The Running Whys – MBTS – a final look back

Recap - Donald Elspeth LemonNew faces, new challenges, new results.

The athletes we featured in the 2015 edition of the Running Whys for Marathon by the Sea allowed readers and fans of this great event unique insight at their dedication and inspiration, all with an eye the 21st annual race(s).

It was our second collection of stories centered on MBTS and once again, the runners faced many challenges and hurdles but goal setting, training and perseverance played major roles in helping them achieve their aspirations.

The photo above is one of so many that captured the spirit of the race as the father-daughter tandem of Don and Elspeth Lemon crossed the finish line hand-in-hand, much to the delight on the spectators assembled in the Uptown. Continue reading

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Marathon by the Sea – Recap

The 20th anniversary running of Emera Marathon by the Sea took place Sunday.

The 20th anniversary running of Emera Marathon by the Sea took place Sunday.

This is the final story in a series profiling runners who competed in the 20th anniversary running of Emera Marathon By the Sea Marathon in Saint John on Sunday. The individual stories, which can be seen by scrolling on this blog, are also running on the MBTS Facebook page and MBTS website.

Those aching muscles feel slightly better today than Monday. Another night’s sleep made things much better and today, many of those who participated in the 20th Emera Marathon by the Sea on Sunday are thinking about their next run. Continue reading