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Women Run Canada

Oct 22, 2021

Not only is Malindi Elmore the Canadian Women’s record holder in the marathon, she finished 9th in the 2021 women's Olympic marathon. Malindi's race day motto “patience is power” took her through the grueling race, but also holds an even larger significance: 17 years may have passed since her last...


Oct 7, 2021

Mel Paauwe was inspired to become a coach after her own coach brought out potential in her that she didn't know was there. She founded We Run the World Coaching and now she doesn't just inspire her own clients, but a whole run community.  Mel is an impressive duathlete who kills it as a distance runner as well....


Oct 1, 2021

Gabriela DeBues Stafford and I like to talk and we hadn’t caught up since she returned to Canada from Scotland at the start of the pandemic so we had a lot of ground to cover. But we managed to focus and we dug in hard to the Olympics. Gabriela talks about what it was like to attend the Olympics with her sister Lucia...


Sep 25, 2021

A lifelong athlete, Joy SpearChief-Morris started out doing every sport before focusing her talents on the track. Joy followed her heart and her goals from UBC to the University of Western Ontario, to the Santa Barbara Track Club, and back to Ontario again. Like so many Olympic hopefuls, she fought through...


Sep 18, 2021

Dayna Pidhoresky does a deep dive on her experience preparing for and competing in the marathon at the Tokyo Olympics. Dayna's win at the 2019 Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon earned her a ticket to compete, but the guts and spirit it actually took to get to the start line is where her story really begins. This...