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My 1st motivational talk at a School

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Kick off 2015 on the right foot by doing good

Over the past 5 years you have supported my journey on running around the world and together we have raised over $40,000 for a variety of causes ranging from diabetes to fighting kid’s cancer. My next adventure, continent #6 of 7, is scheduled to … Continue reading

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5 Life Lessons in a 100k

It’s been three weeks since the big race and I am still at a loss for words to accurately express my sentiments on the successful completion of the GGT challenge to run 100K and raise $100,000 for CHEO. Hundreds of … Continue reading

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T-minus 100K

With less than a month to go, a team of 25 brave and compassionate souls will embark on a journey to run a full 100 km.  I am one of the 25. Flashback to January 2013 and I remember quickly … Continue reading

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1000 HIGH FIVES

I’m slowly coming back down to earth from an amazing energy rush. I’ve just returned from Vancouver where I participated in the 2nd annual SeaWheeze 1/2 marathon, organized by lululemon. This 1/2 marathon has become one of the most special … Continue reading

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The power of visualization

On my vacation last month in New Zealand my first stop was in the small town of Kaikoura. About 100 miles north of Christchurch, Kaikoura is located on a rocky peninsula, protruding from lush farmland beneath the mountains. I stayed … Continue reading

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Adventure Ahead

Successfully complete my 4th out of 7th continent marathon in the Gold Coast on July 7 Explore a new culture and get lost in it’s majestic landscape Perfect my Aussie and Kiwi accent High five a Kangaroo and Koala Learn … Continue reading

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Checkpoint 2013

Approaching halfway point in our journey of 2013- checkpoint, midpoint, pulse check: Ask yourself how am I doing on the intentions and goals I set out at the beginning of the year? Am I living it? Am I moving forward?  … Continue reading

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My top 3 why #ilovethisrace

With new personal bests, lost voices from cheering and thousands of medals being earned, Ottawa Race Weekend is coming to a close. I love this weekend because of the imprint it leaves on our personal lives and the city as … Continue reading

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Mission to Run 100KM to beat Kids Cancer

I remember the day back in 2009 when my friend Michelle asked me, “Why don’t you sign up for a half marathon?” My response: “What?! Are you crazy?!” At the time, running was a foreign concept to me. Something only … Continue reading

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