Leslie Runs

My journey as a long distance runner who started the sport later in life.

Category Archives: Travel Journal

Canadian Running (#leslieruns)

I took a ten day break from running, mostly due to the fact that we were driving 3,500 km and trying to get it done in a reasonable amount of … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Making Peace With Myself (#leslieruns)

I had intended to do a run streak for the month of March, hoping to log at least 100 miles in the process. The mile goal was a reasonable one … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

City Running…Keeping It Fresh (#leslieruns)

I am a country girl, but I live in a large city; a city that reveres the automobile at the expense of pedestrian convenience. I know this sounds like every … Continue reading

December 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Attitude of Gratitude (#leslieruns)

It certainly can be tricky to maintain an attitude of gratitude when life gets busy and the demands on you appear greater than your ability to handle them. In the … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

How About I Touch Upon Everything? (#justfingers #runjoglog)

Activity:¬†We had a busy afternoon planned, so I did my run in the morning for the first time in a while. It was raining again so I had one coffee … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lift Lock! (#justfingers #sightseeing)

I am grateful that we had a beautiful afternoon to spend with the kids enjoying this local attraction. The Peterborough Lift Lock is a significant historic structure that enables watercraft … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Raining Again (#justfingers #travel #weather)

I think it has rained every day since we arrived in Ontario, lending support to the prognostications of the climatologists who called for a cooler and wetter summer than average. … Continue reading

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

City of Hospitals

It’s a beautiful day here today, with the real promise of warmth in the rays of the sun. It reminded me of the beautiful day last week when I went … Continue reading

March 17, 2014 · Leave a comment
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