Blog RSS

Divas Half Marathon & 5K weekend

It was a fabulous launch weekend for us at Run Little Monkey. Had a great time at the Divas Half Marathon & 5K. Friday and Saturday we met a bunch of amazing women (and some great guys) at our booth at the health and fitness boutique. Everyone was really supportive and a super special thanks to those who bought some of our shirts and hats (we totally sold out of white running hats!). On Sunday we were out running and cheering runners on what turned out to be a beautiful but hot day for racing. Inspiring as always to see so many women, moms, daughters, sisters, friends, grandmothers, and all their families and supporters out there running. Here are a...

Continue reading

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...

Continue reading

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.

Continue reading