Monthly Archives: May 2011

My First Marathon!

My marathon plans took a slight detour on Wednesday when I received a phone call from my Running Room coach, to the effect that a CBC Toronto reporter wanted to run the marathon with a first-timer, and would I be … Continue reading

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Taper Madness

I made a reference earlier to taper madness, and I can say one thing: I’m so glad that I spent most of the first week of the taper in Vancouver and was busy at work last week. This taper is … Continue reading

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On Personal Training

Having lived in California for a long time (and Los Angeles in particular), I am, to be charitable, ambivalent about personal trainers. I think a lot of personal trainers are just going through the motions at best, or trying to … Continue reading

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Mental Benefits of Running

If you’re writing a blog that hasn’t been updated in almost a month…bad, bad kat. Between my training, a (completely amazing) trip to Vancouver, work and other social engagements, I’ve been neglecting to update this. But now that taper madness … Continue reading

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