Tag Archives: Boston Marathon

The Weekly Ramble: Rolling Stone’s cover

As you may have noticed, Sub-three continues to evolve. I’m introducing The Weekly Ramble, which sounds a lot like its name: an unplanned run with twists and turns, and darts down side streets and sudden plunges onto unexpected trails. First … Continue reading

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Read It, Run It: Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend

The race: Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend The location: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia When: Mid-June Distances: 5, 10, 21 and 42.2 km Why do it: To run an historic race course Swag: Shirt and collector’s hat The sun beat down … Continue reading

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To Boston, with love, Halifax

Boston, who loves ya? Halifax, your sister city, that’s who. It was readily apparent this evening as more than 1000 runners gathered in Point Pleasant Park in Halifax’s South End to pay tribute to those who lost their lives in … Continue reading

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Boston and beyond: the spirit of the marathon

It’s not easy to break a runner. Runners are tough. They have spirit. They are determined. They run in the face of adversity. Runners are used to pain. But the pain inflicted at the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 … Continue reading

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Read it. Run it. The Moose Run

The race: The Moose Run The location: Cow Bay, Nova Scotia When: Late March Distance: 25 km Why do it: Traditional spring tune-up race to gauge your fitness, particularly if you’re planning to run Boston. And because it hurts so … Continue reading

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In which I follow a training plan

As regular followers of this blog know, I suck am well known for my infatuation with any and all alcoholic substances ability to train hard. Therefore it came as a surprise of momentous proportions no surprise a few weeks ago when I took on a … Continue reading

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A guide to Atlantic Canada’s six races….

Oh, look: It’s The Real Amazing Race Toronto Canada. Ben Kaplan, who writes about running for the National Post, has put together a guide to 56 of “our favourite events next year.” I’m not quite sure whom he’s including when he … Continue reading

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