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Name: Katrina Dingle

Location: Montreal, Quebec


Twitter: wvanillasugar

Instagram: warmvanillasugar

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Katrina Dingle

Favorite Quote:

When it comes to training, I like thinking “the decision has already been made”, so that when I have to wake up at 5:30am I know that I’ve got to get up!     While running, I like thinking “you’re stronger than you think”. I’m always right!

Why do you run?

It’s a form of therapy for me. I like the way it clears my head mostly, and gives me a sense of piece and quiet. I run early, and love watching the sun rise. I find running is more than just fitness, it’s a way to get to know yourself, a way to connect with nature and a way to genuinely feel good about something. I could go on and on.

Favorite place to run:

Ever? Definitely the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, ON, Canada.    Now? The park around my apartment (Parc Maisonneuve).

Running gear you can not live without:

Gels, hydration pack, a wind breaker, and some solid mittens!

When not running where would we find you?

In the kitchen. I’m a food blogger and am constantly cooking up something delicious.

Favorite post race fuel:

A smoothie, a protein bar, or a giant salad jam packed with good stuff. I don’t have a “staple” per say, I like to switch things up.

Song you want to hear at the finish line:

The Hey Song.  Check it out here:  Can you say “pump up music” or what?