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Chase the dream, love the journey

It was hard to decide what I should write for my last post as a Run Little Monkey ambassador. So I decided to put together a collection of my favourite quotes that have inspired me this past year. My ultimate favourite quote is from Rosie MacLennan, Canadian Olympic gold medallist: “Chase the dream, love the […]

Reflections from the cheer squad

Last weekend, I was out on the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon course cheering for all the runners.  More than 30 runners from the We Run North York run crew were out there crushing it.  Not gonna lie, I had major FOMO the whole week leading up to race day but I ended up really enjoying […]

Goals for fall and beyond

Another race done and dusted! The 2019 Irongirl was my ninth race of the year and second sprint triathlon ever. It’s been quite the summer so far with non-stop training, racing, and volunteering at races. I even got “promoted” to run crew leader at MEC North York so now I’m co-leading our long runs on […]

Marathon woman

Some things seem impossible until you have done it. Two years ago, I wouldn’t have dared think I could run a marathon. Now, I’ve run three marathons in the past 10 months. Each race was a completely different experience so I wanted to share what made each of them memorable. The San Francisco Marathon My […]

Joyce runs in winter

What to wear for running in winter

If you’ve set your sights on tackling some big races in the spring, you might be wondering how you can possibly run and train in this winter weather.  Last year, I ran through my first winter and turns out it’s not as bad as I thought it would be.  In fact, I loved winter running […]


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