For the past couple of months I have been seeing posts on Facebook about Team Novo Nordisk member Sebastien Sasseville running across Canada. I figured that this was the Team Novo Nordisk triathletes running as a team across Canada to raise diabetes awareness. I then started to see more and more articles and in each article the word solo appeared. I would think to myself that running across Canada on your own would be impossible.
That is Sebastien and Team Novo Nordisk though, what we think is impossible they think can be done. Breaking down the run it is 180 marathons in 9 months!!! Yes thats right!!! When I saw that I thought that my goal of doing two marathons in a year was nothing. The run starts on February 2nd and again that is in St. Johns Canada. Not a nice warm country like Australia but Canada, the average high in St. Johns for February is 29 degrees. Personally I know that running in the cold is horrible, it burns your lungs and breathing is a lot tougher.
I love when people with diabetes do the impossible!!! I have no doubt in my mind that Sebastien will complete this amazing run. To get more information on Sebastiens run you can go to Outrun Diabetes. (That page is already my new homepage) I will be following Sebastien on Facebook, Outrun Diabetes and on Twitter to hear how the run is going every day until he finishes. I know that I will have tough training days ahead but by following Sebastiens amazing run I will have no excuses. A five mile run or a 40 mile bike ride is nothing compared to running 7,500km. I wish Sebastien the best of luck and wish that I could sneak off to Canada to join him for a section of his run, I also wish I could be at the finish line when he cro
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