Run tourism: Vienna

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to travel to a conference in Vienna with work  and got a chance to do my favourite thing while traveling: run tourism. It was the second time I’ve been (same conference last year). I travel with work quite frequently, and since it’s hard to find time on a…

Contest: Toronto’s Craft Beer Passport

Beer, summer, patio… what could be better? Paying only $2 for that beer? … Yes. Yes that is better. Enter, Mike Stulberg. Mike is the guy behind everyone’s new favourite card to fish out of their wallet; the Toronto Craft Beer Passport. Here’s how it works. 1. Purchase the passport for $20 online or at…

Recipe: Overnight oats

After reading a fabulous post by RD Robyn Coale on the dairy dilemma, I thought I would try going dairy-free for as long as I could manage and see how I felt.  My family is the type to have an after dinner cheese plate instead of dessert, so there’s no way this will be permanent,…

Race Recap: Goodlife Half Marathon

On May 4th, I ran my second half marathon! The Goodlife Half Marathon may have been somewhat poorly organized, but it did give me a PB! Pre-race photo is obviously a must. (Though check out those budget sunglasses… this girl’s in serious need of some Sunskis!) Geared up in Lululemon, I decided that I would power through and…

Recent reads

So far this year, I’ve read 17 books and according to Harper Collins Canada’s handy #50bookpledge website, I’m on track for 45. Looks like I’m going to have to pick up some of my slack to get back to being on track for 50! I’ve read some long books recently which has slowed me down…

Spring Training

This blog was always meant to be about four different things: cooking crafting reading running I think it still is all of those things, but I’ve been neglecting posting about running lately. If you’re consistent, sharing your training can be helpful to others. It’s also helpful to you, as a runner, to share and talk…