Archive for January, 2009

Start at the Start

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Running is pretty simple. You put on running shoes (that is, if you live in the Northern Hemisphere and run on concrete) and you head out the door. You line up with a four year old and say “On your marks, get set, GO!” and you take off behind the kid, since they always leave […]

Running with the Pack: Report from Timex Series #1

Monday, January 12th, 2009

Prairie Inn Harriers Pioneer 8K 30th Anniversary Race I had a great race yesterday, amongst local fans and friends and the most competitive women’s field ever at the 8K. I was definitely looking forward to racing again after so much time off and although I am coming off a gradual low volume build I had […]

The Year Without Racing

Wednesday, January 7th, 2009

A lot of thoughts come to me while I am running at six in the morning. Sometimes it’s a stream of consciousness as my senses take in the surroundings around me in the absence of the usual daytime images. One of my routes takes me along the waterfront in Sidney, where I first run past […]