March 2018 Issue #64
1397 Brookdale Ave., Cornwall
SHINES THE SPOTLIGHT ON OUR MEMBERS
Laura Grant Talks Multisport
athletics long before joining the Cornwall Multisport Club. S he was a figure skater ocal athlete Laura Grant is not only for ten years, and took part in all sports she active in the fitness community here could get involved with while she was in in Cornwall, but she’s also an elementary high school. school teacher at Sacred Heart Elementary School, and the mother of four children, “I joined the Cornwall Multisport Club three boys and a girl, who are also very in December 2017. Actually, I signed my entire family up as we all love to run,” shares involved in athletics. Grant. “I would love to see my children Grant is a Crossfit enthusiast at Crossfit run competitively as well. I initially joined Cornwall where she attends daily, plays CMC so I could have a group of individuals soccer, exercises daily, and runs daily. She to run with and motivate me to get out there is also a member of the Cornwall Multisport and run longer distances and a run a faster Club. 5K.” Grant has been active and interested in Her first race was the MS race in 2017. By Molly Kett
It was also her first 5 km. She found a love for running and from May 2017 until December, Grant participated in a race nearly every weekend. Last summer, she also participated in the Trifecta Spartan, running the sprint, the super, and the beast.
Laura Grant with two of competition.
Grant’s personal best is 21 minutes and 29 seconds. Before joining the Cornwall Multisport Club, Grant had never run beyond 5 km. Since joining, Grant has run Laura Grant participating in one of her races. Photo Submitted up to 12 km with the support of all members of the Cornwall Multisport Club and a few of different levels get together and run as a specific club members. supportive group.” “Ian Callan, Rene Bourget, and Laurie What’s next for Grant in terms of Spicer push me with each run,” says Grant. Multisport and the CMC? On Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, you “Using the group members experience can find Grant running with her running and expertise to help prepare to run a half group. marathon,” says Grant. “It’s a great group of runners who run “The Cornwall Multisport Club is great with the slowest to the fastest runners. No for the community because it encourages one is left behind,” says Grant. “We also non runners to get involved and run races recently started meeting at a local gym and they never thought were possible. It also running there when the conditions are too promotes living a healthy active lifestyle,” her children after dangerous to run outside. I like that runners Photo Submitted says Grant.
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