Tag Archives: Lizanne Bussieres

Runners’ obsessions part three (cont.): an Olympic-sized disappointment

My last post was called “Happy Endings”. Today, as I continue the story of my preparation for the 1984 Olympic Marathon Trials (started in a previous post in my “Runners’ obsessions” series), maybe I should warn you that this story has a very sad … Continue reading

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Runners’ Obsessions Part 3 (cont.): Training for the 1984 Olympic marathon trials

My immediate recovery from the Toronto Marathon was pretty good. I had no injury issues and was back to hard training in a couple of weeks. I do remember that I felt tired and performed at a slightly sub-par level … Continue reading

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Canadian cross-country running in the ’80s: Part III

In this post, I’d like to tell you a bit about some of Canada’s great female cross-country runners of the 1980s. Most of them were my teammates at World Cross-Country Championships at least once, although some of them I missed … Continue reading

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