True Toughness: Steve Jones and the Chicago Marathon

October 11th, 2014 by Rob Watson | Posted in Le Blog du Rob | No Comments »

I often watch old race videos on the internet. Sometimes I watch when I’m looking for inspiration, sometimes I watch to get pumped before a big workout, and sometimes I watch simply because seeing […]


Le Blog Du Rob #114: Race week!

May 22nd, 2014 by Rob Watson | Posted in Le Blog du Rob | 1 Comment »

Race week is here kids. Gonna lace em’ up and get at it in our nation’s capital on Sunday. I’m super pumped and excited to get this race going, but before that gun goes […]


Le Blog du Rob: The Oh, crap blog

May 9th, 2014 by Rob Watson | Posted in Le Blog du Rob | No Comments »

Oh crap, I started training for a marathon and completely forgot about my blog. Let’s get back on that blog train. Hey, folks. It’s been a while. How in the heck are you? I […]


Le Blog du Rob #112: Injuries and an NBA Star

February 13th, 2014 by Rob Watson | Posted in Blogs, Le Blog du Rob | 8 Comments »

Hey, Canadian Running! Let me start by introducing myself; I’m Rob, I like to run, I live in Vancouver and my car has 455,000K on it. Let’s get this going. I was looking back […]


Le Blog du Rob #106: Joining up with BCEP

November 18th, 2013 by Rob Watson | Posted in Blogs, Le Blog du Rob | 1 Comment »

Blog #106 Oh man, I have some exciting news. Well, at least I find it to be exciting. You may be indifferent to the whole thing, but I’m right stoked. What I’m talking about […]


Le Blog du Rob #104

October 25th, 2013 by Rob Watson | Posted in Blogs, Le Blog du Rob | 2 Comments »

Post-race blog, let’s get at it! The Race: Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon The Goals: Awesome: Sub-2:12 & First Canadian. Good: PB and top 10 overall. Mandatory: Finish. Come hell or high water I had […]


Le Blog du Rob #103

October 10th, 2013 by Rob Watson | Posted in Blogs, Le Blog du Rob | 1 Comment »

“You’ve gone from the crappiest I’ve ever seen you, to the best I’ve seen in a long time.” –Coach Watson That pretty much sums up my last seven weeks. Holy crap man, this build […]


Le Blog du Rob #102 – 10 Miler in Lynchburg

October 4th, 2013 by Rob Watson | Posted in Blogs, Le Blog du Rob | 1 Comment »

I went down to Lynchburg, VA this past weekend and raced in the 40th edition of the Virginia 10 Miler. I hadn’t really planned on doing this race, but the assigned workout was a […]


Le Blog du Rob #101

September 27th, 2013 by Rob Watson | Posted in Blogs, Le Blog du Rob | No Comments »

I ran the Toronto ZooRun this past weekend. These are the thoughts going through my head during the race; 1st km: *Gun goes off* “Alright, let’s get out nice and hard and then settle […]


Le Blog du Rob #100

September 19th, 2013 by Rob Watson | Posted in Blogs, Le Blog du Rob | 3 Comments »

Holy crap folks. That last week was rough. Almost lost it – almost broke. Almost said eff it to this whole damn thing and ran off to Patagonia to herd llamas. I have been […]


Le Blog du Rob #99 – with training log

September 13th, 2013 by Rob Watson | Posted in Blogs, Le Blog du Rob | No Comments »

Greetings from Charlottesville, VA. Down here sweating my balls off, trying to grow a sweet beard and training for Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. It is good stuff. What should we talk about first? How […]