Rebecca Gardiner July 26, 2012
Almost a year off of marathon training and I’ve been welcomed back by some beautiful blisters and some burning lungs
Rebecca Gardiner July 16, 2012
Great news! No, Brooks isn’t coming out with a line of Hypercolour running shirts (though that would be totally awesome – I mean who doesn’t want fluorescent armpits?). Even better. As of today, not only am I an official blogger for Canadian Running Magazine, but also for the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon (STWM)!
Rebecca Gardiner July 11, 2012
Sunday’s Peterborough Sprint triathlon came and went with little drama and big relief. I didn’t get a flat tire, I didn’t faint and at no point did a scuba diver have to retrieve my body from the bottom of the lake. In sum, it was a pretty great day.
Rebecca Gardiner June 7, 2012
For the past six-weeks I’ve been immersed in the world of triathlon and man, it’s complicated.
Rebecca Gardiner April 23, 2012
My journey to go from Couch Potato to Kenyan runner – or at least become kind of speedy – is striding forward
Rebecca Gardiner April 17, 2012
Ask runners of yesterday’s Boston Marathon and they’ll tell you that Lucifer himself was volunteering at a water station near Heartbreak Hill.
Rebecca Gardiner March 26, 2012
I finished yesterday’s Around the Bay in 2:48:33, a mere one hour and fifteen minutes after winner, Olympic-marathoner-to-be and Canadian Running blogger Reid Coolsaet, but a definite PB for yours truly.
Rebecca Gardiner March 15, 2012
Niobe Thompson’s documentary “The Perfect Runner” explains yet another reason why “average” runners like me still feel compelled to run.
Rebecca Gardiner March 8, 2012
Sunday, I ran my first race post-NYC — A 21.1km “fun run” that had me gasping for breath when I […]
Rebecca Gardiner February 22, 2012
So, the last few weeks have been stressful: Kid’s school-problems, husband’s work-problems, deadlines, laundry, groceries, bills and of course, Whitney Houston.
Rebecca Gardiner January 31, 2012
In the wake of last blog’s brouhaha, it would seem, well, I’m getting slower. So I thought a little cross-training might help my cause.
Rebecca Gardiner January 17, 2012
Possibly the greatest personal return I get from this blog is the variety of comments and e-mails I receive that remind me of what I most love about running. Today I got the most refreshing reminder yet.