Overcoming sickness, surgery and setbacks

Kaitlyn is a guest blogger who is writing for 42.2 for the 2016 marathon training season. She will be writing monthly blogs, updating us on the ups and downs of her journey from 0 to 42.2. By Kaitlyn Fulton  At the beginning of the season, Coach Colleen chatted with our group about training for a marathon and emphasized it wouldn’t be an easy endeavour. At that time, I was of the mindset that anyone who worked.. Read More

I ran a marathon, I can do anything!

The experience of training for – and running – my first marathon has given me a lot of things. It made me stronger, helped me make new friends and allowed me to check a big item off my bucket list. But a sort of unexpected thing it gave me was a new motto (if you can call it that). Over the last few months anytime I’ve faced any sort of adversity, I’ve simply.. Read More

I’m back baby

After a rather long (and unintentional) blogging break, I am finally back. After finishing my marathon in October I was tired but so incredibly proud of what I accomplished. I not only finished the race but also completed my 30-day blog challenge and I don’t regret a thing about either. Even though the UofC Marathon Program doesn’t run through the winter, I am pleased to share that I still did! Here’s a short.. Read More