Chicago to Toronto – Two Journeys to the Marathon

Two Lions Valley Athletics members took the long road towards running a marathon this fall,  Darryl Rowan at Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Cynthia O’Halloran at The Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Training for a marathon is hard work, time consuming and sometimes you have to make sacrifices to ensure success on race day.  They trained for the same distance but had very different journeys to get there. 2015

Where’s The Lions Valley Athletics Runner? #001

This is the first post in a series called,Where’s the Lions Valley Athletics Runner? I am always taking photos at races and I have taken thousands over the last couple of years alone but most of them end up being deleted. The majority of those photos are either, out of focus, just strangers because the target was running too fast and not even in the frame, or its not flattering (because you’re working hard and don’t […]

Cynsspace – Timing Isn’t Everything

Read about Cynthia O’Halloran’s journey over the last 12 months and how she overcame adversity while registering and training for the Chicago Marathon that’s this weekend Sunday Oct 11. She is race ready and going to Kick 42.2km of Ass! Good Luck, have an AMAZING race, we will all be cheering this side of the border!Timing Isn’t EverythingThe past few months of training for Chicago has been a personal journey.    It hasn’t been about gaining bragging rights […]