This story appeared in the June 13 edition of the Daily Gleaner.
“Never in a million years,” is how Lisa Noseworthy described her thoughts about being able to achieve a half marathon clocking of 1:46.46 in the recent Across Town for Cross Winds race in Sussex.
It was just her fourth half marathon and second of the spring following a 1:52.07 time in the 21.1 kilometre distance as part of the Fredericton Marathon on Mother’s Day. It’s a reward for speed training and a winter of dedicated workouts on her treadmill in the Lincoln Heights area.
Yet, truth be told, the numbers represent little of the personal meaning for the 26-year-old Noseworthy, who was always into sports but did not leap into distance running until approximately four years ago. That’s when she wanted to find an avenue to “de-stress,” get active and possibly lose some weight.
“The best thing for me is that I can run,” Continue reading