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Note from Hilary...

Aug. 25, 2014

Introducing Theo Edmond Stellingwerff

 
Top Left: Theo's first day home on Canada Day (5lbs12oz)
Top Right: 6 weeks showing Dutch football pride
Bottom: 8 weeks, starting Tour de France training early
 

It’s been a pretty crazy last couple of months with some major, but amazing, life changes.  On June 29 we welcomed our son Theo (pronounced TA-O) into the world. He was tiny (5lbs12oz), but wide-eyed and super determined, already holding his head up and standing on our lap within a few weeks. I think we’re in for it!

Although there have been many challenging moments, I feel like being an endurance athlete has really helped me put things into perspective. Yes, I’ve been majorly sleep deprived with little Theo, but it doesn’t feel much different than running 130km a week at altitude or racing an all out 1500m race after flying across the world: neither are ideal, but you get through it! I’ve also learned to prioritize and be more efficient with my time.

So, after 8 weeks I feel like I’m finally coming up for air and getting into a routine. I’ve been able to start training again, which has been a humbling experience, but I'm getting fitter each week. I’ll talk more about my return to training in my next Canadian Running Magazine blog out soon.

 




Blogs

June 4, 2014 - Taper Time

April 30, 2014 - Addicted to Biophilia

Mar. 26, 2014 - Introducing my new coach: Ricky Bobby

Feb. 20, 2014 - Half Way

Dec. 29, 2013 - News for 2014

Nov. 3, 2013 - New York City Marathon

Oct. 18, 2013 - Victoria 1/2 marathon

Oct. 1, 2013 - Change of pace

July 24, 2013 - Euro Tour: Ins and outs of racing on the circuit

July 4, 2013 - Positive step forward

June 28, 2013 - Now what?

June 16, 2013 - It takes a village

June 1, 2013 - Making progress

May 12, 2013 - Chipping away

Previous Blogs...

Media

Dec. 30, 2013 - It's a boy! Canadian Olympian Hilary Stellingwerff expecting - Athletics Illustrated

Oct. 13, 2013 - Goodlife Fitness Victoria Half Marathon post race interview

March 27, 2013 - Canada's Hilary Stellingwerff robbed of Olympic final berth by doping Turkish runner - Canadian Running

March 20, 2013 - Canadian 1500m Olympian - Hilary Stellingwerff in form for 2013 - trackfield97.com

PowerBar Harvest Energy Commercial with Hilary Stellingwerff and Mackenzie Madison - PowerBar.com

Previous media...

Upcoming Races...

TBD...

Previous Races...

Oct. 13, 2013 - Goodlife Victoria Half Marathon

Sept. 8, 2013 - Zoot 10km, Victoria, BC

July 20, 2013 - Oxford BMC Grand Prix, Oxford, UK

July 17, 2013 - Morton Games, Dublin, Ireland (video)

July 13, 2013 - Madrid World Challenge, Madrid, Spain

July 5, 2013 - Victoria Track Classic NTL, Victoria, BC

July 1, 2013 - Harry Jerome Track Classic NTL, Vancouver, BC (video)

June 20-23, 2013 - Canadian National Championships, Moncton, NB

More previous races...

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