Blog Entry: July 2010
"Do, or do not. There is no try"
My sister, an aspiring runner, asked me recently how I continue to motivate myself; how do I get out there, every day, rain, snow, sun - whatever - and train?.
1st Masters [2nd overall]:
Haiti Mission 5km
B & O Yorkville 5km
Mali Miracle 5km
1st Masters [2nd Overall]:
Variety Village 5km
2012 Blog Entry: June 2012
2012 - Get Ready to Rumble!!
Hey Team Asthma!
Welcome back to my Blog and all that goes with it! I have been busy training and trying to stay healthy this year (not too successfully, unfortunately!)- and while my old, aging, run-down [pun intended!] body continues to struggle to keep fit and fast, I am happy to report I am back with Team Asthma again this year!!
I have several races under my belt so far this year - including my first triathlon in 2 years, the "MultiSport Milk Series" Binbrook Sprint (race report to follow soon!!).
And, just as cool - we at the ASC and Team Asthma have some awesome news and developments to report:
First, we are again continuing with TEAM ASTHMA, with the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon -5km/Half and Marathon - in October, 2012 as our fund-raising/race goal!!
To that end, you will soon receive the ASC/NAPA email setting out the plans we have - raising both funds, awareness and the fun quotient is a perfect way to get you off the couch! And to help you do just that, I am pleased to be able to help by leading TEAM ASTHMA in a newly revised 5 week training Training Program.
Whether you are a complete beginner, a novice or intermediate runner or walker, or even an advanced endurance athlete, train with us this year to take part in the Scotiabank race - you pick your event [5km/Half Marathon (or go BIG!!) the full Marathon]!! And what will be in it for you?
Prove that people with asthma can train, compete and be physically active
Inspire others who are working to control their asthma
Reunite with friends, and make new friends through your asthma connection
Raise money and support the work of the Asthma Society of Canada
Seriously, what is not to love - you get fit, raise money, and get to run wild and fast; win/win for everyone! As Julius Caesar proclaimed: "Let the games begin!!"
And the Training Program last year was an OVERWHELMING SUCCESS - all participants not only enjoyed themselves wayyy too much, they all raced to PB's!!
Well done and bravo!
So that is all for now - stay tuned for more dets on the TEAM ASTHMA training program and remember: just get out the door and run. Why -