Tag Archives: Lynn Kanuka

Focus on the finish line

To be a champion runner, you need two things: talent and focus. Talent is a matter of genetics. Focus is a three-pronged process: The long-term effort of focusing one’s life on the yearly training plan and the day-to-day workouts; The … Continue reading

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The Women’s 10,000m: Comparing 1988 to 2012

History of the women’s 10,000m track race I was lucky to have matured as a runner just a few years before the 10,000m track race became an official event for women. Prior to 1986, I competed nationally (and a few times … Continue reading

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Olympic Training Log May 7-May 13: Cross-Training SUCKS!

The Injured Runner: It Sucks to Be You! Yeah, we all know injured runners are unhappy, hyper, worried they’ll gain weight, worried they’ll have to miss (or screw up) their next race, and driven to run no matter how much … 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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