Running with the herd at Oasis Zoo Run

September 30th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | No Comments »

For her kids’ primer before their school cross-country meet, Susan took them on a race through the Toronto Zoo.


When the simple act of running is enough on its own

September 21st, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | No Comments »

When Susan evaluated how her running is going, she realized that getting out there and giving an honest effort is enough on its own.


Sprinting through the airport, I was glad to be a runner

September 2nd, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | No Comments »

There are practical reasons why it pays to be a runner. There are some times when the ability to run fast comes in handy. I can think of a few examples. One that all parents can […]


In becoming a runner, I realize that I’m also pushing my kids to their limits

August 24th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | No Comments »

When Susan signed up to run 12 races in 2016, she didn’t realize that the challenge would also make her a better parent.


My race was going horribly wrong. Then I met the inspirational stranger who turned it all around

August 10th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | 1 Comment »

In the middle of her goal to run 12 races in 12 months, Susan has finally experienced one of those races that leave you nearly in tears….


Figuring out the physical difficulties in running

July 28th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | No Comments »

Susan started running this year with a goal to race every month. Lately though, she hit a slump. She walks us through how she dealt with it.


Out on the trail, I managed to abandon my worries

July 12th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs, Trail Races, Trail Running | 2 Comments »

A few weeks ago, Susan was worrying about what would happen during her first-ever trail race but when absorbing the gorgeous scenery, the fear fell away.