Brenda Guitard is shown here in the 2013 Boston Marathon, turning onto Bolyston Street toward the finish line.
Many people in the Saint John running community will recognize the person we have profiled – Brenda Guitard. Originally, we asked a few questions and Brenda suggested we weave them into a story.
But she’s done such an awesome job of detailing her career, her words are perfect.
Here is today’s Running Whys for the Marathon by the Sea, which takes place Aug 12-14 in Saint John.
I was born and raised in Saint John. After graduating from University, I moved to Northern Ontario, where I taught high school for 18 years. In 2008, I returned to Saint John, supply teaching and working at the Running Room. For the last four years, I have been teaching physical education in elementary school – One year at Sussex Elementary School before moving Belleisle Elementary School, where I am in my third year. I continue to work at the Running Room part-time. Continue reading