About Amy

IMG_0195The Long Slow Distance follows the training of Amy Friel, a Canadian distance runner and freelance writer. The daughter of a nationally-ranked middle-distance runner and granddaughter of a Canadian marathon legend,  Amy’s writing chronicles the personal journey of a young athlete struggling to make good on her family’s storied marathon legacy. Along the way, she explores the past, present, and future of Canadian distance running.

A contributor to both the Canada Running Series blog and iRun magazine, Amy’s writing has also been featured in the St. John’s Telegram and the Globe and Mail. You can follow her running and ramblings on Twitter.


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