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 >>

Falling in love with Boston: The final days before Marathon Monday

boston start line

So I have now been in Boston for a week and have been feeling all sorts of emotions from nerves to excitement. It wasn’t until this morning, when I was walking in my new favourite neighbourhood (Charles Street in Beacon … Read on FIT GEEK >>