Rest In Peace – Our Clan Mother

Edwina Alfred Abraira July 29, 1933 – May 6, 2016 Well, it is Mother’s Day and I am sad to announce that my Mom has passed away, just two days ago.  I created this blog to share stories about running and how it has inspired me along the way, so it is actually a good day to tell everyone the story of my Mother, as she and my Dad always served as a big inspiration for my running. My Mom was quite the runner, taking up the sport as she approached her 50th birthday in the early 1980’s as running Read More …

Rock and Roll – Road Trip

July is a time for a little less running and a little more relaxing, and taking a few road trips. The weather can be a bit hot and humid, and with school out for the summer, it is a good time to hit the road. I actually find it easier to run in the cold of winter (and believe me, it gets cold up here) than in the extreme heat and humidity of summer. But before we hit the road I welcomed in July with a June 30 night race in nearby Parc de la Cite – Longueuil. The organizers Read More …