Tag Archives: Olympic Summer Games

In which I run with an Olympian

When I heard the Halifax Running Club was hosting a run with Eric Gillis, a two-time Canadian Olympian, I knew I had to be there. It was time to test months of training. Gillis is a two-time gold medalist in … Continue reading

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In which I run a race

As I plodded around the final corner for the third time, plunging into the slow, miserable uphill toward the finish line, a red haze washed across my eyes. I was going to die. Not only was I going to die, … Continue reading

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Paula Radcliffe: A matter of perspective

Thirty-eight isn’t terribly old – unless you’re Paula Radcliffe and you’ve just made the hard, heart-breaking decision to drop out of the 30th Summer Olympic Games. ┬áThen 38 becomes another matter entirely. If Radcliffe, arguably the greatest female marathoner ever, … Continue reading

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