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by MrsStrider
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Windy Wednesday
Replies: 17
Views: 1059

Re: Windy Wednesday

Wicked wind One of the best workouts for me this year (and yesterday was a terrible run) - Today was warmup, 7min tempo, recovery, then a ladder of 90sec-3min-90sec x3 at 10k pace / 5k pace / sub-5k. Nailed each one feeling stronger as the workout progressed. Puppy was so into the run too this morn...
by MrsStrider
Sun Jun 17, 2012 1:44 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Sunday is for Fathers
Replies: 28
Views: 1058

Re: Sunday is for Fathers

Happy Father's Day Strider and all the wonderul RM Dads! Thinking back to all the special memories of my Dad who passed away 5 years ago on Thursday and missing him. 23 kms this morning in the heat - mixed road and trail and mixed flat and hills with 6 x 20 second strides. Very hot and tired and don...
by MrsStrider
Sun Jun 03, 2012 5:08 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Horselady's Ottawa Race Weekend Half Mary
Replies: 16
Views: 1350

Re: Horselady's Ottawa Race Weekend Half Mary

Congrats Kathy on #4 in the books! I love this: 'I had a ball!! I loved the new route, the crowds were amazing, I never really felt overly tired just plodded along. I particularily liked running on the parkway as I could see the downtown core from there and kept thinknng tha tis not far!! hahahahaha...
by MrsStrider
Sun Jun 03, 2012 5:04 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Lisa P's Niagara Women's Half
Replies: 25
Views: 2655

Re: Lisa P's Niagara Women's Half

Congrats Lisa! Awesome time and an almost perfect day except for that darn wind eh? :D Sounds like you really enjoyed it. Well done.
by MrsStrider
Sun Jun 03, 2012 5:01 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: How early is too early to start the SUNDAY thread?
Replies: 30
Views: 1577

Re: How early is too early to start the SUNDAY thread?

21k run this morning in the rain and wind. First 6k with Strider and puppy Strider. Strider can still run faster and stronger than me even after running a 100 mile fast trail run last weekend. :lol:
by MrsStrider
Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: How early is too early to start the SUNDAY thread?
Replies: 30
Views: 1577

Re: How early is too early to start the SUNDAY thread?

ultraslacker wrote:ps: we saw cougar tracks in the snow. kinda creepy to see cougar tracks when you're on the mountain in the middle of the night!

Wow.... stunning pictures Ultraslacker. Yup, I would have found it very creepy, but pretty cool too. :)
by MrsStrider
Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Sulphur Spring 100 Race Report (my 1st 100)
Replies: 36
Views: 2113

Re: Sulphur Spring 100 Race Report (my 1st 100)

My dear Strider, Well, you continue to inspire and amaze me. Each goal that you have reached leading up to this has been challenging and each time, you have mastered the distance. Your 1st 100 mile race at the 2012 Sulphur Springs Trail race was no exception. You planned, you prepared and you execut...
by MrsStrider
Tue May 22, 2012 7:04 am
Forum: Ultras and Trail Running
Topic: Sulphur Springs Trail Run
Replies: 112
Views: 17238

Re: Sulphur Springs Trail Run

Oh my, I can't believe that it's getting so close now! It's very exciting. I still can't imagine the insanity of it, but I know that Strider will rock Sulphur Springs. Robbie - it's amazing that you'll be Strider's pacer! 8) Doonst - maybe next time??? DBB & Cupcake Girl - you 2 are wonderful. T...
by MrsStrider
Thu May 10, 2012 8:16 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Thursday, Already ???
Replies: 29
Views: 1826

Re: Thursday, Already ???

Just a short 30 minute run planned for today at lunch as Saturday is Franktown 15k race - looking forward to having my sweetie run it with me. Happy 21st Anniversary Strider, my love! I'm dreaming of swimming with the turtles again. :X! In honour of our Anniversary today, I registered for: Army 1/2 ...
by MrsStrider
Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: Injuries and Recovery
Topic: Return to Running after Pleurisy & Partial Lung Collapse?
Replies: 99
Views: 16711

Re: Return to Running after Pleurisy & Partial Lung Collapse

I think we can finally put this thread to bed. Remember for all injuries there is an end, and there is a silver lining From Monday March 19th Daily Thread Happy Monday Maniacs! WooHoo.... sensational weather we're having in Ottawa.... warm and sunny. I feel like I'm BACK! Ran 18k yesterday with Str...
by MrsStrider
Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:29 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Vernal Equinox Tuesday
Replies: 38
Views: 1718

Re: Vernal Equinox Tuesday

8k in 43:40 at lunch today - did the Terry Fox hill. It was SO hot that it felt like mid summer running. I really wished that I had brought water with me. :shock: Tomorrow, I plan to run just 6k at lunch as I'm booked at Peak Center on Saturday morning for VO2 Max and Lactate testing and they recomm...
by MrsStrider
Tue Mar 20, 2012 8:21 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Where art thou Monday...
Replies: 27
Views: 1503

Re: Where art thou Monday...

Sorry for the long delay, but just getting back to Monday's posts and I wanted to say thank you so much for all your support and sweet comments - Robinandamelia, Andrea, Carla, Nick, Strider!!! Also, wanted to send healing hugs to La and Andrea (careful with those ditches!) and I hope you recover qu...
by MrsStrider
Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:13 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Where art thou Monday...
Replies: 27
Views: 1503

Re: Where art thou Monday...

Happy Monday Maniacs! WooHoo.... sensational weather we're having in Ottawa.... warm and sunny.

