The Running Whys – Lloyd Chambers

Lloyd MainFresh off another adventure distance run, Lloyd Chambers and Nicole McCarty of Fredericton are busy planning for the next part of a continuous recreation goal that hits particularly close to home.

Next month, two editions of the Fredericton Beer Run are scheduled to celebrate New Brunswick Day. But more importantly, they will help raise funds for diabetes research.

I have a son with Type 1 Diabetes and he was diagnosed when he was two in 2000,” said Lloyd of his now 18-year-old son Cody. Continue reading

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The Running Whys – Corinne Fournier

Corinne Fournier is using all of her running experience to prepare for her first full marathon which will take place at Marathon by the Sea.

Corinne Fournier is using all of her running experience to prepare for her first full marathon which will take place at Marathon by the Sea.

From Saint John to Australia to South East Asia and back, Corinne Fournier used running to hit some fitness goals and then form the base for success in the sport of Ultimate Frisbee. Her dedication has continued to earn rewards as next month, she will run her first marathon at Marathon by the Sea. Read all the details in her Running Whys account. Enjoy.

by Corinne Fournier

“Running has thrown me into adventures that I would otherwise have missed”  – Benjamin Cheever, American writer

I was never into fitness.

In my teen years, I used to be the girl that would avoid gym class with every excuse imaginable.

When I was in university, a lot of my friends and students would go running to stay fit. I decided one day I would become a runner too (and what a great way to lose that “Freshman 15” everyone gains during their first year!). Continue reading