The Running Whys – a Gleaner recap


This story ran in the Nov. 26th edition of the Daily Gleaner

The New Brunswick running season wrapped up last weekend with an impressive awards and Hall of Fame banquet in Tracadie.

But the unofficial running season takes few breaks and before we look back at the past year, planning is already well underway for next season’s events, including the Scotiabank Fredericton Marathon and the Liv9 Fall Classic. Continue reading

The Running Whys – Nancy Cornect

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The story on Nancy Cornect is part of the 2016 Running Whys series. This ran in the April 30 edition of the Fredericton Daily Gleaner. If you have suggestions for someone with a great story, send a note to Enjoy.

What started as a complement to her boxing regimen has developed into a passion for running that is making a difference in the lives of others.

About five years ago, Nancy Cornect, the Newfoundland native who has called Oromocto home since 2002, went on a jog with some of her friends at the Oromocto Boxing Club, all intent to boosting their cardiovascular fitness levels.

But Nancy, 44, quickly fell in love with the sport and soon found herself adding distance and time to her regular training sessions. Before she knew it, she trained for and completed a half-marathon. Continue reading