Confession: I ran a world championship race and felt like an impostor

October 19th, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | 1 Comment »

Once arriving at the Obstacle Course Racing World Championships, Allegra got a strong case of impostor syndrome.


Confession: I’m racing this weekend and I’m not ready

October 14th, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | No Comments »

Ahead of her race this weekend, Allegra admits that she’s not as prepared as she’d like to be… but maybe that’s not what matters.


Confession: I don’t believe that you love hills

September 29th, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | No Comments »

Allegra has been running for three years and in that time, she just cannot grow to love hill running. She doesn’t believe that you love it either…


Confession: I never want to run a marathon

September 8th, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | No Comments »

Having been a runner for three years, Allegra resists the pressure to sign up for a 42.2K. She refuses to run the marathon until she actually wants to.


Confession: After running in B.C., I never want to come home

August 26th, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | No Comments »

When she went to try out a trail race in Squamish, she ended up never wanting to go home.


Confession: I ran a beer mile on a Monday night

August 23rd, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | No Comments »

Confession: I ran a beer mile on a Monday night. I have always been fascinated by ridiculous and seemingly crazy challenges. Spontaneous last-minute planning isn’t off limits either. I have no problem saying “yes” […]


Confession: I just turned 30 and entered a new racing age category

August 3rd, 2016 by Allegra Swanson | Posted in Blogs, Confessions from a middle-of-the-pack half-marathoner | No Comments »

Allegra just turned 30. While she’s not worried about getting older, she is realizing that this means she’s part of a more competitive age group.