Your 5K Running Plan – Week 5 – the Home Stretch!

Source You guys, I’m excited. You’ve nearly done it! Now, there are two approaches to take to this final week of training: If this ‘final week’ is the week right before your race, please omit one of the running days and give yourself an extra rest day (it can be an active rest day, where […]

Your 5K Running Plan – Week 4 (and a Christmas Gift Guide for Your Fit Friends!)

Source Wow! We’re nearly there folks, so congrats for getting this far! There’s just one more week left after this one and you’ll be good to go for your 5K – how are you feeling? 🙂 Because I know we’re all crazy busy this holiday season, I’m not going to bore you with any preamble. […]

Your 5K Running Plan – Week 3

Source Happy December! It’s the start of Advent. The start of chocolate Advent calendars…you know, for those of us that still get those (*looks away sheepishly). Look, there’s no harm in indulging during the holiday season. None whatsoever! And even less harm if you’re countering it with some quality workouts. I also get that things […]

Your 5K Running Plan – Week 1

Source I don’t profess to be an expert at running. And one thing I’ve never been is a long-distance runner. When I say long-distance, I’m being a bit generous to myself. In truth, I’m not even a medium distance runner. I did a 10K back in April (yay for the Vancouver Sun Run!) and that was […]