Steps to Marathon Recovery

Steps to Marathon Recovery
Congratulations on completing your marathon. Whether it be your first or fifteenth, it’s always a great feeling to run or … crawl across that finish line.  You did what a lot of people cannot do, run 26.2 miles!! Now you must be having problems going up and down stairs, walking fast, whole...

Toronto Marathon Review

Toronto Marathon Review
I completed the Toronto Marathon today and it was as cold as I remembered when I ran the half a few years ago.  This time they had enough buses waiting for us at the designated pickup locations and operated pretty efficiently.  Except that my bus driver didn’t know which route to the Arts Center...

Toronto Marathon

Toronto Marathon
I don’t know why marathons in Toronto don’t have a proper map of their course.   There isn’t information on course elevation or exact course turn around points or even the finish line.   I mapped out the Toronto Marathon but couldn’t get it to be exact due to insufficient...

Week Before the Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon

Week Before the Toronto Waterfront Half Marathon
I’m counting down the days until my Scotiabank Waterfront Half Marathon.  It’s this Sunday at 7:30 am.  I haven’t stopped running, since running 2 hours or more is required for my Sunday runs in training for the Toronto Marathon in October.  I’m even thinking of running to...

Running and I

Running and I
Running for me is therapy.  I run because it helps me think, analyze myself, my past and future.  It calms me almost like yoga, but at least in running I can hit the pavement harder, tackle that hill stronger, and get my fustrations out. Besides for fitness and speed related purposes, what motivates...

Asics Gel-Kayano 15

Asics Gel-Kayano 15
review | specifications | shop Where to buy Asics Gel-Kayano 15 Price range: $129.98 – $140.00 Authorized stores Store Price $ In Stock Buy.com 139.99 Yes TheWalkingCompany.com 139.95 Yes FinishLine.com 129.98 Yes RunWorldWide.com 139.99 Yes REI.com 140.00 Yes Product...

Gifts Ideas For Runners – Women’s Edition

Gifts Ideas For Runners – Women’s Edition
If you are having a hard time figuring out what to get your female runner friend for Christmas, Birthday or just feel like surprising her with a special gift, I’ve compiled a list of gift ideas  you can get her. Surprisingly runners need a lot of gear but carry very little. Most of what I carry...

I Remember 9/11

I Remember 9/11
I am a 9/11/2001 survivor.  I will always remember Tuesday 9:51 am. Running has helped me a lot in dealing with the emotional stress.  I know I will never stop running.

Terry Fox Run

Terry Fox Run
Sunday September 13 is the Terry Fox Run. It’s only a 5-10km run or walk. It’s whatever your choose to do, but all money raised from the run goes towards cancer research. He’s a great inspiration to kids and adults who have cancer. Find a Terry Fox run site. For those who don’t...

How To Safely Run Trails

How To Safely Run Trails
If you are looking to switch up your training on the roads and sidewalks, trail running is a great alternative.  It’s a lot easier on the feet and body.  Here are all the tips for running the trails safely. Trail Running is Great for Speed and Hill Training. If you are a beginner runner, choose...