About the Series
Follow three local runners as they train for and run the 2013 BMO Vancouver Marathon & Half-Marathon. Running Vancouver isn’t just about training, but also about the personal sacrifices and motivation required to complete an endurance race.
Episodes are being broadcasted on YouTube and Novus Community Channel (in Vancouver) every week leading up to and concluding after the race (read the press release).
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Meet the Cast[bra_team_member member_name=’Jillian Walker’ member_position=’Half-Marathon Runner’ member_img_src=’http://pacerfilms.tv/blog/wp-content/uploads/8a9135ce8aa38d1cb898f98c400898af-e1360804935927.jpg’ member_social_list=’Follow on Twitter, https://twitter.com/jillianwalker, Read her Blog, http://jillianwalker.wordpress.com/’ member_columns=’3′]Jillian only began running in 2012, but she has already run over a dozen 5k, 10k and half marathon races. In the process, she has gone from hating running to loving it and yearning for her “me time” on the seawall.
Continually pushing herself to improve, she hopes to set a new personal best in the half-marathon.[/bra_team_member] [bra_team_member member_name=’Karl Woll’ member_position=’Repeat Marathon Runner’ member_img_src=’http://pacerfilms.tv/blog/wp-content/uploads/7595296298_e5ecb2b95c_o-e1360968605386.jpg’ member_social_list=’Follow on Twitter, https://twitter.com/karlwoll, Read his Blog, http://outdoorvancouver.ca’ member_columns=’3′]As our most experienced runner, Karl has run over a dozen marathons, 50k ultra-marathons, and trail races.
He’s back to run the BMO Vancouver Marathon for the fourth time in an attempt to shave just over 10-minutes off his personal best time to qualify for the Boston Marathon – no easy task.[/bra_team_member] [bra_team_member member_name=’Sean Martin’ member_position=’First Time Marathon Runner’ member_img_src=’http://pacerfilms.tv/blog/wp-content/uploads/image.jpeg’ member_social_list=’Learn more about his Story, http://www.bmovanmarathon.ca/2013/01/29/team-in-training/’ member_columns=’3′]Sean’s journey began when his daughter Shaelyn was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia, an aggressive blood cancer, at just 8 weeks old.
Now, with Shaelyn 5 years old and healthy, Sean has joined the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada’s Team In Training to honour her battles with cancer as he trains for his first marathon.[/bra_team_member] [bra_border_divider top=’40’ bottom=’40’]
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