Every week Canadian Operating workers author Maddy Kelly and Shakeout host Kate Van Buskirk deliver you a recap from the thrilling world of working. This week on The Rundown we’re joined by former Canadian marathon record-holder Lanni Marchant.
It’s been some time since Lanni final toed a begin line, and quite a bit has occurred in that point. In 2013 the 37 year-old broke the Canadian document within the marathon, working 2 hours 28 minutes. She went on to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in each the ten,000m and the marathon, however needed to petition Athletics Canada to permit her to do that double. That very same yr, she testified as a part of the Canadian Ladies and Ladies in Sport Parliamentary Committee, and spoke extensively concerning the over sexualization of feminine athletes.
After 5 years of accidents and private challenges, Lanni was the highest Canadian finisher at this month’s NYC marathon, the place she raced for the Launch Restoration Basis. This group supplies assist and funds for people searching for therapy for addictions and substance abuse. On that be aware, on this episode we focus on psychological sickness, consuming problems, substance abuse and suicide. Please pay attention with care. And keep in mind, when you or somebody you understand is struggling, you may entry assist via the Canada Suicide Prevention Companies.