Tag Archives : track and field

Book Review: What Makes Olga Run?


Typically when looking for an airplane book at the airport convenience store. You buy the light and fluffy reads or the Top 40. You’ll find 10 paperback Nicholas Sparks Novels, but what caught my eye on my trip to Fort McMurray was “What Makes Olga Run,” a Canadian novel about Olga Kotelko a 94-year old Canadian Masters track & field…

New Balance Classic #3 Track Meet Recap


Earlier in the summer I decided to hire a sprint coach and get back to the type of workouts I did in high school and college as a varsity sprinter. I have spent years trying to improve my distance running and my pathetic 12 min/mile was just not improving, so I opted to go back to the style of workouts…

Friday Fitness Recap- June 9


Yes! It’s Friday already!! This week was ok. My weekend was GREAT activity wise but it slumped as the work week went on. Friday- Nothing Saturday- Mud Race (5k) & 18 holes of Golf What a perfect day! I ran in the Mud & Sweat in Lethbridge with some coworkers. I am STILL waiting on photos so I can do…

Friday Fitness Recap- April 25


Friday- Coulee Stairs Run/Walk I was not motivated to get outside and workout. It was super windy and the rain was cold but I forced myself to at least go and do my favourite set of coulee stairs. They are killer! Saturday- Super crazy active day! Saturday was amazing! I was so active with various activities, my Fitbit tracked 19,000…