Archive for Running

17 Feb 2011

31 days to go

No Comments Dogs, Humanitarian, Running

31 days to go
6 am 5 miles run with Lilo

We got a pretty fun run, I think she missed running together. She tried to go to the water once but I managed to catch her before she got wet.
Super cold outside, there was ice all around the ground. At least I get to see some clear blue sky now. And I get some color in my photos 🙂

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16 Feb 2011

32 days to go

No Comments Life, Running


32 days to go
6 am 3.5 miles solo run

The girls were exhausted from yesterday’s hike.  They were all cuddly with each other and didn’t even move when I opened the bedroom door. So I left them at home. And for me, I wasn’t in a better condition than them. I took 2 muscle relaxants last night instead of 1 for my back pain, and this morning I woke up in a vegetative state… Awake in a sleep mode… I felt like I can’t control my legs, one after another, every step felt little bit more awkward than the previous one. So I cut my run short to make sure that I make it back home in one piece.

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15 Feb 2011

33 days to go

No Comments Dogs, Running

33 days to go
6 am 6 miles solo run

It’s hiking day for the girls today. And such a lovely day outside. I am sure they’re going to be covered with mud when they come back no matter what.
I wish I can film their pick up time for the hike. There is a Chihuahua in the car and 4 or 5 other big dogs scared to death from that little Chihuahua! and Lilo and Vodka as well…It’s priceless.

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12 Feb 2011

36 days to go

No Comments Family, Friends, Running

36 days to go
6 am 16 miles solo long run

I decided to have safe and flat route today. So I did Gastown, Coal harbour, Stanley Park, English Bay and back. I am glad that I picked this route because it was just fascinating. The color of the ocean, all the ducks, birds, kayakers… I thought I’ll need music this time but nope, there is nothing better than listening to the sound of nature.

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11 Feb 2011

37 days to go

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37 days to go
Day off running, physio stretches

Since I have 16 miles to run tomorrow, today is more of a rest day.
I took Lilo to the park close to our place and put her back pack on. She is not a big fan of the backpack but when I am not running with them in the mornings, walking with a backpack makes them get tired a little faster than regular walking.

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10 Feb 2011

38 days to go

No Comments Community, Running

38 days to go
6 am 6 miles tempo run with Vodka

So cold outside this morning! And dear Canadians, I understand you guys are hard core stuff but when there is ice on the ground, running in shorts is not OK. I am freezing with my multi layer outfit and you guys are in shorts and t-shirts! Seriously…

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09 Feb 2011

39 days to go

No Comments Life, Running, Snowboarding

39 days to go
6 am 3 miles solo run

Sorry for the delayed entry. I am having technical difficulties this morning.
Last night was pretty amazing up at Cypress. Super clear sky, no lines, the grooming machines were working constantly and it wasn’t really pow pow but still darn good. I am so glad that I went there.

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07 Feb 2011

41 days to go

No Comments Dogs, Running

41 days to go
6 am 4 miles easy run with Lilo

Super windy outside. Perfect for kitesurfing 🙂 I think Lilo needed this morning’s run, she was super happy smiling and galloping next to me the whole time. And the photo tells it all, a big smile on her face after we were done.

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05 Feb 2011

43 days to go

2 Comments Humanitarian, Running

43 days to go
6 am 14 miles solo long run

I took another route today, something different for a change. I went up to 33rd from the Olympic Village, went towards UBC and thought I should go into the Provencial Park. By the way, there are some amazing houses around that area… Not sure what they do for a living, I must be in the wrong industry. This is me looking at the houses and thinking what the h…
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03 Feb 2011

45 days to go

No Comments Dogs, Running

45 days to go
6.30 am 3 miles easy run with Lilo

I slept in this morning. I didn’t hear my alarm at all. I know.. Unacceptable.
I needed to run 1 mile less than my schedule to come home on time.

It’s wet outside, warm as well.
I dont know if we are going to be able to snowboard at Cypress this season if it goes like this.

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