I’ve done the inevitable: I signed up for a gym membership

November 14th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | No Comments »

With winter approaching, Susan has resigned herself to getting that good old gym membership. While she has committed, she isn’t sure how she feels about it.


My husband is the secret to what keeps me running

October 28th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | 2 Comments »

Getting towards the end of her 2016 goal of running a race every month, Susan admits that her husband is the secret to keeping her running.


Running in my hometown, I spotted old friends in the crowd

October 17th, 2016 by Susan Farrelly | Posted in 12 races in 12 months, Blogs | 1 Comment »

In the crisp and sunny Thanksgiving morning of October 10, I donned running pants instead of my usual Thanksgiving wardrobe of turkey-eating pants. Of all the races I’ve done so far in 2016, this […]


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.