marathon. Now after his first full year with Adaptive, Craig shares … More Runner Spotlight – Craig Z
I am proud (and maybe a bit angry at Rachael) for finishing the Tokyo Marathon. This is her story. Deep in my dark pain cave Tokyo marathon, my 4th marathon, was a complete disaster. It was by far one of the toughest mental battles I have ever had. It held to true to my belief … More 2017 Tokyo Marathon Race Report
One of the things that I hear a lot from runners around me is “Coaches are for fast runners only” or “I’m (or he or she is) too slow to have a coach” or something to that effect. I have to say that this is indeed quite disappointing to hear. To me, getting a coach isn’t … More Do I Really Need A Coach?