Contributor

Christine Blanchette

TV host of Run With It and radio host, writer/blogger

Christine started running in 1999 and has competed in many high profile running events such as the Boston Marathon. She is an age group medalist in local runs, yet among her most memorable accomplishments was winning in South Korea, including a half marathon which had a helicopter flying overhead, indicating her status as race leader and ultimate winner.

While her talent as a runner is unquestioned she is also an accomplished writer/blogger for the Richmond Review and Sherbrooke Record newspapers while also being featured in publications, such as The Seattle Times and Canadian Running Magazine.

With over 10 years experience in broadcast and print she brings her professional experience as host of the TV Pilot about Running and Health. She has been a guest speaker at running events and has produced two speaker series on running and health at Richmond’s South Arm Community Centre. Christine has for the past eight years been a respected running instructor at The University of British Columbia, for the city of Richmond and for the Vancouver Sun Run as a clinic coordinator.