Boston Marathon: Take Two


On April 15, 2013, I crossed the finish line of my first Boston Marathon. Shortly after being reunited with my friends and family and ready to celebrate, the unspeakable happened and that day was changed forever. Qualifying to run the … Read on FIT GEEK >>

When you can’t run, do something else!


Two weeks ago I crushed a goal. Big time. Heading into the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon I had a dream of cracking the 3:30 barrier. Then I secretly thought I might be able to get close to 3:27. But then … Read on FIT GEEK >>

#ThriveKitchen: How cupcakes can be clean

ThriveKitchen Muffin Recipe

Double chocolate walnut cupcakes with chocolate frosting? Oh and they are completely clean. Count me in! #ThriveKitchen from Vega is coming on September 10th. Get excited! I am lucky enough to be able to share this wonderful recipe with you … Read on FIT GEEK >>

Summer Race Recap: From Vancouver highs to Toronto Island lows

Pace Beavers

It has been a busy past few months. Taking on a new career path and adjusting to a new schedule has taken a toll on my training (and writing apparently!) Now that I’ve settled in I’ve set some new BHAGS … Read on FIT GEEK >>

Why I Hate Running: aka the joy of the long run

Why I Hate Running

In 10 days my best friend and running partner Kiki will be running the Ottawa Marathon. Plagued by injuries, it’s been almost 2 years since Kiki’s last full marathon and I am very much looking forward to running her in … Read on FIT GEEK >>



It’s been 4 weeks since I ran the 117th Boston Marathon. I’ve been fairly quiet since then as I didn’t feel I had much to say about what happened. It took a lot of reflecting over this past month to … Read on FIT GEEK >>