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Sharing the Runner’s High   

Hi Run Little Monkey fans! My name is Jennifer and I am thrilled to be Run Little Monkey’s first brand ambassador. I am also a runner (who runs:walks), a foodie (ergo the running), and a lover of travel. I am really excited to share some of my running thoughts with you over the coming months, especially as we are moving into the winter running season (where I’ve set some new goals that we will discuss later)… Today, I am prepping my bags and trying to quash my nerves as I prepare to cross the pond to join the London Royal Parks Half Marathon! I am super excited but totally nervous. See, while I’ve been running for a few years now,...

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Coming out!

We're excited to have our first booth at a running expo this weekend. It's the first time Toronto is hosting a Divas Half Marathon and 5K and Run Little Monkey is going to be there at the health and fitness boutique taking place at the Westin Harbour Castle hotel. We'll be up by race pickup in the 2nd floor ballroom. The Divas team has faced some challenges in their first year. The original plan was to hold the races on Toronto Island, a wonderfully scenic and flat course. Unfortunately high water levels in Lake Ontario and the ensuing closure of the park on the islands forced a relocation of the race. It'll still be held on the shores of Lake...

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Monkey's first race

Team Run Little Monkey has been in training all winter and over the Easter weekend participated in our first race in Toronto. It was a great day that started off with a gaggle of enthusiastic kids running a 1K race along the boardwalk in the Beaches. That was followed up by the Beaches Running Club's inaugral Easter 5K. While our running monkey couldn't quite beat the winners who came in with some lightening fast times in the 16-minute range, there was much jubilation at the finish line. Looking forward to seeing you at more races this summer.

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