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Government launches Run to Quit Smoking program

The Government of Canada, Canadian Cancer Society, and the Running Room are partnering in what they are calling an innovative program to help quit smoking. The Run to Quit Smoking program launched July 28 and is designed to help participants learn to run 5 kilometres over a 10-week period while getting support to quit smoking. […]

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Columns

Column: Running strengthens self and family

Just a little over three years ago, this publication introduced me to the Morinville community as a neophyte runner who had gotten into the sport as a way to battle the bulge, fend off anti-depression medication and experience life as a fitter, healthier person…. […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville launches walking and running clubs

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Town is hoping residents will put both feet forward Wednesday when they launch a free walking and running club on the same evening. The Walk With Us Club and Morinville Running Club start May 8 at the Morinville Fish and Game Association pond trail and will run for eight consecutive Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m… […]

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Morinville

New program will get people running

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Although it may seem hard to believe with grass and gardens still covered in snow, spring is here and running towards us. Later this spring the Town of Morinville will lace up the joggers on a new program to get people running. The program will begin in May but the Town is taking registrations now… […]

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Morinville Sports

Cardiff woman running her own race

By Stephen Dafoe

Cardiff – Whether it is running on a Sunday morning through Cardiff Park or running one seventh of a grueling trail run in southern Alberta, 39-year-old Calli Stromner runs mainly for herself. The Cardiff resident took up the sport two years ago to develop a greater sense of health and wellbeing, but primarily to come of some prescription antidepressants she felt were inhibiting her life. .. […]

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Morinville Sports

Morinville – a community on the run

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – Whether inside or outside, on the sidewalk or on the trail – Morinville residents like to run. With warmer days upon us and streets swept and cleaned, residents can be seen jogging and running throughout the community to keep fit or to get fit… […]

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Local News

Cardiff woman on the run to great health

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – On a hot summer’s evening, a bit of a breeze in the air to further keep the mosquitoes at bay, a Cardiff woman does several laps of the Morinville Fish and Game Club pond. By her side is an overweight neophyte runner learning the ropes from the more seasoned practitioner. But for Calli Stromner, who took up running last year, there is a great willingness to get someone else into the sport because she knows the benefits of running and the steps that got her to where she is today… […]