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Nov. 8, 2015 - Overdue Update

BC XC Championships, 2nd place.

Photo courtesy of Erin Burrett

I know it’s been far too long since my last update. I have to admit I’m still getting used to balancing life as a mother-athlete so blogging has taken the backburner.

However, I’ve realized that people are wondering what happened to me mid-season last year, when I stopped racing in June after a season best of 4:10 in the Harry Jerome 1500m in Vancouver. Unfortunately, things turned bad quickly for me after that race and I was diagnosed with a stress reaction (early phases of a small fracture) in my left distal fibula (ankle bone, inside track leg).  It was very disappointing to end my season short, just when I felt like I was turning a corner and getting fit and ready to rock a great 1500m. The injury came on quickly and although it’s a low weight-bearing bone, which tends to heal in 3-4 weeks, I didn’t have time to get ready for nationals or try for another qualification for Pan Am Games, so we decided to call the season early to rest and recover properly. My main goal and priority coming back from pregnancy has always been to represent Canada again by racing in Rio and being a major player in the Olympic Final. More...


May 3, 2015 - It's all about perspective

March 23, 2015 - Making progress post-pregnancy

Oct 27, 2014 - Back to Basics

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

Previous Blogs...


Oct. 24, 2015 - BC XC Champs post-race interview, Athletics Illustrated

Oct. 24, 2015 - BC XC Champs race video, Athletics Illustrated

March 12, 2015 - Q&A: Hilary Stellingwerff on her training post pregnancy and the 2015 season, Canadian Running Magazine

Previous media...

Upcoming Races...

Nov. 26, 2015 - Silicon Valley Turkey Trot 5km, San Jose, CA

Previous Races...

Oct. 24, 2015 - BC XC Championships, Nanaimo, BC (race video)

Oct. 11, 2015 - Goodlife Victoria Marathon 8km, Victoria, BC

More previous races...

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