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by Lightning
Fri Jul 22, 2011 12:40 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Desert Half IM - Jul 10/2011
Replies: 28
Views: 1697

Re: Desert Half IM - Jul 10/2011

Wow, totally amazing! Love your pictures as well. Congrats!
by Lightning
Thu Jul 21, 2011 2:34 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

braveheart wrote:Just popping in to say hello and that I think you are all setting such an amazing example for your children by being active.


Hello friend!
by Lightning
Thu Jul 21, 2011 11:55 am
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

Got this link via a blog that i read. Thought some might find it interesting/useful http://www.littleparachutes.com/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Thank-you! I'm browsing the section on Bullying. Ugh. G is such a gentle soul, even protects the spiders in our yard (watch out if you ...
by Lightning
Mon Jul 18, 2011 1:56 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: My first race report in 2+ yrs- Elora 5k
Replies: 28
Views: 1215

Re: My first race report in 2+ yrs- Elora 5k

Just seeing this! Way to go! The poop was obviously good luck for you...what a great race!!!
by Lightning
Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:55 am
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

I think I will have it figured out, I am just looking for the cheapest option. :oops: I went on the MEC site and their CarbBoom gels are $1.10 and clif shotblocks are cheap too. I may need to stop there. In fact, and not to take anything away from our single-child mommies, but I do think more than ...
by Lightning
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Back to start - again, yes again
Replies: 116
Views: 52666

Re: Back to start - again, yes again

Dumb me waited till it was stinkin hot to run today :roll: Day 5: 5 min warm up: Speed walked this. It was so hot- like icky hot. I did my run near my friend's place (West end Lakeshore) which helped as it was a bit cooler down by the water. Alternate 1.5min running with 2 mins walking for 20 mins:...
by Lightning
Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:42 am
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

Taking our new jogging stroller out for a run for the first time today. We got the MEC jogging stroller/bike trailer. Yes, we went cheap. We'll see if that was a mistake! We enjoy our MEC one, it's huge to deal with in the car though so it just stays set up in the garage! Super smooth and easy to p...
by Lightning
Fri Jul 15, 2011 7:39 am
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

pts, you are running so amazing; do NOT give up on your goal of a 10k. Totally doable, and one bad run does not make one a bad runner!!!! So proud of your accomplishments. In fact, and not to take anything away from our single-child mommies, but I do think more than one kid and running is FREAKING A...
by Lightning
Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:22 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

Way to go everyone! Anners, hang in there.

Home with my dude for 2 months!!!! So pumped!!!!

IC, I am officially in training to run the Hamilton Marathon. Could not get into half training...I guess I like the marathon the most! So I am going with that, with a goal of 3:50.
by Lightning
Mon Jun 27, 2011 7:00 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

Pumped for the 5k the 2 HRMs are running this Friday!!!!! See pts, I am pumped for you so now you must! Jes, I would follow your log! Yay Scrummy for your Shred plan. anners, sorry to hear you are not feeling great. :( FP, sorry to meld FB and RM, but congrats on the bike ride! And for signing up fo...
by Lightning
Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

Fantastic job, AndyM! You are very fast!!!!
by Lightning
Mon Jun 13, 2011 3:21 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

Yay everyone! Kristi, welcome back! Good for you. And you as well, pts. Yes, anners, you need a goal for sure. Sorry about the bad day yesterday. You need a Keg date! My toddler is pinching me and pulling my hair and screaming loudly if he does not get his way. Good times! Also though, he is develop...
by Lightning
Mon May 30, 2011 8:31 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

IronColl, that is FANTASTIC!!!!!!! What a great comeback; I hope that gives you confidence to go after your marathon goals in training and for your race. We are all behind you. The mommies who raced this weekend are SO inspiring! Thank you for sharing your journey with us. ps. AndyM, I can totally r...
by Lightning
Mon May 30, 2011 8:24 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Andy's Marathon #23 in the Books in the Ottawa Marathon
Replies: 48
Views: 1575

Re: Andy's Marathon #23 in the Books in the Ottawa Marathon

Wow, congrats to you and your friend! Glad you still enjoy the marathon game. It is my favourite distance!
by Lightning
Mon May 30, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: My Ottawa Marathon
Replies: 38
Views: 1314

Re: My Ottawa Marathon

Like I have said before, a BQ is a BQ!!!! Really pumped for you. You must have trained hard to take that much time off!
by Lightning
Mon May 30, 2011 8:21 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Marg's 2 in 2.
Replies: 55
Views: 2856

Re: Marg's 2 in 2.

Way to go! Glad you are back at it as you are a great runner! Marg, really pumped for your goals. I like that they are a challenge for you...that is what will make them that much sweeter when you reach them. Hope you will update us on your training frequently!

Glad you had a good weekend!
by Lightning
Mon May 30, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: mas_runner is a MARATHONER!!
Replies: 53
Views: 2857

Re: mas_runner is a MARATHONER!!

Wow! What an enthusiastic, fun report to read. Congratulations...you killed it!
by Lightning
Mon May 30, 2011 8:17 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Couch to 5K (All Over Again) This time in Ottawa (pic added)
Replies: 27
Views: 2192

Re: Couch to 5K (All Over Again) This time in Ottawa

I think a little (un)healthy competition is good! Congrats on getting back to it, CAW!
by Lightning
Mon May 30, 2011 8:16 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Hammie's Calgary Marathon
Replies: 46
Views: 1535

Re: Hammie's Calgary Marathon

I love the gory details! You are amazing, Hammie. I do not think I knew you had such a young family, along with your demanding job, to juggle. I like you even more now! 8) That is a GREAT first marathon, and SUPER-awesome age-group placing. Love that your family wants to know what is next...how supp...
by Lightning
Mon May 30, 2011 8:14 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: AndyM's Marathon comeback at NCM
Replies: 48
Views: 1750

Re: AndyM's Marathon comeback at NCM

AndyM, congratulations!!!! You are impressive...and that is a very impressive time that you ran! Your little lady is freakin' adorable...great motivation to finish a race! Good luck with your new goals.
by Lightning
Fri May 27, 2011 12:47 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

Really excited for everyone! Go, go, go!
by Lightning
Tue May 17, 2011 8:32 pm
Forum: The Scenic Route
Topic: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...
Replies: 5154
Views: 429731

Re: Hot running (newish) Momma's thread...

Tori, Owen sounds hilarious!!!! geobandito, congrats on your race! So fabulous. I firmly believe you are doing good for your whole family by staying in shape! How many people can say they ran a half with such a young baby at home? Actually, the training part of it is the part you should really be br...
by Lightning
Mon May 16, 2011 7:12 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: b_squared's 4th spring race - OTMH 5k - pg.2
Replies: 47
Views: 4404

Re: b_squared @ Mississauga Half - pg2

Wow, very speedy. You know, now that you mention it, I could do away with that last part too. It feels very twisty, and it goes on FOREVER!!!!!
by Lightning
Mon May 16, 2011 7:10 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Friends First- Missy 2011
Replies: 19
Views: 998

Re: Friends First- Missy 2011

Doonst wrote:Oh Anne, I knew that would drive you crazy, we have no friends until the race is over!

Love that doonst!

In all seriousness, you are so speedy...I am jealous! However, I know you work hard and yesterday's race was obviously no different. Congratulations!
by Lightning
Mon May 16, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: A couple of races in Mississauga- Pics Added
Replies: 33
Views: 1371

Re: A couple of races in Mississauga

Congrats to you on your awesome 10k and on running a race with your wife! So great to meet all three of you...you must be so proud!

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