Participant & Coach Stories
Edmonton woman quits smoking, wins a new car and reveals she was a smoker for 15 years.
At age 29, Jessica Therrien had been smoking for 10 years, was not physically active and never dreamed she could complete a 5 km run.
At 55 years old, Louise Wagar of Chilliwack, British Columbia always thought of herself as someone who would smoke her entire life.
Gary Anand started smoking when he was just 13. Like many people, his annual New Year’s resolution was to quit smoking. And in 2016, he finally did it. How? By joining Run to Quit.
Chelsea Gumbley had been smoking for 13 years, was overweight and was desperately trying to make healthier choices.
Ryan Denenny was addicted to smoking and would smoke 14 cigarettes per day.
Jason Summers had been smoking a pack a day for 27 years.
Brenda Sparks’ new status read: “30 days smoke-free”.
She can teach her students a valuable first-hand lesson for the start of the new school year – hard work pays off, and sometimes in more ways than expected.