Road 2 Hope Hamilton Marathon

I must quote start with a few quotes. I’ll repeat this one about Eric Liddell, just because. “He runs because ‘God made him fast for a reason’. His running is a reconciliation of his faith and his passion, which is running. He runs for the glory of God. His faith always remains constant and pre-eminent in his life…”. And now …

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Who Knows?

Two weeks ago I was sitting at my computer while Jonathan was at hockey and the boys were in bed. A good friend of mine who was training for the Hamilton Road to Hope Marathon mentioned that Simon Whitfield (who is also sponsored by Chariot) would be there. So, I thought I’d check out the website. Not only did the …

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Can You Imagine?

My husband’s cousin sent me this youtube video. Wow. You’d better have some tissues nearby. When I ran the Boston Marathon in 2005, the Hoyt’s and I ran by Jonathan and his family at the same time. Because of it, my fans nearly missed seeing me!

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Brantford Expositor – Oct 17, 2009

Marathon Mom seeks to inspire otherswritten by Brian Smiley For those who missed it, The Expositor’s Flashback column on Thursday carried an interesting item from 25 years ago.In 1984, two young runners, Rick Mannen and Martin Dixon, created a buzz during the Skylon International Marathon.Running in Niagara Falls, Mannen completed the 26 miles and 385 yards in two hours, 19 …

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More Great News!

Great news. I was 8th (not 9th) overall at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon. Not sure exactly what happened but I am thrilled!

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Results – Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon ’09

What a day! Today I ran the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon for Team Canada. I was ranked the 14th elite female and ended up placing 9th female overall, was the 1st Canadian female, had a personal best time (7th fastest Canadian in 2009), and we (Team Canada) were 2nd in the International Team Challenge.I was hoping for a faster time …

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Team Canada for Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon!

Well, here it is! A picture of me with my Team Canada jacket. I will run with 3 other Canadians in the International Team Challenge Sunday, September 27. This morning at the press conference I met Fauja Singh & Ed Whitlock. Six years ago, at the Scotiabank Toronto Marathon Singh ran 5:40:04 a new 90+ marathon record; Whitlock ran 2:59:10 …

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