I feel like I'm BACK! Ran 18k yesterday with Strider at a 5:38/km pace and it felt great. My new inhaler with aerochamber is making a huge difference. I'm SO happy!

Have a great day all.
by MrsStrider
Mon Feb 27, 2012 7:48 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Natural Running Mechanics Q & A
Replies: 101
Views: 8278

Re: Natural Running Mechanics Q & A

MrsStrider- glad to hear you are on the mend and back chasIng your goals! I think there is alot we could discuss regarding form change, getting more flexible and stronger feet and ankles. There would also be a systematic approach to weaning from the orthotic that could be collaborated with these fo...
by MrsStrider
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Natural Running Mechanics Q & A
Replies: 101
Views: 8278

Re: Natural Running Mechanics Q & A

Thank you so much for this thread! Help! :D I have just enlisted Jane Armstrong's coaching services for 6 months. My main reason for doing so is that I am still recovering from last fall's very rare and very frustrating bacterial organism in my left lung and I wanted to ensure that I carefully retur...
by MrsStrider
Tue Feb 14, 2012 7:54 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: What's so special about Tuesday?
Replies: 42
Views: 1875

Re: What's so special about Tuesday?

Happy Valentines Day everyone. Mixed up emotional day for me. 13yrs ago, my Dad passed away. 12yrs ago I started at my current job. I love MrsStrider, my life partner, and love the memories we have of our Valentines Day celebrations over the years....so to celebrate love and life today I bit the bu...
by MrsStrider
Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:55 am
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Yukon Arctic Ultra Marathon 2012 - Race Report
Replies: 19
Views: 1164

Re: Yukon Arctic Ultra Marathon 2012 - Race Report

As I said on your Blog..... huge congrats my love! I am always SO proud of you and even more so for this one as you pushed through such a nasty flu, cough & cold. Baby, I'm amazed by you. Always. :clap: :clap: :clap:
by MrsStrider
Tue Jan 31, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Tired Tuesday
Replies: 47
Views: 1489

Re: Tired Tuesday

Thanks for all the Birthday wishes everyone!

It made me feel better to read all about everyone running today whether it was less than planned or on the TM, you are all awesome. And way to go Carla - really speedy pace. Congrats.
by MrsStrider
Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:53 am
Forum: Injuries and Recovery
Topic: Return to Running after Pleurisy & Partial Lung Collapse?
Replies: 99
Views: 16711

Re: Return to Running after Pleurisy & Partial Lung Collapse

Strider wrote: Mild relapse but holding steady, keeping long runs at the 10-11km mark for now. That sucks! :roll: :( Hugs from me and :YMHUG: :YMHUG: Double Bellybuster Thanks for the hugs! I really need and appreciate them. This nasty cough & cold is not helping at all - lung has been hurting....
by MrsStrider
Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:49 am
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Tired Tuesday
Replies: 47
Views: 1489

Re: Tired Tuesday

Easy 30min - that is all. Next run will be in Whitehorse. Currently it is Cold=1, Strider=0 HAPPY BIRTHDAY MrsStrider - LOVE YA!!!!! Thanks Strider my love!!! You make me happy every day so why should today be any different? :lol: :X! Well, I was hoping to run today, but still feeling very cwappy w...
by MrsStrider
Wed Nov 30, 2011 8:04 am
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: JFK 50 Mile Race Report - Nov 2011
Replies: 15
Views: 1002

Re: JFK 50 Mile Race Report - Nov 2011

Copied my response to your blog just so it's on RM too: Dear David - life and running partner, Once again, you set a goal, you planned, prepared, trained and pushed yourself to new limits with the result being overwhelming success. There was never any doubt in my mind that you would beat your goal,...
by MrsStrider
Mon Nov 28, 2011 8:10 am
Forum: Injuries and Recovery
Topic: Return to Running after Pleurisy & Partial Lung Collapse?
Replies: 99
Views: 16711

Re: Return to Running after Pleurisy & Partial Lung Collapse?

Hi all, Sorry for the delayed response.... crazy busy and still much slower with everything. I talked to my dentist and she really didn't know what to say as she had never heard of anything like this before. It is extremely uncommon. She asked me to check with the respirologist when I go back on Dec...
by MrsStrider
Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:21 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Marg's NY marathon
Replies: 41
Views: 1975

Re: Marg's NY marathon

Hi Marg, I'm so glad that I went back in to your RR as I had posted a reply this morning, but I don't know what happened to it. :( Anyway, huge congrats on running NYM and especially for achieving your sub 5 hour goal! That's huge considering your comeback from injuries and illness. I really chuckle...
by MrsStrider
Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:12 pm
Forum: General Running Discussion
Topic: Ottawa beer mile in Orleans. Interested parties message me.
Replies: 84
Views: 12885

Re: Ottawa beer mile in Orleans. Interested parties message me.

It turns predictions into results once it hits midnight. But hopefully I can fulfill my dream! Perhaps I have found my calling. First race win ever, the Ottawa Beer Mile by 62 seconds in 8:47. Off to feel dizzy now. Well done bro. You have set a pretty high bar WooHoo! Well done - yes, apparently r...
by MrsStrider
Sat Nov 12, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Run/Race Reports
Topic: Jwolf in NYC
Replies: 48
Views: 2281

Re: Jwolf in NYC

Congrats Jen! I'm so sorry that you had GI issues, but so happy for you that your Mom was there in spirit and that she was able to track you and share the excitement. It must have been wonderful for your sister to be there with you. I can only imagine the mixed emotions that you experienced. I'm so ...

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