A Minute to a Marathon

runningEarlier this month, I made a precious declaration. It started with a song and ended up at The Running Room. Yesterday evening I took my first steps toward my personal offline challenge.

This clinic is literally called "Learn to Run". It's for people like me who want to learn how to run and it concludes with the Mississauga Marathon in 60 days. No, I won't be running a marathon in 60 days, I'll be running the Hazel 5k. No word on whether Hazel will be joining us, but I wouldn't bet against it.

Last night involved a little orientation, introductions by the two instructors, Mike and Ale, and a run around High Park. In actuality, it was a run/walk hybrid, but you've got to start somewhere. The Big Guy upstairs threw down double digit temps in honour of the occasion. That was sweet.

In addition to these weekly clinics we're supposed to run twice more during the week. I'll run to the ACC tonight to catch the Raps and then run again on Sunday morning.

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Is Mike blond with glasses?? If so he is a friend. Good luck Mike.

March 14, 2007 @ 10:06 AM

Mike Boon

Nope, Mike is brunette without glasses.

March 14, 2007 @ 10:07 AM


Cool. I just asked because he is a manager at the Running Room

March 14, 2007 @ 10:18 AM


I shall keep watching for your run updates. I've booked for the 10k portion of the marathon without having been a runner, and am training through a group in Mississauga!

Tell Taryn that Jenn from API say's "hi!"

March 14, 2007 @ 10:19 AM

Richard Jennings

Ale's pretty funny, you'll enjoy the clinic.

March 14, 2007 @ 10:36 AM



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