Running in the Meadows


Since May, a small group of residents who like to run have been meeting on Saturday mornings at the track behind Stephen Lewis Secondary School at 7 am. I know! Who wants to wake up at 7 am on a Saturday morning? Let alone going for a run! Eastern wisdom says, “Early hours are Godly hours.” Personally, I have found starting the day with a jog outside in the morning revitalizes me! The energy from the group is a bonus. Even though most of us who come now are used to running, the program is open for anybody who wants to walk, run or a combination of both. Our group is open for all ages: our youngest member is two years old and some of our members are well in their fifties. This group is also for people who want give running a try. Let me assure you, you will see Churchill Meadows in a way you may have never seen it before. There is a certain calmness in the air, with the smell of fresh dew, just in time for you to witness a beautiful sun rise.

“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” ― Dean Karnazes

We look forward to seeing you next Saturday morning at 7 am at the track behind Stephen Lewis Secondary School. All you need are comfortable shoes and water. The energy and that sensation of feeling good after the run is free!

For more information, feel free to reach Alex Thomas (

Special Program:

Want to run a Marathon?

Since the first week of May we have been running a program for the benefit of individuals who would like to start running but lack the motivation. The program is designed to get a beginner to complete a 5K run by end of June.

Enjoy Sports?

After a nice run, some of the members head on over to join the Tennis buffs for a fun game of Tennis! The tennis club starts at 8:00 am at the Doug Leavens Park every Saturday. For more information about the recreational tennis club, please get in touch with Sumair Ahmed at