When Things Get Tough, Keep Moving Forward

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When Things Get Tough, Keep Moving Forward

By: Dr. Peggy Malone

“Life is not about how fast you run or even with what degree of grace. It's about perseverance, about staying on your feet and slogging forward no matter what.” ― Dean Koontz After several months of dialing my running training back up, this past weekend was the day of the big race! I felt like I was pretty prepared mentally and physically and I truly thought that 21.2km on Sunday would be...
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Running Post Baby: Guest Post

mom running with stroller


Baby its time to run!

Yesterday, Sunday May 29, I ran the Ottawa half marathon along with over 40 000 other people running various distances.

Now, I have run this distance before but this year brought with it a new challenge…It was my first race after giving birth.

Baby Samantha was born at the beginning of October and I decided that by January I would be ready to begin my training....
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The Boston Marathon: Can You Qualify?

Marathon Runners

Today is a day that many marathoners dream about, talk about, prepare years for and aspire to in a way that is unique to the sport of running.

Today is the day that upwards of 25 000 people will be propelling their bodies, one foot in front of the other, for 26 miles 385 yards (42.195km) in what is arguably one of the world’s most prestigious road racing events.


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Shin Splints Suck

In recent posts, I have shared information on the troubling problem, for many athletes, of Shin Splints.

If you are not familiar with this painful injury, Shin Splints are essentially an exercise-induced form of lower leg pain common among athletes. The pain is usually around the tibia (the shin bone).

I want to take a few paragraphs today and tell you my Shin Splints story. It’s the whole reason I decided to write...

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