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  • 2014 (11)
    • May (3)
      • Congratulations Team CBC 2014!

        Posted: May 26, 2014 10:24 AM ET
        What an incredible Blue Nose weekend we had, just over a week ago.  We're so proud of our Team CBC walkers and runners. You committed, trained, showed up, had fun...
      • Blue Nose 2014 - The Home Stretch

        Posted: May 13, 2014 3:59 PM ET
        Well Team CBC, this is it! The final countdown.Less than one week to go until Blue Nose weekend. As we head into the homestretch, we'd love for you to share...
      • Guess the Weather - and more...

        Posted: May 13, 2014 3:52 PM ET
        Hey Team CBC! Are you getting ready to giv'er? The countdown is on as we're coming into our last couple weeks of training for race weekend! This Wednesday is...
    • April (5)
      • Weekly Update, April 28

        Posted: Apr 28, 2014 3:48 PM ET
        Hello CBC team! Three weeks to go until the big weekend!We hope you've been hitting the streets with your tunes for training, achieving your goals and most of all, having...
      • Winners! Team CBC 2014

        Posted: Apr 22, 2014 3:46 PM ET
        Hello team! I hope you all had a lovely long weekend. We're excited to announce the winners of our FREE Blue Nose event registrations:Debbie DavisLin IvanyRenee Newell BoucherJenny KeenanJohn...
      • Running - Staying Motivated

        Posted: Apr 15, 2014 4:14 PM ET
        Running is a solitary sport.  Or is it? Some people like the solitary aspect, others enjoy running with friends to make it more social.How do you keep motivated if you're...
      • Blue Nose Marathon - Running Playlist Suggestions

        Posted: Apr 15, 2014 3:57 PM ET
        We had lots of great feedback for our Blue Nose Marathon running playlist. Here are some of the songs you suggested - thanks for sharing!                     Great Big Sea - Run...
      • Tunes for Training....

        Posted: Apr 8, 2014 4:37 PM ET
        Hey Team CBC-ers!   Well in typical Nova Scotia fashion, Spring seems to have materialized overnight, and although rain is forecast for the next couple of days, it's better than snow...
    • March (3)
      • Spring into....Winter??

        Posted: Mar 26, 2014 8:29 AM ET
        Looks like Spring is being pre-empted by a blizzard!    With this in mind, we take safety into consideration and common sense always wins out. If driving conditions are not good,...
      • First week of Team Training

        Posted: Mar 18, 2014 2:31 PM ET
        Hello Team CBC!  Team CBC is now up and running! Since opening registration, nearly 90 people have signed up to run or walk with us.Please note that even if you...
      • Registration for Team CBC 2014 is now open!

        Posted: Mar 5, 2014 4:46 PM ET
        Hello Team CBC!  We hope everyone is getting pumped up for the 11th annual Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon presented by CBC and of course, Team CBC's fourth year! Whether you're...
  • 2013 (18)
    • May (7)
      • Way to Go Team CBC!!

        Posted: May 28, 2013 2:08 PM ET
        Hello Team! It's just over a week since the Blue Nose Marathon and I hope you're all feeling great. Congratulations to each and every one of you on achieving your...
      • VIDEO: Team CBC at the 2013 Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon, May 17 - 19

        Posted: May 27, 2013 3:20 PM ET
      • Get to know team CBC: Meet Robert and Noelle Lavoie

        Posted: May 17, 2013 12:19 PM ET
        The family who runs together, stays together.Robert and Noelle Lavoie are a Team CBC father-daughter pair. This is their second year with the team and Robert's fourth with the...
      • The Countdown is On! A few last minute details and some fun...

        Posted: May 14, 2013 1:19 PM ET
        Team CBC Photo 2012It's the final countdown! Blue Nose weekend starts in just three days, and we know you're all ready to giv'er all you've got.Each of us has set...
      • Get to know Team CBC: Meet Bonnie Prosser

        Posted: May 9, 2013 5:20 PM ET
        Bonnie Prosser loves to walk.On May 19, during the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon she's walking the Recharge with Milk Half Marathon. That's more than 21 K."It looked like a lot...
      • Team CBC Run/Walk - CANCELLED (Thursday, May 9)

        Posted: May 9, 2013 4:00 PM ET
        We are going to cancel tonight's Team CBC walk/run. Just had chat with our friend Kalin Mitchell,  our CBC Meteorologist and it looks like we're looking at rain or showers...
      • We're on the homestretch, and getting super excited!

