EMB #272: Kathrine Switzer Marathon Woman

Kathrine Switzer has long been one of running’s most iconic figures. But when she was inducted into the U.S.A. National Women’s Hall of Fame last year, it was not just for breaking barriers being the first female to finish the Boston Marathon, or last woman to win the NYC Marathon, but also for creating positive […]

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EMB #258: Running with John Stanton

A three-kilometre fun run with his sons in 1981 was the catalyst for the then-out-of-shape, overweight John Stanton to realize he had to change his lifestyle. A food industry executive who smoked two packs of cigarettes a day, he began running secretly before dawn because he felt self-conscious about having his neighbours see “this chubby […]

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EMB #249: Finish the Race Attitude

Martin Parnell is author of the book, MARATHON QUEST and speaks on having a “Finish the Race Attitude – Overcoming Obstacles to Achieve Your Full Potential”. Martin has written for, or been covered by CNN, BBC, CBC, The Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, Runners World, Men’s Journal, Canadian Business, and Maclean’s. […]

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Run a half marathon without training

Run a Marathon without Training

It wasn’t the best idea at the time but I suppose with my curiosity of running a half marathon, this challenge was something I’ve been thinking of. Can I do, how hard will it be, what’s all entailed with running for this duration. I’ve only run 10K before this 21K which was over a year […]

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5/5 – Half Marathon Tips for Beginners

So I never really planned on running a half marathon before, but now that I have I thought I might share some of my experiences with you, so I put together half marathon tips for beginners. In this post and show I basically go over what I shouldn’t have done and for the most part […]

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ultra marathoner dave proctor

EMB #224: Ultra Marathoner Dave Proctor 1

Dave Proctor is nothing short of a mad man! Running for 24 hours is something most of haven’t even considered, in fact, to be truthful, before I heard about Dave I had no idea people actually did this for a sport. I asked Dave about ‘being on top’, I was wondering what it was like […]

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