The sufferfest and why runners come back for more

February 28th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Amy Cragg had a goal and she was determined to reach it, and in that I believe there’s part of the answer to why runners put themselves through the pain


Looking past the physical and to the psychological power of the long run

February 21st, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

The mental benefits of the long run aren’t talked about nearly as much the physical, but I believe most runners will attest to its confidence boosting character and stamina building nature


What makes a successful running career? You decide

February 14th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Success to me as a runner is giving my best to the sport and trusting my ability and passion will in turn reveal the best in me


Why social media is a good thing for the running community

February 7th, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

The beauty of certain social media platforms is it gives us the opportunity to follow one another’s journeys, writes blogger Tara Campbell


When routines get thrown out of whack

February 1st, 2018 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | 1 Comment »

“The ability to let go, accept the reality, and go with the flow is priceless and necessary” this runner says


Why sitting out on marathon morning became the motivational boost I needed

May 31st, 2016 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Blogs, Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Tara would have loved to run the Saskatchewan marathon on the weekend but it wasn’t in the cards this year so she planned an easy run along the race route. Now, she’s as motivated as she can be to take on a new training block.


The quiet camaraderie of running

May 25th, 2016 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Blogs, Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Tara finds, more than ever before, joy in challenging herself and discovering what she’s capable of and looks no further than to her coach Jason.


On the move, in all the right ways

May 17th, 2016 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Blogs, Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Next month, Tara and her partner will be moving to Nebraska. This time, though, it’s a move that she feels in control of.


Mental strength comes out on top

September 1st, 2015 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

The highs and lows in athletics are familiar to me. As I wrote in last week’s blog, I faced many through my hockey career. As a teenager at the Athol Murray College of Notre […]


Training race in the books

July 14th, 2015 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

It’s just past 5:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, training race day. I have a bowl of oatmeal and banana in hand, glass of water downed and Brandi Carlile’s live take on “Amazing Grace” rocking […]


Ready, set, pace!

June 15th, 2015 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

A new training race date is set! As with my blog several weeks ago, announcing a training race, I hesitate to use the exclamation point, being that this is simply a training race, not […]


Acclimating to awesome weather

May 25th, 2015 by Tara Campbell | Posted in Gotta Run! | No Comments »

Wow, what a difference a month can make! I’m not talking training; I’m talking weather. It was exactly one month to this day I was writing about an obscure snowstorm that hit Saskatoon, knocking out […]