        Posted: May 7, 2013 2:39 PM ET
        All of our hard work and determination over the past three months is about to pay off. We are only a week-and-a-half away from Blue Nose weekend and we couldn't...
    • April (7)
      • Team CBC Weekly Update - April 30

        Posted: Apr 30, 2013 3:16 PM ET
         Less than 3 weeks left until the big weekend. Can you believe it? I hope you're all getting ready to giv'er all you've got!Run/Walk - Thursday, May 2, 6 p.m.This...
      • Less than 1 month to giv'er!

        Posted: Apr 24, 2013 1:59 PM ET
        Only a few weeks left to go before the big weekend!If you haven't already, be sure to check out our first "Meet Team CBC" blog post featuring a familiar face...
      • Get to know Team CBC: Meet Rod MacIntyre

        Posted: Apr 18, 2013 3:10 PM ET
        Rod MacIntyre is an inspiration.I met Rod on our first Thursday night Team CBC run of the year. We quickly started up a conversation as we circled the Public Gardens...
      • Winners of Team CBC Blue Nose Registrations

        Posted: Apr 17, 2013 11:18 AM ET
        Hello team,We are deeply saddened by the tragic events at the Boston Marathon this week. Our thoughts are with the families of all the people who have been affected by...
      • Team CBC Weekly Update - April 10

        Posted: Apr 11, 2013 4:21 PM ET
        Run/Walk - Thursday, April 11For this week's run/walk we're going to do the figure eight around the Commons and Citadel Hill again. This route gives us 3.7km, 5.4km, 6km and...
      • April 4 Run/Walk Group

        Posted: Apr 5, 2013 12:44 PM ET
        What a fantastic night for a run! Our weekly groups keep on growing - thanks to everyone who came out....
      • April 2 Update and Health and Wellness Session Info

        Posted: Apr 3, 2013 11:25 AM ET
        Run/Walk - Thursday, April 4Thanks to all the runners and walkers that join us every Thursday for our group sessions. What a sight, seeing all those bright red Team CBC...
    • March (4)
      • Team CBC Weekly Update - March 26

        Posted: Mar 26, 2013 1:12 PM ET
        Hi Team!Only 51 days left until Blue Nose weekend and that means it's time to seriously start thinking about getting prepared and staying healthy. Team CBC is here to help!Run/Walk...
      • Team CBC Weekly Update - March 19

        Posted: Mar 21, 2013 11:26 AM ET
        Hi Team!We are officially into the spring season and it sure is apparent on a beautiful evening like last Thursday when Halifax's runners and walkers were out in full force!...
      • Team CBC Weekly Update - March 12

        Posted: Mar 14, 2013 1:04 PM ET
        Hello team!66 days from now we'll be gathering for what is sure to be a weekend of epic proportions, but first a little training is in order.First Run/Walk - Thursday,...
      • Team CBC 2013 - 1,2,3, GO!

        Posted: Mar 6, 2013 4:53 PM ET
        Hello Team! We hope everyone is getting pumped up for the 10th annual Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon presented by CBC and of course, Team CBC's third year! Whether you're a seasoned...
  • 2012 (20)
    • May (6)
      • Congratulations Team CBC!

        Posted: May 25, 2012 1:22 PM ET
        We FINISHED'ER!!   We wanted to take a moment to thank all Team CBC members for training, running and walking with us in 2012! You all looked great in your...
      • Oh The Fun - Remember This? Warm-up 2011

        Posted: May 16, 2012 11:15 AM ET
        VIDEO - A number of us found each other in the crowd last year because of our bright red Team CBC running jerseys no doubt. We got together to warm...
      • Team CBC - Final Update

        Posted: May 15, 2012 5:31 PM ET
        This has been a fantastic season of training and as always we managed to have some fun along with the sweat and tears of 8 weeks of hard work! From...
      • Team CBC Events, May 7 - 12

        Posted: May 8, 2012 4:31 PM ET
        We're almost there Team CBC. Race weekend is just over a week away! We hope to see you at the Goodlife Fitness Expo May 18-19 at the World Trade &...
      • Team CBC Profile - Christine Eisan and Earl Head, Half Marathon participants

