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scrumhalfgirl in Canadian Running mag :)

Postby ultraslacker » Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:30 pm

I missed this when it first came out, can't believe no one posted it here. :)

http://runningmagazine.ca/stories-run-c ... -get-time/
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Postby chunkymonkeymelonhed » Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:04 pm

So cool!!
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Postby alexk » Thu Apr 06, 2017 4:39 pm

Yes - so cool. Love how you make it all work, J. Inspiring!
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Postby tayken » Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:02 pm

Jesse...kudos to you! You are obviously reaping the fruits of your labour (no pun intended) now as you go off to Boston next week. As pointed out in the article, run-commute does taking planning and with 2 kids to cater for, you seem to have done a good job of it.

Many people give excuses as to why they can't do something, but stories like yours should serve as an inspiration to others. :clap:
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Postby Spirit Unleashed » Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:11 pm

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Postby Stampie » Thu Apr 06, 2017 6:13 pm

A co-worker was telling me about this article last week and I had not got around to reading it yet. That is so cool!

I've do run commutes regular as well and they do take some planning, but not to the extent you do Jesse. My problem is insuring my laptop is locked securely in the cabinet at the office. Because I'm considered a field officer/agent, I don't have an assigned desk. I have to hook-up in a hoteling area when I'm in the office and my filing cabinet is not sufficient to hold the laptop or any change of clothes. Thankfully this same co-workers allows me to leave my bag at his desk to pick up after I arrive to work.
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Postby IronColl » Thu Apr 06, 2017 7:59 pm

That's so great for you Jesse! You certainly show that hard work pays off, and that there is not such thing as a bad time to run.
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Postby Habs4ever » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:32 pm

Great article, Jesse! What I can't believe is that F is 3. Time flies.
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Postby Avis » Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:50 pm

Nice! I like the photo, too.
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Postby Robinandamelia » Fri Apr 07, 2017 10:15 am

Awesome write up!! Time does fly though doesn't it.

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Postby La » Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:02 pm

ultraslacker wrote:I missed this when it first came out, can't believe no one posted it here. :)

http://runningmagazine.ca/stories-run-c ... -get-time/

I think it might have been linked to on FB at the time.

The author should have mentioned that not only is she training for her 3rd marathon, but that she's training for BOSTON!!!
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Postby scrumhalfgirl » Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:48 pm

Thanks guys!

La wrote:
ultraslacker wrote:I missed this when it first came out, can't believe no one posted it here. :)

http://runningmagazine.ca/stories-run-c ... -get-time/

I think it might have been linked to on FB at the time.

The author should have mentioned that not only is she training for her 3rd marathon, but that she's training for BOSTON!!!


And ha ha - it's actually my EIGHTH marathon, not third! But my third marathon I've trained for while run commuting. I actually sheepishly emailed the author/web editor and she said she would correct it but she hasn't. I know other runners would *get* why that was somewhat irritating to me! :lol:
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