Posts Tagged ‘run’

Marla Canvasser, Cheryl Kerwin, Mark Canvasser (at back), Debbie Canvasser and Eric Canvasser

Longtime Runner Marks 14th Marathon

Marla Canvasser competed in the Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon’s International Half-Marathon event for the 14th time on Oct. 21. Marla, 58, of West Bloomfield, says she loves being part of such a large athletic event in Detroit. “Crossing the bridge into Canada and the tunnel back to Detroit is a really unique experience,” she…

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running, walking on trail

When Embarrassment Is A Blessing

A few months ago, I got a call from my friend Rachel. “I saw that Detroit Chesed Project is looking for volunteers to help raise money for this charity by running in a marathon. Let’s do it,” Rachel said with excitement. All I could think of was how incredibly awful my running experiences had been…

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people running in 5k

Teens Race To Make A Difference

5K planned to help end teen substance abuse. Runners and walkers are invited to “Spring Into Action” in downtown Franklin May 19 at a 5K to help end teen substance abuse one step at a time. Led by the Youth Action Board (YAB) of the Birmingham Bloomfield Community Coalition (BBCC), the YAB’s goal is to…

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