Marathon Village

One Down and Many, Many, More to Go

By: Karen O’Connor – One Down and Many, Many, More to Go is the feeling I have about the inaugural race of the Sea to Sea Marathon and the many, many more Sea to Sea Marathons that will be run on the Island of Tobago. Conceived by me is how it is presented in our Sea to Sea Marathon magazine …

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YOU MATTER

Iyanla Vanzant said in the #supersoulsessions “Who you are matters, what you do matters, because you have a life in your hands (yours) and how you spend that life day by day, it matters, you matter. She says she did not know that for a very long time. But know that your mistakes matter, and your difficulties matter and your …

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Now is the Time

“Claim the essence of the phenomenon that is your life” Oprah stated in a recent soul sessions talk that when she was told to go on air and just be herself that those words liberated her and made her feel what everybody wants to feel. That in doing 4773 Oprah shows she learned that no matter what the subject everybody …

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World Marathon

By: Monica Faith Stewart ‘International Marathon: 7 Continents 7 Days’ read the headlines. It’s called the ultimate marathon – seven races on seven continents in seven consecutive days! The 2016 World Marathon Challenge kicks off on Saturday, January 23rd on the Union Glacier in Antarctica and winds up a week later in Sydney, Australia – with Chile, Florida, Madrid, Marrakech …

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What is your AMBITION?

Jehue Gordon is 400-meter hurdles World Champion, a first-class Honours Graduate from the University of West Indies and entrepreneur who recently launched his own signature cologne Ambition by Jehue. This 24-year old Trinidad and Tobago athlete and entrepreneur has added motivational speaker to his profile. The question he likes to ask his audience is “What is your ambition?” Addressing a group …

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“Ain’t Nothing But Something To Do”

Benjamin Foster was a Chief in the Brooklyn North section of New York when I met him. He was in charge of some three  thousand police officers and overseeing the welfare of over 1.3 million people. Chief Foster’s favorite expression was “Ain’t nothing but something to do”. I said to him one day “did you hear Bill Clinton is running …

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Believe

It was the year that the play “A Soldiers story” was at the Negro Ensemble Company and “Dreamgirls” was on Broadway, I had been working the night shift for a week and I was completely exhausted. I spoke to my friend who told me she was going to try to get us whichever tickets were available (they were both very …

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Keep Running, Sunny or Snowy

Extreme weather can be daunting for any runner but here are some good reasons to keep you fueled. According to a study co-authored by Dr Chris Minson at the University of Oregon, training in high heat could achieve huge physiological gains. The study was done on trained cyclists and revealed even more interesting results when they found that the gains …

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Show Up

Showing up can be hard, sometimes it is easier to hide, not put ourselves through the paces. Whether it is a fear of success or a fear of failure, anxiety or laziness, lack of motivation or ambition, not showing up disconnects us from the very things that matter to us. How? Because all of life is connected and it all …

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What Are You Grateful For?

COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS Any day on this side of the grass is a good day This is your life, your time, your moment, every moment is your moment, there is no other moment to wait for or prepare. This is it. I grew up with a mother who had been dealt a few rough blows by life and so she …