Susan Sommers is a two-time marathoner, walking seven-and-a-half hour races at ages sixty-one and sixty-three, and has completed thirty races since 2003. She is a well-known and popular keynote speaker and workshop leader at conferences and events in North America. In 2015, Susan was featured at an International Women's Day celebration in Jaipur, India. Susan works out and travels with her husband Peter, a two-time Boston marathoner, and she has participated in Girls on the Run races with her granddaughter Lauren. Susan lives in Toronto.
Theresa Dugwell holds three Guinness World Records for running the greatest distance in twelve hours on a treadmill, in the overall and women's categories. She has completed twenty-one marathons and is training with Olympic gold medalist Mark McKoy to try out for the Masters provincial qualifying races in 2016. She has created and delivered workshops on emotional intelligence in the workplace, creativity and selfesteem, and the psychophysiology of the stress response. An active YMCA volunteer since 2005, Theresa has organized events and fundraisers, and received the volunteer of the year award. Theresa lives in Toronto.