I was approaching the 18-kilometre spirit hub of the Calgary Marathon half-marathon. Someone was holding up a sign that read: “You are an inspiration.”
I was overcome with such intense emotion that I had to cover my face and run whilst I cried the happiest and proudest tears. I was three kilometres from the finish line and reaching a goal I never thought I could attain.
How far I have come in the past nine months as a runner is something I owe completely to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. Read the full story