Author Archives: Allison Tai

Reboot Your Running Goals

You CAN go from Zero to 10KM in 12 Weeks For most of us in Vancouver, the typical launch back into running for the New Year was delayed… or at least got off to a slow start. Those who did … Read more

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Run for Love

There are many reasons why you should run… but here are ten that say you should start lacing up with your valentine. 1. Increased self confidence. One or both partners lack of confidence is a relationship killer. It often leads … Read more

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#ThisIsMyYear to Run

I’ve learned a lot of things about being an athlete the hard way. If I could go back and visit myself a dozen years ago, when I was just getting in to this whole running thing, there are a few … Read more

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#ThisIsMyYear to do an Obstacle Course Race

I have made a lot of rookie mistakes in my OCR career. Having completed everything from the Dirty Dash to coming in second at the 2014 World’s Toughest Mudder 24 hour Obstacle Race Championship, mistakes were a part of the … Read more

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Safe Winter Running Guide

January, the time everyone wants to get back outside and get back into shape. It’s a great time to start chasing down those spring goals or start a working on a better you. It’s also the time of year when … Read more

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10 Essential Winter Running Tips

The cold wet weather has arrived here in Vancouver, but that doesn’t mean you need to hide out on a treadmill until spring. With the right preparation, you can actually enjoy a workout in the elements! 1. It’s dark out … Read more

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3 Tips for the Week Before the Vancouver Marathon

Allison Tai, Rackets & Runners run club Coordinator/Coach passes along her final tips for the BMO Vancouver Marathon on Sunday, May 5th. For more information on Allison, please see her  website www.urbanfitnessmovement.com. 1. Do not do anything new. Now is not … Read more

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Final Tips for the Sun Run

Allison Tai, Rackets & Runners Run Coordinator/Coach and former Sun Run Clinic Coordinator passes along her final tips for the last days before the Sun Run on Sunday, April 21st. For more information on Allison, please see her  website www.urbanfitnessmovement.com. Don’t spend too … Read more

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Sun Run: Top 2 Tips for 2 Weeks To Go

Allison Tai, Rackets & Runners Run Coordinator/Coach and former Sun Run Clinic Coordinator passes along her Top 2 Tips for two weeks before the Sun Run on Sunday, April 21st. For more information on Allison, please see her  website www.urbanfitnessmovement.com. The Top Two … Read more

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