        Posted: May 8, 2012 12:39 PM ET
        Christine Eisan and Earl Head are a husband and wife team training and running together in the half marathon. This is Christine's second half marathon and Earl's first.Q: How did...
      • Team CBC Events, April 30 - May 5

        Posted: May 2, 2012 4:28 PM ET
        The Team CBC and LifeMark Health and Wellness session was well attended, and by all accounts offered great value to our Team CBC runners and walkers with nutrition advice, stretching...
    • April (8)
      • Team CBC Profile - Flint Churchill, Half Marathon participant

        Posted: Apr 26, 2012 3:59 PM ET
        Flint Churchill is running the half marathon this year at the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon as part of Team CBC. Family, friends and a local Yarmouth running club encouraged Flint...
      • The Blue Nose Wave

        Posted: Apr 25, 2012 4:24 PM ET
        Check out the Blue Nose wave video! The best way to greet your fellow Blue Nosers when you're out on a run....
      • Chris Colepaugh and the Crew at the Post Race Party

        Posted: Apr 25, 2012 4:13 PM ET
        We're thrilled to announce the post-race party band for the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon. Chris Colepaugh and the Crew will rock the house at this year's event and CBC...
      • Team CBC Events, April 23 - 28

        Posted: Apr 25, 2012 9:07 AM ET
        We're into week 8 and warmer running weather, at last. This week we're offering Team CBC a health and wellness session with Lifemark as a mid-training check-in. The Lifemark team...
      • Team CBC Events, April 16 - 21

        Posted: Apr 17, 2012 4:51 PM ET
        ***UPDATE*** Friday Fitness at the Y is Dynamic Drills with Brennan! See you tonight at 6 p.m.Here's what's on the Team CBC training schedule for this week:Thursday, April 19, 6...
      • Team CBC Events, April 10 - 14

        Posted: Apr 12, 2012 11:18 AM ET
        We're into Training week 6! The post-Easter training week for Team CBC and Thanks to all for your inspiration and camaraderie as continue toward race day. We still have space...
      • Team CBC Profile - Peggy Gordon, Half Marathon participant

        Posted: Apr 10, 2012 12:00 PM ET
        Peggy Gordon is running the half marathon this year at the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon as part of Team CBC. Originally from Sydney Mines, Peggy has lived in Methuen, Massachusetts...
      • Team CBC Events, April 2 - 7

        Posted: Apr 3, 2012 12:27 PM ET
        It's week 5 for Team CBC and we hope all is going well with your training for the Blue Nose Marathon. Thanks to all of you who came out to...
    • March (6)
      • Team CBC Profile - Eilidh Beaton, 5K participant

        Posted: Mar 28, 2012 2:29 PM ET
        We want you to get to know a few of our Team CBC participants between now and the Scotiabank Blue Nose Marathon. This week we introduce Eilidh Beaton, originally from...
      • Team CBC Events, March 26 - 31

        Posted: Mar 27, 2012 2:41 PM ET
        It's Week 4 Team CBC! We hope you enjoyed the quick taste of summer Mother Nature gave us last week - running in shorts in March!? Crazy, check it out...
      • Team CBC Events, March 19 - 24

        Posted: Mar 20, 2012 12:48 PM ET
        Welcome to Week 3 of our 'Training Camp'! Kudos to those who defied the end-of-week fatigue and re-energized body and soul participating in a Zumba class on Friday night and...
      • CANCELLED Team CBC Run - Thursday, March 15

        Posted: Mar 15, 2012 10:11 AM ET
        Hey Team! Mother Nature has presented some wintery and icy conditions so we've decided to cancel tonight's Team CBC run. Feel free to find a treadmill at a gym near...
      • Team CBC Events, March 12 - 17

        Posted: Mar 13, 2012 5:31 PM ET
        Last Friday night we rocked those stationary bikes in the first Team CBC spin class of 2012, in fact, our group drew the attention of a local musical celebrity who...
      • Team CBC Events, March 5 - 10

        Posted: Mar 7, 2012 5:09 PM ET
        Our 2012 training program got off to a spirited start last Friday with the first ZUMBA class -- well done for all those who were able to make it to...
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