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Meet Erica!

This year, we are pretty stoked to finally have an ambassador for the east side of Canada! This inspiring woman put together an incredible virtual event in support of our Fight Like a Girl. We love her dedication and community involvement… here is her story!! Hi RLAG Followers! I’m Erica, a runner of all sorts and I Live in Corner …

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How to Run Farther, Faster!

This season, I have been training with a running coach with the hope of running faster, stronger and faster. While I won’t share all the tips and tricks I have learned through this process, (if you want to hire a running coach I strongly Recommend Jen Segger) I will share two very valuable tips. 1. You can run your shorter …

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Learn to Love the Long Run

Long runs are a staple for any distance runner. Most weekends are spent logging miles and hours, training for that next big race. Runners often have a love/hate relationship with the long run. We love the sense of accomplishment we feel when it’s over but we might hate the anticipation of actually getting out there and getting through it. Yet if …

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Running into Motherhood

I think Lydia’s story is one so many of us can relate to. She has two young kids, has fought hard to achieve fitness and goal and has worked so hard to get to where she is now. It doesn’t always come easy, but it is ALWAYS worth it. Have a read of her inspiring story! I have always considered myself an …

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My Journey to Becoming a Runner

Before I became a runner, I struggled with an intense love-hate relationship with my body. Like many, I have struggled with loving it, embracing it and feeling beautiful in it. Before I found running I felt uncomfortable in my own body and I struggled with self love and respect. My lack of self esteem led to low self confidence in …

7 Tips for an Awesome Taper

Tapering… some people love it, some people hate it. Familiar with the term? ta•per /ˈtāpər/ – verb: 1. diminish or reduce or cause to diminish or reduce in thickness toward one end. 2. gradually lessen. 3. the point at the end of a runner’s training cycle when s/he turns into a manic human, frantically devouring every carbohydrate within arms reach …

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What I Have Learned About Racing!

Whether you are a season veteran, or a race virgin, race day can be intimidating. So much time and effort goes into that day. You have possibly been training for months, dreamed of the race for a long time, and put a lot of thought into your race day outfit. Everyone is going to have an amazing race day, where …

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Fight Like A Kid

 When Dayna shared with us the story of her friend’s son, Caleb, sadly lost his battle with a form of childhood brain cancer, we knew we wanted to try and give back. Caleb’s parents have started a foundation in Caleb’s name (A cure for Caleb) and have raised money for awarness of brain cancer, research and treatment for childern currently …

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Fight Like A Kid; Virtual and Local 5, 12 and 21km run.

One of our biggest dreams with this community is to be able to reach out and help others through running. Already this community has raised over 10,000$ for the Boston One Fund that helped victims of the Bostom Marathon bombings, and over 3,000$ for the Breast Cancer Foundation through our “Fight Like A Girl” virtual and local run. This time, …