An interview with Jean-Paul Bedard: “Many lives are lost to silence”

October 4th, 2017 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Runs & Races, STWM 2017 | No Comments »

J.P. Bedard is running for survivors of sexual abuse. Here are his take-home messages before he runs the marathon course six times in Toronto.

J.P. Bedard runs Toronto marathon four times for survivors of sexual assault

October 16th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in The Scene | 1 Comment »

A survivor of sexual assault himself, J.P. Bedard took to the streets of Toronto today to run the marathon four times for others who have suffered the same abuses that he has.

“As a kid, I was too shy to be athletic. Running has changed my life.”

October 5th, 2016 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

As a child, Cathy Vandergeest was never athletic. She gave running a shot three years ago and can say that it has added greatly to many areas of her life. She is on the team of digital champions for this year’s Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.

Our Golden Shoe Awards: Runner of the year — J.P. Bedard

December 23rd, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

From record setters to incredible age-groupers to those that make it all possible, Canada’s running community has several outstanding individuals. We honour seven deserving runners who have made a huge impact on our sport in the past […]