Honourary Lifetime Member 2019

PAM POWER MCKENNA

THE PEIROADRUNNERS HAVE NINE LIVING LIFETIME MEMBERS. YOU CAN FIND THE LIST HERE

THE BOARD HAS DECIDED TO ADD A TENTH PERSON TO THIS GROUP.

THIS HONOURARY LIFETIME MEMBER HAS BEEN RUNNING COMPETITIVELY SINCE THE 1980’S.

FROM 1991 UNTIL 2003 SHE WON THE PEI MARATHON FULL 4 TIMES, THE HALF 3 TIMES, THE DUNK RIVER 5 TIMES, HARVEST FESTIVAL 6 TIMES, FULTON CAMPBELL 9 TIMES, INCLUDING 5 IN A ROW, THE BUNNY HOP 6 TIMES, THE MOUNT EDWARD GROCERY – 8 TMES IN A ROW – AND THE WALLY RODD.

SHE ALSO WON THE JOHNNY MILES MARATHON  5 TIMES, THE FREDERICTON MARATHON 3 TIMES  (twice coming 2nd), HAS RUN BOSTON MARATHON 5 TIMES INCLUDING THE 100TH EDITION OF THAT RACE – ONE OF ONLY FOUR ISLANDERS IN THAT RACE, AND WAS QUALIFIED TO RUN IN 2020 AT AGE 62

SHE HAS BEEN A VOLUNTEER FOR THE ROADRUNNERS, FOR THE CGHS SADD RUN FOR 10 CONSECTUTIVE YEARS AND HAS BEEN AND CONTINUES TO BE AN ACTIVE SPONSOR (CAPITAL HONDA).PAM TRAINED GROUPS FOR THE ARTHRITIS SOCIETY FUND RAISNG MARATHONS IN IRELAND,BELGUIM AND SWITZERLAND.

SHE CONTIUES TO ENJOY HER SATURDAY MORNING RUNS –WHEN NOT IN FLORIDA- WITH THE CHARLOTTETOWN HOTEL GROUP ( MEET AT 7:30AM AT THE HOTEL FOR A 11.2K RUN FOLLOWED BY COFFEE AS THE NOTICE STATES)

SHE HAS LONG BEEN AN EXAMPLE OF SOMEONE WHO USED RUNNING TO PROMOTE A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. WHILE THE REST OF US DROVE HOME FROM OUR KIDS SOCCER GAMES SHE WAS REGULARLY SEEN RUNNING BACK TO CHARLOTTETOWN.

WE ARE PLEASED TO RECOGNIZE PAM POWER MCKENNA FOR HER MANY YEARS OF EXCELLENT RUNNING AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PEIROADRUNNERS.

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