Author: Denise
I am a runner.

22 Day 22 Push-up Challenge

Well, I did it… I completed 22 push-ups every day for 22 days for PTSD Awareness. This was a challenge where you video yourself (or have someone video you) doing this exercise and post it on your social media platform(s)

Posted in Cross training, Life lessons

Runner Interview – Valerie Gonzales

You have to admire a runner who wins every race in the 2016 Vancouver Island Race Series that she entered! I’ve been impressed with Valerie each time I saw her at a series race and up on the podium at

Posted in Cycling, Ironman, Life lessons, Runner Interview, Running, Swimming, Triathlon Tagged with: , , ,

Runner Interview – Edith Price

Being active is in my opinion the key to longevity and good health. A New Brunswicker has taken the Vancouver Island Race Series by storm. Edith Price recently moved to Victoria to be closer to her daughter and to enjoy

Posted in Cross training, Life lessons, Racing, Runner Interview, Running, Yoga Tagged with: , ,

Runner Interview – Yana Hempler

When you love and trust the process, progress will be inevitable. I’ve run several races with Yana, but we’ve never formally met. Still, the Vancouver Island running community is small enough and if you run enough races, you soon get

Posted in Cross training, Marathon, Runner Interview, Running

Review: LIKE THE WIND magazine

“It’s about why we run, not how we run” I love this tag line on the cover of issue #6 of LIKE THE WIND magazine. This is so different from talk of paces, warm-up exercises or gear. A friend recently

Posted in Books, Life lessons, Review, Running