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?
Let me tell you the story of FM. We went to school together back when Nirvana smelled like teen spirit and Sharon Stone made quite a name for herself. We were long distance rivals back when our definition of “distance” was two loops around our university campus around the College of Commerce building, along the … More Success Story: After 12 Years, A BQ
There are few races that are as fun and well-organized as the Beaches Jazz run. Yes, I know I may be a bit biased because it is my home race organized by the folks that I run with every other day. But bias can only take you so far if the product doesn’t deliver. In … More 2016 Beaches Jazz Run Pace Report
We are very proud to present a race report by one of our own, Craig Zavitz. Congratulations on a race well run! —————————— I had committed to my 2nd Around the Bay and started up my training in October. Around February I decided that I would use this event as a spring board for my … More 2016 Ottawa Marathon Race Report
This past January, I signed up for Stan, Olivia and Dave’s new program, Adaptive Running Academy. I didn’t realize how tough it would be, and how much I would end up loving it. My goal race was Boston 2016 along with some of my Beaches Runners Club and Adaptive Running Academy friends. Last year, my … More Susan’s 2016 Boston Marathon Race Report